This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date listing of national competitions available for students. Ideal for students and families seeking scholarship money and national recognition for skills and abilities in academics, the arts, leadership, and community involvement, Competitions for Talented Kids is the ultimate guide for winning and learning from competitions. In addition to its extensive listing of competitions, the book includes a unique Competitions Journal that helps students record their progress and success.
In this completely revised and expanded edition, students will find a treasure trove of information on selecting, entering, and competing in national contests. The book also features complete information on who to contact, how to enter, prizes, judging criteria, contest origin, significant dates, and tips from the contest organizers themselves. Competitions for Talented Kids is a resource beyond compare. From contests in general science and mathematics, to classical literature and art, this book offers students a listing of competitions in almost any talent area.
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Overall, whether your child is a master chef, a brilliant scientist or an amazing mathematician, there is a great opportunity for them in the pages of this book. If you have a child who wishes to use his or her gifts in competition to win prizes, money, scholarships and more, this is a great reference book.
--Nicki Bradley, Suite101.com: Real People Helping Real People - September 22, 2005
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.
Tracy Riley, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer in gifted and talented education at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. A former teacher of gifted students, she publishes and presents internationally. Tracy is actively involved with many gifted and talented initiatives in New Zealand, including serving as coeditor of APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education and serving on several Ministry of Education advisory groups.
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