Study_Guide_for_Test_4_Fall_2007

Study_Guide_for_Test_4_Fall_2007 - Study Guide for Test 4...

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Study Guide for Test 4 Gifted and Talented What is the general definition of gifted and talented? the general definition is children, and wherever applicable, youth who are identified at the preschool, elementary or secondary level as possessing demonstrated or potential abilities that give evidence of high performance capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, specific academic or leadership ability, or in performing and visual arts and who by reason thereof require services or activities not ordinarily provided by the school. What is Howard Gardner’s overall definition of gifted and talented? An ability or set of abilities that permit an individual to solve problems or fashion products that are of consequence in a particular setting. What are the possible class placements for students who are gifted and talented? regular classroom, special classroom, special programs or schools What are the characteristics of students who are gifted and talented? Reason abstractly, conceptualizes, processes information well, solves problems, learns quickly, shows intellectual curiosity, has wide interests, dislikes drill and routine, may show unevenness, generalizes learning, remembers great amount of material high level of verbal ability. Why should school districts be careful about using intelligence tests for identifying students who are gifted and talented? Because you should not test high mental students and some are culturally biased. Renzulli defines giftedness as an interaction among what? 3 basic clusters of human traits which are above average general abilities (intelligence), high levels of task commitment, and high levels of creativity. What factors contribute to giftedness? heredity and environment
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course EXE 100 taught by Professor Meger during the Fall '07 term at Buffalo State.

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