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Talented Children and Adults Their Development and Education

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ISBN-10: 1593632126

ISBN-13: 9781593632120

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Jane Piirto

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Publication date: 10/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 731
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Overview of the Field of Talent Development Education
Who are the Talented? Giftedness, Talent, and Intelligence
Getting Started: Developing a Program for the Talented
Identification of the Academically Talented: High-IQ Talent and Specific Academic Talent
Identification of Creativity
Paths of Talent Development
The Young Talented Child Birth to Grade Two
The Elementary and Middle School Talented Child
High School and College Talented Youth
Talented Adults
Curriculum, Counseling, and At-Risk Talented Students
Precepts for Curriculum for the Academically Talented
Curriculum Practices: In and Out of the Classroom
Social-Emotional Guidance and Counseling Needs of the Talented
Children of the American Dream: Populations of Talented Children Who Need Special Attention
Comparison of Standardized Tests
Gifted/Talented Data Gathering Questionnaire