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Competitions for Talented Kids: Win Scholarships, Big Prize Money, and Recognition
     

Competitions for Talented Kids: Win Scholarships, Big Prize Money, and Recognition

by Frances Karnes, Tracy L. Riley
 
This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date listing of national competitions available for students. Ideal for students and families seeking scholarship money and national recognition for skills and abilities in academics, the arts, leadership, and community involvement, Competitions for Talented Kids is the ultimate guide for winning and learning from

Overview

This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date listing of national competitions available for students. Ideal for students and families seeking scholarship money and national recognition for skills and abilities in academics, the arts, leadership, and community involvement, Competitions for Talented Kids is the ultimate guide for winning and learning from competitions. In addition to its extensive listing of competitions, the book includes a unique Competitions Journal that helps students record their progress and success.

In this completely revised and expanded edition, students will find a treasure trove of information on selecting, entering, and competing in national contests. The book also features complete information on who to contact, how to enter, prizes, judging criteria, contest origin, significant dates, and tips from the contest organizers themselves. Competitions for Talented Kids is a resource beyond compare. From contests in general science and mathematics, to classical literature and art, this book offers students a listing of competitions in almost any talent area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593631567
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.

Tracy Riley, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer in gifted and talented education at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. A former teacher of gifted students, she publishes and presents internationally. Tracy is actively involved with many gifted and talented initiatives in New Zealand, including serving as coeditor of APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education and serving on several Ministry of Education advisory groups.

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