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Artistically and Musically Talented Students

Artistically and Musically Talented Students

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March 2014 | 184 pages | Corwin
Major themes include nature versus nurture in arts talent development, crystallizing experiences, teacher empowerment, and collaboration between school and community members in identifying talented art students.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Enid Zimmerman
Introduction to Artistically and Musically Talented Students
David Yun Dai, Robin M. Schader
1. Decisions Regarding Music Training: Parental Beliefs and Values
Robert J. Evans, Robert Bickel, and Edwina D. Pendarvis
2. Musical Talent: Innate or Acquired? Perceptions of Students, Parents and Teachers
Cathy Freeman
3. The Crystallizing Experience: A Study in Musical Precocity
Susan Baum, Steven V. Owen, and Barry A. Oreck
4. Talent Beyond Words: Identification of Potential Talent in Dance and Music in Elementary Students
Sandra I. Kay, Rena F. Subotnik
5. Talent Beyond Words: Unveiling Spatial, Expressive, Kinesthetic and Musical Talent in Young Children
Gilbert Clark, Enid Zimmerman
6. Identifying Artistically Talented Students in Four Rural Communities in the United States
Gilbert A. Clark, Enid Zimmerman
7. Views of Self, Family Background, and School: Interviews with Artistically Talented Students
Enid Zimmerman
8. I Don't Want to Sit in the Corner Cutting Out Valentines: Leadership Roles for Teachers of Talented Arts Students

Enid Zimmerman

Enid Zimmerman has published over 90 articles, 15 book chapters, and co-authored 22 books and monographs including Art/Design: Communicating Visually; Artstrands: A Program for Individualized Art Instruction; Women Art Educators I, II, III, IV, V; Educating Artistically Talented Students: Resources for Educating Artistically Talented Students: Under-standing Art Testing; Issues and Practices Related to Identifi-cation of Gifted and Talented Students in the Visual Arts; Programming Opportunities for Students Talented in the Visual Arts; and Research Methods and Methodologies for Art Education. Zimmerman was a committee member of the... More About Author

Sally M. Reis

Sally M. Reis is a professor and the department head of the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut where she also serves as principal investigator of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students on the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has authored more than 130 articles, 9 books, 40 book chapters, and numerous monographs and technical reports.  Her research interests are related to special populations of gifted and tal-ented students, including: students with learning disabilities, gifted... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412904346