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Giftedness+and+Creativity_1__1_ - Dr. Leilani Brown * The...

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Unformatted text preview: Dr. Leilani Brown * The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) defines giftedness in this way: A gifted person is someone who shows, or has the potential for showing, an exceptional level of performance in one or more areas of expression. * is fluent in producing and elaborating on ideas * makes unusual associations between remote ideas * is flexible in thinking patterns * senses when problems exist * acts spontaneously, intuitively * tolerates ambiguity and uncertainty * senses inconsistencies and discontinuities * readily guesses and makes hypotheses * juggles or redefines elements of a problem or task * general intellectual ability * specific academic aptitude * creative thinking and production * leadership * psychomotor ability * visual and performing arts * I Q measures are based on a standard bell curve, with most people falling in the range between 85 and 115, with 100 the absolute norm. * This range is considered normal. * The farther away from the absolute norm of 100 a child is, the greater the need for special educational accommodations, regardless of whether the distance is on the left or right of 100. * Mildly Gifted -- 115 to 129 * Moderately Gifted -- 130 to 144 * Highly Gifted -- 145 to 159 * Exceptionally Gifted -- 160 to 179 * Profoundly Gifted -- 180 * Ability grouping: A class or group assignment based on observed...
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Giftedness+and+Creativity_1__1_ - Dr. Leilani Brown * The...

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