What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues


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The first gifted school in the United States appeared in _____ in the year _____.

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1. Lewis Terman _____.

2. Which Act included no provision for gifted education?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Measure your understanding of the history and issues of gifted education using this interactive quiz and worksheet. To succeed, you will need to know the history and founders of gifted education. You will also need to know the models of gifted education that are employed today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Early history of gifted education
  • Key figures in the development of gifted education
  • Historical changes in the laws pertaining to gifted education
  • Models of gifted education

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history and issues in gifted education
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the gifted education models from the lesson to determine which type aligns with early gifted education theorists
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of gifted education

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson titled What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues to learn more. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining gifted education
  • Identifying key figures in the development of gifted education
  • Exploring the laws impacting gifted education
  • Identifying the different models of gifted education
  • Understanding the problems with funding programs, defining criteria, and identifying gifted students