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Gifted Children: Psychological and Educational Perspectives


reviewed by Susanne Richert 1985

coverTitle: Gifted Children: Psychological and Educational Perspectives
Author(s): Abraham J. Tannenbaum
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0024188808, Pages: , Year:
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Few textbooks achieve what the author intends. Even fewer exemplify the themes they are elaborating, but Gifted Children: Psychological and Educational Perspectives attains both goals superbly. Tannenbaum’s new book is a rarity among works on gifted education. It meets, by a wide margin, the most stringent requisites of a curriculum for the gifted. It is analytical and evaluative, rather than just descriptive. It is interdisciplinary, integrating education, psychology, history, and literature, rather than just citing sources in a fragmented way. The range of research incorporated into each section is impressively comprehensive and offers extensive sources even for specialists. The text even incorporates semiotic or “right-brained” as well as “left-brained” verbal and quantitative models of communication through the numerous illuminating charts, graphs, and matrices. Finally, the book presents original models or syntheses of the various issues it addresses. The very organization of each of the six parts (History and the Gifted, Issues... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 86 Number 3, 1985, p. 495-497
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 958, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 7:59:54 AM

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