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Creativity and Giftedness

Creativity and Giftedness

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March 2014 | 224 pages | Corwin
Misconceptions about the connection between creativity and giftedness are debunked, and dynamic means of recognizing, assessing, and nurturing creativity are discussed.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Donald J. Treffinger
Introduction to Creativity and Giftedness
W. J. J. Gordon, T. Poze
1. SES Synectics and Gifted Education Today
E. Paul Torrance
2. Lessons About Giftedness and Creativity From a Nation of 115 Million Overachievers
John Curtis Gowan
3. The Use of Developmental Stage Theory in Helping Gifted Children Become Creative
E. Paul Torrance
4. Predicting the Creativity of Elementary School Children (1958-80) - and the Teacher Who "Made a Difference"
Gary A. Davis
5. Personal Creative Thinking Techniques
Calvin W. Taylor, Diane Sacks
6. Facilitating Lifetime Creative Processes - A Think Piece
Joe Khatena
7. Myth: Creativity Is Too Difficult To Measure
Calvin W. Taylor
8. Developing Creative Excellence in Students: The Neglected History-Making Ingredient Which Would Keep Our Nation From Being at Risk
E. Paul Torrance
9. The Role of Creativity in Identification of the Gifted and Talented
Donald J. Treffinger
10. Research on Creativity
Gary A. Davis
11. Objectives and Activities for Teaching Creative Thinking
Marcia A. B. Delcourt
12. Creative Productivity Among Secondary School Students: Combining Energy, Interest, and Imagination
Gina D. Schack
13. Effects of a Creative Problem-Solving Curriculum on Students of Varying Ability Levels
Robert J. Sternberg and Todd I. Lubart
14. Creative Giftedness: A Multivariate Investment Approach
Mark A. Runco
15. Divergent Thinking, Creativity, and Giftedness
Scott L. Hunsaker, Carolyn M. Callahan
16. Creativity and Giftedness: Published Instrument Uses and Abuses

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Series Introduction by Sally M. Reis


Donald J. Treffinger

Donald J. Treffinger is director of the Center for Creative Learning in Sarasota, Florida, and editor-in-chief of Parenting for High Potential, NAGC’s quarterly magazine for parents. He has previously served as a member of the faculty at Buffalo State University College, the University of Kansas, and Purdue University. He has been actively involved in NAGC for many years and served as a member of the Board of Directors from 1980 to 1984. Treffinger received the NAGC Distinguished Service Award in 1984 and the E. Paul Torrance Creativity Award in 1995. His primary interests are in the areas of creativity and creative problem solving, 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: 9781412904353
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