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Methods of Selecting Superior or Gifted Children


by Bird T. Baldwin 1924

Can we afford to rely, at the present advanced stage and development of our science, on any one of the above criteria, or on any single test in the hands of an average teacher, as a basis for diagnosing and evaluating a cross section in the entire school life of a child? It must be remembered that the tests, scales, or judgments are but single shafts sunk into the very complex nature of a developing child, and that these devices used, perhaps only annually, may be very misleading and misrepresentative of the rich soil or deposits which they are supposed to essay.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 23, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 25 Number 4, 1924, p. 25-47
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20845, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 7:34:05 PM

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