Iowa Acceleration Scale: A Guide for Whole-Grade Acceleration

Overview

Decisions regarding whole-grade acceleration can be challenging. The Iowa Acceleration Scale, developed and tested by the Belin-Blank Center at The University of Iowa, provides parents and teachers with a systematic and thorough approach to considering and implementing academic acceleration for gifted and talented students in grades K-8. The Manual outlines specific weighted values for choosing whole-grade advancement and provides guidelines for filling out the Summary and Planning Forms. Also included are ...
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Overview

Decisions regarding whole-grade acceleration can be challenging. The Iowa Acceleration Scale, developed and tested by the Belin-Blank Center at The University of Iowa, provides parents and teachers with a systematic and thorough approach to considering and implementing academic acceleration for gifted and talented students in grades K-8. The Manual outlines specific weighted values for choosing whole-grade advancement and provides guidelines for filling out the Summary and Planning Forms. Also included are student acceleration case examples and acceleration research and studies
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Editorial Reviews

Arkansans Education Newsletter
… should be in the hands of every director and coordinator of gifted programs.
Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education Newsletter
Gifted Education Press Quarterly
The IAS provides the uniformity and objectivity necessary in making such an important decision.Gifted Education Press Quarterly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780910707305
  • Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 10.79 (h) x 0.45 (d)

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