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The Nature of Giftedness

by Ruth M. Strang - 1958

If we are to identify gifted children and help them develop their potentialities, we must understand the nature of giftedness—what it is, how it originates, how it develops. We also need to know how widely it is distributed, by what general characteristics it may be recognized, and what variations may be expected among gifted individuals. To reach such an understanding, we must start with several basic concepts.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 57, No. 2

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 59 Number 10, 1958, p. 64-86
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19923, Date Accessed: 10/28/2020 10:41:55 AM

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