Talented Children and Adults: Their Development and Education

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9780023957758: Talented Children and Adults: Their Development and Education

This third edition of the widely popular "Talented Children and Adults: Their Development and Education" has been revised to include the most up-to-date information on talent development. Written by a nationally recognized author in the field of gifted education, this textbook explores the factors that encourage talent development from birth through adulthood, with specific chapters focusing on children from birth to age 2, elementary and middle school students, high school and college students, and adults. "Talented Children and Adults" includes information for identifying talented students, developing programs for these students, identifying creativity, and creating appropriate curricula. The book also addresses counseling and guidance for talented students, as well as underserved populations. Each chapter begins with a vignette, and case studies from students and educators in the field are included at the end of each chapter. This book is a must-read for anyone who works with talented children and adults. Educational Resource

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This text focuses on factors that encourage talent from birth through adulthood. Based on the latest research in cognition and development, Talented Children and Adults takes into account the latest school reform initiatives, and explores the many ways teachers of the talented can use such strategies as cooperative learning, outcome-based education, authentic assessment, and individual education plans. Included are actual curriculum units and educational plans, plus case studies involving real students. The author brings to this text fifteen years of experience in the field of education of the gifted and talented...which, combined with a readable, conversational writing style and a well-focused presentation, creates a practical text that gives future teachers a solid foundation for working with talented individuals.

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This extremely comprehensive book takes a developmental approach to giftedness and to talent development in all domains. This book is designed to cover both the characteristics of gifted students and to present important information on how to teach them It contains the latest results of federal research projects, suggestions for inclusion, and definitions of who is gifted and talented. General educators.

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