International Handbook on Giftedness

International Handbook on Giftedness

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This handbook presents a panoramic view of the field of giftedness. It offers a comprehensive and authoritative account on what giftedness is, how it is measured, how it is developed, and how it affects individuals, societies, and the world as a whole. It examines in detail recent advances in gifted education. The handbook also presents the latest advances in the fast-developing areas of giftedness research and practice, such as gifted education and policy implications. In addition, coverage provides fresh ideas, from entrepreneurial giftedness to business talent, which will help galvanize and guide the study of giftedness for the next decade.With the exception of Indiana and Virginia, identification parameters across states were fairly restrictive. The attention that has been focused on identification since the release of the Marland Report (1972) and the National Excellence report ( U.S. DOE, 1993) has ... issue of core standards and the importance of curriculum differentiation, although three of the five did so in guidelines rather than regulations.

Title:International Handbook on Giftedness
Author:Larisa Shavinina
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-08-12


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