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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Chapter 23: Meta-analysis of 26 Forms of Academic Acceleration: Options for Elementary (Primary) and Secondary Learners with Gifts or Talents

Meta-analysis of 26 Forms of Academic Acceleration: Options for Elementary (Primary) and Secondary Learners with Gifts or Talents
Meta-analysis of 26 forms of academic acceleration: options for elementary (primary) and secondary learners with gifts or talents
Karen B. Rogers
Introduction

In 2004, A nation deceived: How schools hold back America's brightest students was published – the first international report on the status of academic acceleration options for gifted learners (Colangelo, Assouline, & Gross, 2004). Until that time, there had been 20 literature reviews or syntheses on the effects of acceleration, but no single attempt had managed to collect all studies, beginning with the first study in 1867, to determine the overall impact on bright students. In this two-volume document, all research ...

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