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    The Gifted and Talented

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    The Gifted and Talented The term “gifted” can mean many things. Up until recently it was the word used to describe people with profoundly high intelligence. Now, adding the words “creative” and “talented”, the category of giftedness has been extended to include not only exceptionally intelligent people, but also people with extraordinary ability in other areas, not just with IQ tests (Drew, Egan, & Hardman, 2002). The identification and definition of giftedness have been controversial for

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    Identification of Gifted and Talented Students When I was in the second grade, all of the students at my elementary school were given a special test one day in class. We were told that it was not for a grade, but that it was to help the school know more about us. None of us really understood what the test was, or what the school would use it for, and it is certain that no one in my class that day understood the implications of what those results would mean for us the rest of our lives. The

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    Classification of Gifted and Talented Students Many people have varying views on what classifies a student as gifted and talented. According to the Office of Gifted and Talented, six qualities determine giftedness. These qualities are intellectual ability as well as talent, scoring in the 97th percentile and above on aptitude tests, creative thinking, leadership ability, talents in the fine arts, and psychomotor abilities. Using the definition supplied by Bruce User, “a school system could

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    Gifted and Talented Education Research Paper

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    Gifted and Talented Education Research Paper It is important to understand the many different methods of educating gifted and talented students. Most people, whether as teachers, students, or parents, will at some point be faced with the many options of educating the gifted and talented. In the United States today, 3-5 percent of students are considered gifted. Defining whether or not a student is gifted can be quite difficult, but many would agree that gifted students “are able to learn material

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    Gifted and Talented Program Admissions: Needed Improvements and Reforms Gifted and talented programs are intrinsically valuable to many children’s education as they provide a system in which all students involved are engaged, challenged, and intellectually stimulated. In "How People Learn", Donovan, Bransford, and Pellegrino (1999) stress the importance of each student being given reasonable and appropriate goals based on his or her level of understanding and competency (p. 20). Gifted and talented

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    Intellectual Women Work Through the Theories of the Talented Tenth In this article I will attempt to demonstrate a coherent link between the actions of Anna Julia Cooper, bell hooks, and Patricia Hill Collins as each intellectual carries (or carried) on the work of the Talented Tenth. This research will include a discussion of Cooper's educational work as well as her speaking career; in both areas she advocated equal education opportunities for Black women. The central concern of DuBois' theory

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    In the juxtaposition of the novel The Talented Mr. Ripley and its movie adaptation, one can find distinct differences between the two art forms. The story follows a young man, Tom Ripley, as he goes to Europe with the intent of convincing Dickie Greenleaf to return to America at the request of Dickie’s father. Once in Europe, Tom struggles to constantly maintain Dickie’s favor, and fails to convince him to return home. He then murders Dickie, assumes his identity, and does everything he can to maintain

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    clearly see that despite Dickie having a fiancée, Tom is very attracted to him. Surprisingly however, we see that Dickie clearly accepts Tom’s open homosexuality towards him and makes no effort to stop Tom. When analyzing certain scenes from The Talented Mr. Ripley, we can distinctly point out Dickie’s acceptance of Tom’s sexuality. One scene in particular where we see Dickie and Tom’s close relationship is when they are in the bathroom together while Dickie is bathing. This scene takes place in

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    the core values and the true attitudes below the surface of the stories, in that it determines the audience’s connection with the world inside the stories to a huge extent. The third-person point of view applied to both the novel and the film “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, focuses on the protagonist Tom Ripley, presenting the view of a nonexistent person who follows Tom Ripley all the time in the story. In the novel, by taking advantage of the third person point of

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    The Idiot Savant

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    The Idiot Savant An idiot savant is defined as a person who is incredibly adept at one particular skill but is completely incapable in other aspects of life such as learning, reading, writing and decision making. The term idiot savant was applied to people with this disorder in 1887 by Dr. J. Langdon Down. The term idiot savant is basically an oxymoron. "Idiot" means someone who is in a class of people with an IQ less than 25, and "savant" comes from French and literally means "learned

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