More Than a Test Score: Teens Talk About Being Gifted, Talented, or Otherwise Extra-Ordinary

More Than a Test Score: Teens Talk About Being Gifted, Talented, or Otherwise Extra-Ordinary

by Robert A. Schultz, Jim Delisle
     
 


We often hear about gifted kids, but seldom from them. Drawing on the voices of thousands of gifted teenagers—kids from around the world who responded to an online survey—this book is a real-life look at what being gifted means to teens today. What is giftedness all about? What's it like to be smarter than some of your friends? What about expectations,…  See more details below

Overview


We often hear about gifted kids, but seldom from them. Drawing on the voices of thousands of gifted teenagers—kids from around the world who responded to an online survey—this book is a real-life look at what being gifted means to teens today. What is giftedness all about? What's it like to be smarter than some of your friends? What about expectations, mistakes, getting along, gifted programs, and dull days at school? Includes hundreds of quotes from teens ages 13-19, brief biographies, and activities. Essential reading for gifted teens and the adults who care about them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575422213
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/2006
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author


Robert A. Schultz, Ph.D., is a professor in Gifted Education and Curriculum Studies at the University of Toledo in Ohio. A writer, speaker, and consultant, he manages the Gifted Kids Speak Web site.

James R. Delisle, Ph.D., has taught gifted children and those who work on their behalf for more than 30 years. He retired from Kent State University in 2008 after 25 years of service as a professor of special education. Throughout his career, James also worked as a part-time teacher of gifted middle school children.

The author of more than 250 articles and 14 books, James' work has been translated into multiple languages, and has appeared in professional journals as well as The New York Times and on The Oprah Winfrey Show. A frequent presenter on gifted children’s intellectual and emotional growth, Jim has addressed audiences in 48 states and numerous nations.

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