Gifted and Talented Behavior and Education: A Special Issue of "Exceptionality"

Overview

Providing a glimpse into the diversity of giftedness, this special issue questions how gifted students are viewed, how their attributes are characterized, and how educators can create a system to better meet their individual needs. The articles present the characteristics of giftedness, underachievement and its causes, and suggestions for recognizing underachievement in gifted populations. In addition they address the issues of cultural diversity, how to create a model of identification that allows diverse ...

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Overview

Providing a glimpse into the diversity of giftedness, this special issue questions how gifted students are viewed, how their attributes are characterized, and how educators can create a system to better meet their individual needs. The articles present the characteristics of giftedness, underachievement and its causes, and suggestions for recognizing underachievement in gifted populations. In addition they address the issues of cultural diversity, how to create a model of identification that allows diverse populations to be included in gifted programs, as well as identification and programming options that are appropriate for the non middle-class student population. The hope is that this issue provides a large lens through which to look at the gifted population, showing there is no one single image of the gifted child.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805896596
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 10, Number 2, 2002. Contents: J.S. Renzulli, A Message From the Guest Editor: Looking at Giftedness Through a Wide Angle Lens. J.S. Renzulli, Emerging Conceptions of Giftedness: Building a Bridge to the New Century. S.M. Baum, F.R. Olenchak, The Alphabet Children: GT, ADHD, and More. M.E. Nielsen, Gifted Students With Learning Disabilities: Recommendations for Identification and Programming. S.M. Reis, D.B. McCoach, Underachievement in Gifted and Talented Students With Special Needs. T.P. Hebert, Educating Gifted Children From Low Socioeconomic Backgrounds: Creating Visions of a Hopeful Future. A.Y. Baldwin, Culturally Diverse Students Who Are Gifted.

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