Editors: Jonathan A. Plucker, Ph.D., Carolyn M. Callahan, Ph.D.
Product Code: 0951
ISBN: 9781618210951
Pages: 784
Availability: In stock.

Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says is the definitive reference book for those searching for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. The book presents more than 50 summaries of important topics in the field, providing relevant research and a guide to how the research applies to gifted education and the lives of gifted children. This second edition updates every topic with new research and introduces several critically important topics such as cluster grouping, Response to Intervention, programming standards, the Common Core State Standards, educational leadership, and legal issues. This book provides an objective assessment of the available knowledge on each topic, offers guidance in the application of the research, and suggests areas of needed research.

A service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children (Washington, DC)

This designation indicates that this book has been jointly developed with NAGC and that this book passes the highest standards of scholarship, research, and practice.


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Review: Gifted Child Today - March 26, 2014
Edited by Jonathan A. Plucker and Carolyn M. Callahan, the Second Edition of Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says represents a collaborative effort of dozens of experts in the field, offering a valuable resource for any educator, administrator, or parent interested in gifted education . . . It only takes a glance at the Table of Contents in the book to note the timely topics and well-known and respected contributors. The book is easy to read and contains several tables and graphic organizers to help clearly illustrate information covered in various chapters.
Review: Midwest Book Review - May 1, 2008
Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says is a massive compendium that digests an immense amount of empirical research concerning education of gifted children into readily accessible essays . . . An excellent reference and resource especially recommended for educators of gifted students in all grades.

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