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Achieving Excellence: Educating the Gifted and Talented

Achieving Excellence: Educating the Gifted and Talented
Author: Frances A. Karnes - Kristen R. Stephens
ISBN 13: 9780131755628
ISBN 10: 131755625
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2007-10-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
List Price: $114.20

Achieving Excellence: Educating The Gifted and Talented, provides foundational information relating to the field of gifted education (i.e. history, laws, etc.), details characteristics of gifted students from various populations, describes how such students are identifiedand assessed, and presents up-to-date, research-based pedagogy relating to curriculum design and instruction. It draws upon experts in the field to present content in a practical way so that it is applicable to pre-service and classroom teachers. Chapter summaries and questions for thought and reflection are included at the end of each chapter to help guide classroom discussion. In addition, each chapter provides a listing of useful resources that enables the reader to extend their learning on a particular topic or issue.