Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education
What the Research Says
Sample topics addressed include alternative assessment, counseling, early childhood, highly gifted students, homeschooling, parenting, and policy and advocacy. Each chapter adopts a rigorous, empirically grounded approach to inform the readers understanding of the research in gifted education.
Despite a century of research on giftedness, the enthusiasm and rhetoric surrounding various programs, models, and approaches often exceed the level of available supportor even contradict the available evidence. This book provides an objective assessment of the status of available knowledge in each area, offers guidance in the application of the research, and suggests areas of needed research.
801 pages; ISBN 9781593635039
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Title: Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education
Author: Jonathan Plucker; Carolyn Callahan
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