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Gifted Child Essay Examples

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A History of the America's Gifted & Talented Program for Students
Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all areas and a teacher with a special degre...
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An Overview of the Gifted and Talented Middle School Students
Gifted and Talented Middle School Students This essay describes how “gifted and talented” students are defined, how they are discovered, the problems they face and some of the myths about them. I Introduction When we speak of “gifted and talented” children, we think of musical prodigies, exceptional mathemati...
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The Needs and Issues of Talented Child Students
One of the most challenging types of student is the gifted or talented child. The gifted child is extremely bright; quickly grasping ideas and concepts you are teaching and making interpretations or extrapolations that you may not even have considered. Gifted children may also have a creativity that shows itself in original...
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The Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted Children
WHO IS A GIFTED CHILD? A gifted child is one who has an exceptional ability to learn. According to some widely adopted definitions, at least 15% to 20% of children may be identified as gifted or exceptionally able learners. Gifted children are those who by virtue of their outstanding abilities are capable of high perfor...
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An Essay on Gifted Education
Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all areas and a teacher with a special degre...
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Education of Gifted Children Through the America's Gifted & Talented Programs
Education of Gifted Children Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all are...
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The Gifted Student
Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all areas and a teacher with a special degre...
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An Overview of the Education of Gifted Children and the 1970's America's Programs
Education of Gifted Children Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all are...
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The Foundation and Impact of America's Gifted and Talented Programs Since the 1970s
Started in the 1970 s, America s Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all areas and a teacher with a speci...
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An Analysis of America's Gifted & Talented
Started in the 1970's, America's Gifted & Talented programs are used to enhance the curriculum of students included in either category in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. These students are usually provided a separate class with specialized lessons in all areas and a teacher with a special degre...
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An Introduction to the Issue of How a Negative Self Concept Can Effect Achievement of Gifted Students
This paper addresses the issue of how a negative self concept can effect achievement of gifted students. it specifically focuses on the effect of academic achievement, discusses what it means to be both an underachiever and have a negative self concept, how to identify these students and what family and teachers can do...
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A Description of the Term Exceptional Child as a Broad and Inclusive Label That Refers To a Significant Percent of the Child Population
The term "exceptional child" is a broad and inclusive label that
refers to a significant percent of the child population. Quite generally,
it includes any child who exhibits attributes, characteristics and/or
abilities that fall significantly above or below the norm. These are
students which, due to their levels o...
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Curbing Child Abuse
You are walking down the street and see a little girl with bruises all
up and down her arms. Many people would just think it is a little girl
who probably just fell off of her bike. The sad truth is though, that
the girl is being abused at home. Did you know that every ten seconds
someone is committing such crimes (Child He...
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Child Obesity: Causes and Prevention
The number of children that are overweight or could be at risk of becoming overweight keeps growing. This is a health problem that is not only affecting adults but it is rapidly affecting children. The first article explained that some of the contributing factors of child obesity are race and ethnicity, parental knowledge,...
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An Analysis of the Growing Rate of Physical Child Abuse in Canada
PHYSICAL CHILD ABUSE The issue of child abuse is widespread and affects the individual, the family, and society as a whole. When a child has any signs of violence displayed or placed upon them by someone older they have experienced child abuse. The issue is that people do not recognize the physical abuse as soon as it is...
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An Essay on Child Abuse in the United States
Child Abuse Child abuse, or child maltreatment, is the sexual, emotional, or physicalmaltreatment of children. In the United States the exact percentage of childabuse and neglect is unknown, but it is recognized as a major social problem. Recognizing child abuse is often quite difficult. However, there are a fewdefinite sym...
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An Analysis of an Exposition of the Child Abuse
Child Abuse: An ExpositionBy Dominic EbacherImagine for one moment that you are not yourself any longer. Visualize instead that you are a young girl; old enough to know right from wrong yet still young enough to be terrified by the dark shadows in your room. It is a cool autumn night and your parents have opted to attend a...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Child Abuse and Neglect in the United States
Many children suffer at the hands of adults - often their own parents. They are beaten, kicked, thrown into walls, and/or burned with cigarettes. They have their heads held under the water of toilet bowls, are scalded by hot water or they are forced to stand in freezing showers until they pass out. A child could be stuffed...
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The Issues of Child Physical and Sexual Abuse
Some say that we must take a look at how child abuse has grown and become apart of society. If they just look into our society’s history maybe they would know that it has always been there, and it has been worse. In early Rome, the father of children had the power to kill, abandon, or even sell his child. In Hawaii, Japan,...
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The Problem of Child Abuse in the United States
INTRODUCTION Imagine for a moment that you are not yourself any longer. Visualize instead, that you are a young girl, old enough to know wrong from right, yet still young enough to be terrified of the dark shadows in your room. It is a cool spring night, and your parents opt to attend a party, which you are not allowed at....
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A Review of Alice Miller's Drama of the Gifted Child
This paper is a review of Alice Miller's book, "Drama of the gifted child".  Miller was a renowned psychologist and she used this book to create more insight on the repercussions of childhood emotional trauma. The title is deceptive as Miller mainly explores the tribulations of a troubled child and their lasting e...
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The Characteristics of a Gifted Child
WHO IS A GIFTED CHILD? A gifted child is one who has an exceptional ability to learn. According to some widely adopted definitions, at least 15% to 20% of children may be identified as gifted or exceptionally able learners. Gifted children are those who by virtue of their outstanding abilities are capable of high performa...
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The Theme of Love as the Basic Human Need in The Drama of a Gifted Child by Alice Miller
Its existence has been questioned no less than that of God, truth, and the limit to our universe. It has no textbook definition, because, like cold temperature, nobody has yet been able to agree on a concrete meaning of it. It is the key topic of countless songs, poems, books, works of art, plays, movies, and quarrels; and...
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The Basic Need of Love in Alice Miller's Book The Drama of a Gifted Child
Its existence has been questioned no less than that of God, truth, and the limit to our universe. It has no textbook definition, because, like cold temperature, nobody has yet been able to agree on a concrete meaning of it. It is the key topic of countless songs, poems, books, works of art, plays, movies, and quarrels; and...
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Preventing Child Abduction
Child abduction is the unauthorized removal of a minor from their legal guardian. By preventing child abduction, children will no longer need to live in fear of being taken from their homes and families. Introducing precautions to avoid child abduction will help society become safer. Blaming child abduction on the parents i...
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