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Education for the Gifted: Superior Ability

by Rudolf Pintner - 1941

Individuals of great endowment are rare and are the most precious and valuable things this world of ours possesses. And yet, this twentieth century has seen the needless killing of thousands of them, the imprisonment of hundreds in vicious concentration camps, the disruption of the life work of others, and the perversion of the work of many more to serve the evil purposes of dictators and tyrants. It is, therefore, very appropriate that scientists and educators should deliberate concerning the selection, the training, and the conservation of superior ability.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 42 Number 5, 1941, p. 407-419
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 8943, Date Accessed: 8/10/2020 1:58:19 AM

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