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SAGE 2005


A Nation Deceived: What Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals Should Know About the Templeton National Report on Acceleration.

Dr. Debbi Andrews and Debra Arnison-Sutton

The website for the publication is http://www.nationdeceived.org

The slides used at the conference session on November 26, 2005 can be downloaded here

Additional resources:

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Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development http://www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank
Great Potential Press - The Iowa Acceleration Scale, discussed in A Nation Deceived http://www.giftedbooks.com/
Accelerating Gifted Children, by Nicholas Colangelo and Susan G. Assouline, in National Association of Elementary School Principals' Principal, Vol. 84 No. 5, May/June 2005, page 62 http://www.naesp.org/ContentLoad.do?contentId=1587&action=print
Are We "A Nation Deceived"?: A Conversation with Nicholas Colangelo http://www.educationnews.org/are-we-a-nation-deceived.htm
Gifted Education: Deceived, Denied and in Crisis -- Why gifted ed still matters and what you can do to improve your district's offerings, by Rebecca Sausner, in District Administration: the Magazine for K-12 Education Leaders http://www.districtadministration.com/page.cfm?p=1230
Acceleration, by Dr. David Elkind, author of The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon: "Promotion of intellectually gifted children is simply another way of attempting to match the curriculum to the child's abilities, not to accelerate those abilities." http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/elkind.htm
When Every Child is Good Enough, by John Tierney, New York Times, Nov. 21, 2004 "The Incredibles" and gifted education http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/gifted-ed/articles/NYTimes-Tierney-112104.doc
Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting our Brightest Young Minds, by Jan & Bob Davidson with Laura Vanderkam http://www.geniusdenied.com

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