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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 ...

Continuum of Differentiation
Continuum of differentiation
Sandra N. Kaplan
Introduction

A gifted student reading a text that is two years beyond his or her current grade level is an example of differentiating the curriculum using ACCELERATION. A gifted student studying Revolutions leading to the rise and fall of ideas, technology and civilizations over time in conjunction with the study of the core curriculum social studies unit on the American Revolution is an example of differentiating the curriculum through ENRICHMENT. A gifted student working with an engineer from the community to redesign structure of the freeway system to withstand expanding traffic problems and potential earthquake damage is an example of differentiating the curriculum using MENTORSHIPS. An elementary gifted student attending advanced mathematics ...

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