Handbook of Gifted Education / Edition 2

Handbook of Gifted Education / Edition 2

by Nicholas Colangelo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205260853

ISBN-13: 9780205260850

Pub. Date: 08/16/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This is the most complete book in the field of gifted education. The contributors are all well known scholars in gifted education. The book covers all the main topics in the field and contains an excellent balance of research and practical applications. The contributors are the leading people in the field of gifted education. Chapters contain case studies and…  See more details below

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This is the most complete book in the field of gifted education. The contributors are all well known scholars in gifted education. The book covers all the main topics in the field and contains an excellent balance of research and practical applications. The contributors are the leading people in the field of gifted education. Chapters contain case studies and scenarios designed to bring out the lives of gifted children. Deals with counseling the gifted as well as social and emotional issues. Covers gifted/disabled. For professionals working with the gifted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205260850
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/16/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
582
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Guest Foreword
Pt. IIntroduction1
1Introduction and Overview3
2Issues and Challenges in the Education of Gifted Students11
3The Science and Politics of Intelligence in Gifted Education24
Pt. IIConceptions and Identification41
4Nature and Nurture of Giftedness45
5Transforming Gifts into Talents: The DMGT as a Developmental Theory60
6Conception of Giftedness and Its Relationship to the Development of Social Capital75
7Giftedness According to the Theory of Successful Intelligence88
8Multiple Intelligences: A Perspective on Giftedness100
9The Relationship Between Genetics and Intelligence113
10Psychological and Educational Assessment of Gifted Children124
11Excellence with Justice in Identification and Programming146
Pt. IIIInstructional Models and Practices159
12New Directions in Enrichment and Acceleration163
13What Matters in Curriculum for Gifted Learners: Reflections on Theory, Research, and Practice174
14The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Developing Creative and Productive Giftedness184
15Talent Searches: Meeting the Needs of Academically Talented Youth204
16Special Summer and Saturday Programs for Gifted Students219
17Talented Youth at the Secondary Level229
18State-Supported Residential High Schools238
19Developing Talent: Time, Task, and Context247
20Mentoring the Gifted and Talented254
21Grouping and Tracking268
22Cooperative Learning and High Ability Students282
23Evaluating Gifted Programs: A Broader Perspective293
Pt. IVCreativity, Thinking Skills, and Eminence309
24Identifying Creative Students, Teaching for Creative Growth311
25In the Habit of Skillful Thinking325
26Artistic Giftedness335
27Talent, Accomplishment, and Eminence350
28When Does Giftedness Become Genius? And When Not?358
Pt. VPsychological and Counseling Issues371
29Counseling Gifted Students373
30Counseling Families388
31Emotional and Spiritual Giftedness403
32Motivational Issues: Potential to Performance417
33Underachievement: A National Epidemic424
34High Risk Gifted Learners444
Pt. VIPopulations of Giftedness453
35Extreme Precocity: Prodigies, Savants, and Children of Extraordinarily High IQ455
36Young Gifted Children470
37Gifted Adolescents483
38Gender and Giftedness493
39Equity and Excellence: Culturally Diverse Students in Gifted Education506
40Exceptional Spatial Abilities521
41Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities533
Pt. VIISpecial Topics545
42International Perspectives547
43Teachers of the Gifted: Gifted Teachers558
44Gifted Education in Rural Schools572
45Technology and the Gifted582
46Gifted Education and Legal Issues: Procedures and Recent Decisions590
47Federal Involvement in Gifted and Talented Education604
AppJournals in Gifted Education609
Name Index610
Subject Index618

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