Achieving Excellence: Educating the Gifted and Talented

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Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2008 - Education - 292 pages
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Achieving Excellence: Educating The Gifted and Talented,  provides foundational information relating to the field of gifted education (i.e. history, laws, etc.), details characteristics of gifted students from various populations, describes how such students are identifiedand assessed, and presents up-to-date, research-based pedagogy relating to curriculum design and instruction.  It draws upon experts in the field to present content in a practical way so that it is applicable to pre-service and classroom teachers.  Chapter summaries and questions for thought and reflection are included at the end of each chapter to help guide classroom discussion.  In addition, each chapter provides a listing of useful resources that enables the reader to extend their learning on a particular topic or issue.

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Contents

BRIEF CONTENTS
6
State and Local Progress
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CHAPTER
12
Copyright

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Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.

Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.

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