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Special Education for the Gifted Child


by Merle R. Sumption, Dorothy E. Norris & Lewis M. Terman - 1950

Since early times men have recognized the existence among their fellows of individuals of superior intelligence. More than 2,300 years ago Plato speculated upon ways of telling which children were gifted so that they might be educated for leadership in the state. He believed that children should be trained to do that for which their abilities suited them. He was convinced that Greek democracy would be no better than its leadership and he wished to educate superior youth for this important task.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 49, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 51 Number 10, 1950, p. 259-280
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20197, Date Accessed: 11/16/2019 6:27:34 PM

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