What do you think would have happened to Latrisha if she had been held back and to Robert if he had not been held back? What reservations do you have about acceleration for gifted students? Why do you think there is a discrepancy between what the research says about the social and emotional adjustment of students who have skipped a grade and what teachers perceive as the problem?

ASSIGNMENT 1—PROMPT—DUE WEDNESDAY

Read the case studies of Latrisha, Robert, Timmy, and Juan in your textbook. What do you think would have happened to Latrisha if she had been held back and to Robert if he had not been held back? What reservations do you have about acceleration for gifted students? Why do you think there is a discrepancy between what the research says about the social and emotional adjustment of students who have skipped a grade and what teachers perceive as the problem? Support your assertions with the text, biblical references and peer-reviewed research. AT LEAST 400 WORDS

2 REPLIES WILL FOLLOW ON THURSDAY—DUE SATURDAY 9AM

ASSIGNMENT 2—-DUE SATURDAY 9AM

Comparison Chart of Curriculum Models Directions

THEY ARE 10 MODELS, Select 5 models of instruction or enrichment for gifted education discussed in the course (THE FILE IS ATTACHED) textbook, and fill in the white sections of the provided comparison chart template to compare and contrast the different models. The chart will expand as you add more information in each box. Include a title page and references page in current APA format in your submission.

  1. Name of Model: Give the name by which the program is most widely known.

  2. Developers: Name the educational philosopher(s) or researcher(s) who designed the program.

  3. Design or Plan of the Model: Explain the basic plan for how the model is set up to operate.

  4. National Standards: Describe which National Standards in Gifted and Talented Education the Model addresses. (standards can be found at http://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/national-standards-gifted-and-talented-education )

  5. Strengths: List what are considered to be the outstanding strengths of the model.

  6. Weaknesses: List the areas that are considered by you (or others) as weaknesses in the program.

  7. Assessment: Describe how a student would be assessed or evaluated in this model.

Comparison Chart Template

(Insert Title Page)

Model 1 name:

Strengths

Weaknesses

Developers:

Design or Plan of the Model

National Standards

Assessment

Model 2 name:

Strengths

Weaknesses

Developers:

Design or Plan of the Model

National Standards

Assessment

Model 3 name:

Strengths

Weaknesses

Developers:

Design or Plan of the Model

National Standards

Assessment

Model 4 name:

Strengths

Weaknesses

Developers:

Design or Plan of the Model

National Standards

Assessment

Model 5 name:

Strengths

Weaknesses

Developers:

Design or Plan of the Model

National Standards

Assessment

(Insert References Page)

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