Talent Development as a Framework for Gifted Education: Implications for Best Practices and Applications in Schools

Talent Development as a Framework for Gifted Education: Implications for Best Practices and Applications in Schools

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Overview

"Talent development" is a phrase often used in reference to the education of gifted children. Recently, it has been presented by researchers to refer to a specific approach to the delivery of gifted education services. Much of this discussion has been at the conceptual level, and there is a need for translation of the model into concrete practices and examples that enable educators to better serve gifted children within their schools and districts. This book addresses that need. The research behind the talent development framework is briefly reviewed, followed by practical implications for identification and program design within domains of talent. To illustrate successful approaches, the authors draw on examples from academic domains, as well as performance fields such as sports and music, to help teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, social workers and counselors, graduate students, and parents develop gifted students' talents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618219138
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 10/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 325
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Ph.D., is director of the Center for Talent Development and a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University.
Rena F. Subotnik, Ph.D., is director of the American Psychological Association's Center for Psychology in Schools and Education. F
Frank C. Worrell, Ph.D., is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Talent Development Framework: Overview of Components and Implications for Policy and Practice Rena F. Subotnik Paula Olszewski-Kubilius Frank C. Worrell 7

Chapter 2 Identification and Assessment in a K-12 Talent Development Framework Eric Calvert 25

Chapter 3 Programming for Talent Development Inside of School Sally C. Krisel 43

Chapter 4 Programming for Talent Development Outside of School Susan Corwith 63

Chapter 5 Curriculum and Instruction Within a Talent Development Framework Tamra Stambaugh 95

Chapter 6 Serving Low-Income and Underrepresented Students in a Talent Development Framework Carol V. Horn 129

Chapter 7 Performance Skills for Academic Talent Development: Integrating Sport and Performance Psychology Skills Into the Classroom Steve Portenga 153

Chapter 8 A Model of Talent Development From the World of the Visual Arts Inside and Outside of School Rhoda Rosen Linda Jarvin 185

Chapter 9 Mentoring and Developmentally Productive Environments to Support Talent Development Steven E. Knotek Leslie M. Babinski 205

Chapter 10 The Development of Creativity Within Talent Domains Alane Jordan Starko 231

Chapter 11 Motivation: A Critical Lever for Talent Development Frank C. Worrell 253

Chapter 12 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Talent Development Programs Frank C. Worrell Paula Olszewski-Kubilius Rena F. Subotnik 281

Chapter 13 Addressing Misconceptions About the Talent Development Framework and Implications for Policy Paula Olszewski-Kubilius Frank C. Worrell Rena F. Subotnik 299

About the Editors 307

About the Authors 309

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