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Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education

Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education

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March 2014 | 208 pages | Corwin
Various forms of grouping and acceleration are studied in this volume, along with recommendations for implementation that will ensure appropriately challenging educational opportunities for gifted students.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Linda E. Brody
Introduction to Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education
Julian C. Stanley
1. How Did Six Highly Accelerated Gifted Students Fare in Graduate School?
Linda E. Brody, Susan G. Assouline, and Julian C. Stanley
2. Five Years of Early Entrants: Predicting Successful Achievement in College
Miraca U. M. Gross
3. The Use of Radical Acceleration in Cases of Extreme Intellectual Precocity
Sylvia B. Rimm, Katherine J. Lovance
4. The Use of Subject and Grade Skipping for the Prevention and Reversal of Underachievement
Ann E. Lupkowski, Marjorie Whitmore, and Annetta Ramsay
5. The Impact of Early Entrance to College on Self-Esteem: A Preliminary Study
Linda E. Brody, Camilla Persson Benbow
6. Accelerative Strategies: How Effective Are They for the Gifted?
Joyce VanTassel-Baska
7. Educational Decision Making on Acceleration and Grouping
John F. Feldhusen, Sidney M. Moon
8. Grouping Gifted Students: Issues and Concerns
Carol J. Mills, William G. Durden
9. Cooperative Learning and Ability Grouping: An Issue of Choice
James A. Kulik, Chen-Lin C. Kulik
10. Meta-analytic Findings on Grouping Programs
Marcia Gentry, Steven V. Owen
11. An Investigation of the Effects of Total School Flexible Cluster Grouping on Identification, Achievement, and Classroom Practices
Eric D. Jones, W. Thomas Southern
12. Programming, Grouping, and Acceleration in Rural School Districts: A Survey of Attitudes and Practices

Linda E. Brody

Linda E. Brody directs the Study of Exceptional Talent and co-directs the Diagnostic and Counseling Center at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). She has over 25 years’ experience counseling gifted students and their families and conducting research on this population. Having earned her doctorate in the Education of the Gifted from Johns Hopkins, she has taught graduate courses in gifted education there for many years. Her research interests focus on special populations, especially highly gifted students, gifted females, and gifted students with learning disabilities. She is also interested in identify-ing... 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: 9781412904292