Chapter 13 - Chapter 13: Guided Review I. Definitions A....

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Chapter 13: Guided Review I. Definitions A. Federal Definition These children exhibit high performance capability in intellectual, creative, and/or artistic areas, possess an unusual leadership capacity, or excel in specific academic fields. They require services or activities not ordinarily provided by the schools B. Other Key Contemporary and Complementary Definitions Renzulli’s three-trait definition: above-average general abilities, high level of task commitment, and creativity. Piirto’s pyramid model: gifted as superior memory, observational powers, curiosity, creativity, and ability to learn. Maker’s problem-solving perspective II. Characteristics Gifted and highly talented individuals are found across gender, cultural, linguistic, and even disability groups. Characteristics of highly gifted students (IQ greater than 145): intense intellectual curiosity, fascination with words and ideas, perfectionism, and/or need for precision. A. Individual Differences among Gifted and Talented Students Awareness of individual differences is important in understanding gifted students. B. Creativity III. Prevalence Gifted and talented children comprise about 5% of the school-age population. Gifted and talented children may be the most
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course EDU 105 taught by Professor Reith during the Spring '08 term at Lehigh Carbon CC.

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Chapter 13 - Chapter 13: Guided Review I. Definitions A....

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