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Talent i skolen

Talent i skolen av Kirsten Baltzer, Ole Kyed, Kjell Skogen og Poul Nissen Fra forlagets presentasjon: “I Danmark brukes ca en tredel av grunnskolens (folkeskolens) budsjett til spesialundervisning for ca 15% av elevene. I kroner utgjør dette et tosifret milliardbeløp.  I Norge forteller KS (Kommunesektorens organisasjon) at det her til lands årlig brukes 8 milliarder kroner … Continue reading

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The Underachieving Gifted Child

The Underachieving Gifted Child: Recognizing, Understanding, and Reversing Underachievement by Del Siegle, Ph.D “Del Siegle is an associate professor and teaching fellow in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches graduate courses in gifted education, creativity, and research design. He is president of the National Association of Gifted Children … Continue reading

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National Center for Educational Statistics

National Center for Educational Statistics: Percentage of gifted and talented students in public elementary and secondary schools, by sex, race/ethnicity, and state: 2004 and 2006 “The National Center for Education Statistics fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education; conduct and publish reports; and review … Continue reading

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Psychology Today: Gifted Children – Nurturing Genius (Part One)

Psychology Today: Gifted Children – Nurturing Genius (Part One) Nurturing gifted children by Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. in Attention Training “Dr. Dudley Herschbach of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University who discusses the young Einstein in a paper titled Einstein as a Student writes: “Late in life, when reflecting on his uncanny papers … Continue reading

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Intellectually gifted students and the search for identity

The “me” behind the mask: Intellectually gifted students and the search for identity Miraca U. M. Gross Citation From Roeper Review. 1998 Feb 20(3) “The process of identity development in intellectually gifted children and adolescents is complicated by their innate and acquired differences from age-peers. To be valued within a peer culture which values conformity, gifted young … Continue reading

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Isolation as a Characteristic of Highly Gifted Children

Isolation as a Characteristic of Highly Gifted Children By Paul M. Sheldon (1959) Journal of Educational Sociology In a survey of 24 profoundly gifted children, Sheldon discovered that half had “apparently deep seated feelings of inadequacy and lack of confidence”. It was rather due to environmentally insufficient conditions rather than attributed to their exceptional intelligence. … Continue reading

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Challenges in parenting highly gifted children

Parenting highly gifted children: The challenges, the joys, the unexpected surprises Kathi Kearney discusses the developmental, educational, and social/emotional issues of highly gifted children from the perspective of parenting. Typical challenges, difficulties, joys, and surprises are discussed. Also, suggestions for maximizing both the child’s development and family’s balance are provided. Andrew, age eight, has just … Continue reading