Ch 1: Foundations of Gifted Education

About This Chapter

Strengthen your knowledge of gifted education history, models and principles using the lessons contained in this chapter. Use this resource if you need to brush up on this material when preparing for teacher certification or other types of professional exams.

Foundations of Gifted Education - Chapter Summary

What is gifted education? What are students' and teachers' rights in this field of education? This is the type of information you can expect to review when you use this chapter. You will have the opportunity to boost your knowledge of the teaching and legal aspects of gifted education.

Familiarize yourself with gifted education practices and principles to help you fully realize this area of education. After you complete your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Detail the history of gifted education
  • Describe the goals and principles of gifted education
  • Note the laws pertaining to student rights
  • Discuss state and federal legislation addressing teacher responsibilities
  • Understand teacher rights in the classroom

In this short but effective chapter, you will be instructed by experts in the academic field. Access the lessons 24/7 from any device, making review of this material easy and convenient. Self-assessment quizzes help you determine if you need any further review of these topics.

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Foundations of Gifted Education
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What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues

1. What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues

Gifted education is the area of education that focuses on the needs of gifted and talented students. Learn about the history, models, and issues involved in gifted education and test your knowledge with quiz questions.

Goals & Principles of Gifted Education

2. Goals & Principles of Gifted Education

In this lesson, you will learn about the goals and principles of gifted education, including the rationale behind gifted education programs and an exploration of best practices.

Student Rights: Discrimination, Harassment & Privacy

3. Student Rights: Discrimination, Harassment & Privacy

Federal legislators have passed laws that ensure the rights of students to be protected against discrimination and harassment. Further, education officials are mandated by law to keep educational records and personal information about students confidential. In this lesson, we will discuss federal legislation that protects student's rights.

Legal Responsibilities of Teachers

4. Legal Responsibilities of Teachers

State governments are mainly responsible for legislation involving how schools operate, but there is also federal legislation that helps protect students' rights. In this lesson, we will discuss the legal responsibilities of classroom teachers.

Teachers' Rights in the Classroom

5. Teachers' Rights in the Classroom

As teachers, we often feel that we have lost a lot of our rights when we enter the classroom. However, though our profession comes with certain limitations, we still retain certain rights. In this lesson, we will look at the rights of teachers within the classroom.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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