Resource: Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says (2nd ed.)
Website: Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says (2nd ed.)
Author: Plucker, J. & Callahan, C.
ISBN: 978-1-61821-095-1
Publisher: Prufrock Press
URL: http://www.prufrock.com/Critical-Issues-and-Practices-in-Gifted-Education-What-the-Research-Says-2nd-ed-P1902.aspx
Year: 2013
Description: This book 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.

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