Feedback from four years of nationwide use has resulted in a 2nd Edition of this research-based, systematic, and objective guide for considering and implementing academic acceleration. Developed and tested by the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa, the IAS ensures that grade-skipping decisions are thoughtful, well reasoned, and defensible. A study team composed of educators and parents considers data from a series of questions, which are weighted to provide a score leading to acceleration recommendations. Features Include: ?Appropriate tests more clearly specified ?Better descriptions of achievement and ability tests ?Aptitude tests now included ?Scoring clarified and enhanced ?New case examples of student acceleration ?Updated references regarding acceleration research studies
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Dr. Assouline is Associate Director of the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa. Dr. Colangelo is Professor of Gifted Education and Director of the Belin-Blank Center. Dr. Lupkowski-Shoplik is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Jonathan Lipscomb and Leslie Forstadt are doctoral students at the University of Iowa.
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Book Description Great Potential Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110910707553