Education of the Gifted and Talented

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Pearson/A and B, 2004 - Education - 534 pages

This practical resource presents the best ideas and practices in the field of gifted education. From planning a sound gifted and talented program to the evaluation of a program, this leading text explores contemporary program models, problems of minority, disabled, and female gifted students. Chapters on creativity and teaching thinking skills--two concepts central to gifted education--help the reader understand creative students, creative processes, and how to foster high levels of creative thinking (Chs. 10 & 11).

"("Education of the Gifted and Talented, 4/e") is current and accurate. Couldn't ask for a better text."
Michael F. Shaughnessy, "Eastern New Mexico University"

"The authors have mastered the fine art (of) writing in an interesting and intellectually challenging manner: no small feat...I love this book!"
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"The comprehensiveness of the coverage for an introductory text is a major strength."
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About the author (2004)

GARY A. DAVIS is Research Associate at the University of Tennessee's Center for Energy, Resources, and the Environment, where he is affiliated with the Waste Management Research and Education Institute.

SYLVIA RIMM, PhD, is a noted child psychologist who directs Sylvia Rimm's Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland and is a clinical professor at Case School of Medicine. She is also a bestselling author.

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