Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education

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Linda E. Brody
SAGE Publications, Mar 6, 2004 - Education - 170 pages
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Various forms of grouping and acceleration are studied in this volume, along with recommendations for implementation.

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Linda E. Brody directs the Study of Exceptional Talent and co-directs the Diagnostic and Counseling Center at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). She has over 25 years’ experience counseling gifted students and their families and conducting research on this population. Having earned her doctorate in the Education of the Gifted from Johns Hopkins, she has taught graduate courses in gifted education there for many years. Her research interests focus on special populations, especially highly gifted students, gifted females, and gifted students with learning disabilities. She is also interested in identify-ing strategies and programs that facilitate talent development and supervises the publication of Imagine, a magazine for academically talented students. Linda has published numerous articles in professional journals and co-edited two books: Women and the Mathematical Mystique and Learning Disabled Gifted Students: Identification and Programming. She presents papers on a regular basis at national and international conferences and reviews articles for numerous journals in the field including Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, and Roeper Review.

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