First published in 1990. This study on special educational needs explores the identification of the gifted, research on gifted children and programmes, programming for young gifted children, and the socio-psychological implications of giftedness. This title will be of great interest to student teachers, teachers of special educational needs, and parents.
Table of Contents
About the Editors; 1. Young Gifted Children: Identification, Programming, and Socio-Psychological Issues John T. Pardeck and J. W. Murphy 2. A Practical System for Identifying Gifted and Talented Students Joseph S. Renzulli 3. A Development Model for Identifying and Serving Young Gifted Children Margie K. Kitano 4. Treasures of Children: Collections Then and Now or Treasures of Children Revisited Ann McGreevy 5. Supporting Gifted Students’ Acquisition of Relevant Knowledge for Solving Math Problems Richard T. Johnson 6. The Concurrent and Predictive Validity of a New Screening Test for Young Gifted Children Carol Mardell-Czudnowski and Dorothea S. Goldenberg 7. Waiting for Entry: What Determines Admission to Gifted Programs Russell D. Renka 8. An Exploration of Gifted Programs John T. Pardeck 9. Kindergarten and First Grade: A Time for Development and Nurturing Gifted Behaviours in Young Children Patti L. Chance 10. Gifted Preschoolers within the Classroom Jane A. Wolfle 11. Challenging the Early Reader M. Gail Hickey 12. Some Practical Perspectives for Educating Gifted Children Robert C. Morris and James Parker 13. Integrated Learning: A Viable Alternative to Gifted Progams Barbara Garner, Susan Haugland, Melissa Spezia and Robert Boissoneau 14. A Structure for Affective Education for Young Gifted Children Philip B. Waldrop 15. A Plea: Serving Young Gifted Children Merle B. Karnes and Lawrence J. Johnson 16. Behind the Walls of Poverty: Economically Disadvantaged Gifted and Talented Children Joan R. Rycraft 17. The Effects of Labelling Children Gifted: A Review of the Literature M. Gail Hicky and Lisa Toth 18. Giftedness as a Limited Episteme: A Postmodern Exposition John W. Murphy