Academic Competitions for Gifted Students PDF ePub eBook

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Academic Competitions for Gifted Students free pdf Academic Competitions for Gifted Students is a handy reference about competitions for students from Kindergarten through the 12th grade in several content areas. More than just a listing, this book serves as a guide for using academic competitions in the context of a student's total academic experience. For each of the 170 competitions, school personnel and parents will find a brief description along with contact and participation information. Providing an overview of the characteristics of good competitions, the authors list criteria for selecting those that match students' strengths and weaknesses. The book also covers: The role of academic competitions in the life of a student Ways to evaluate competitions and their impact on talented students Access to international and national academic competitions Ways to anticipate and avoid the potential problems Strategies for maximizing the benefits of competitions

About Mary K. Tallent-Runnels

Mary K. Tallent-Runnels is a Professor of Educational Psychol-ogy in the College of Education at Texas Tech University. She has over 30 years of experience working with parents and teachers of gifted children ages of 4 to 17. In addition to her time as both a public and private school teacher of gifted students and administrator of gifted programs, she is the former director of the IDEAL program at Texas Tech University. She is the recipient of several teaching and research awards at both the public school and university levels. Her research interests are gifted children and online instruction. She is the author of numerous articles in gifted and talented education as well as in online teaching. She has published in journals such as Gifted Child Quarterly, The Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Roeper Review, G/C/T, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Review of Educational Research, and the Journal of Experimental Education. Ann C. Candler-Lotven is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A

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Author : Mary K. Tallent-Runnels
Publisher : Corwin Press Inc
Data Published : 15 January 2008
ISBN : 141295911X
EAN : 9781412959117
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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