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Enrichment Triad Model

The enrichment triad model was developed in 1976 by Joseph Renzulli and initially implemented mainly in school districts in the United States. The model is designed to encourage creative productivity by young people by exposing them to various topics, areas of interest, and fields of study, and to further train them to apply advanced content, process-training skills, and methodology training to self-selected areas of interest. The model, which was originally field-tested in several districts in New England, proved to be quite popular, perhaps because of the dissatisfaction with programs based only on acceleration and a focus on the use of IQ tests as a primary method of identification. Research on the model began in the late 1970s and has been conducted over three decades, as ...

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