Academic Competitions for Gifted Students: A Resource Book for Teachers and Parents

Academic Competitions for Gifted Students: A Resource Book for Teachers and Parents

2nd Edition

Paperback (15 Jan 2008)

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Synopsis

Academic Competitions for Gifted Students is a handy reference about competitions for students from Kindergarten through the 12th grade in several content areas. More than just a listing, this book serves as a guide for using academic competitions in the context of a student′s total academic experience.

For each of the 170 competitions, school personnel and parents will find a brief description along with contact and participation information. Providing an overview of the characteristics of good competitions, the authors list criteria for selecting those that match students′ strengths and weaknesses. The book also covers:

The role of academic competitions in the life of a student

Ways to evaluate competitions and their impact on talented students

Access to international and national academic competitions

Ways to anticipate and avoid the potential problems

Strategies for maximizing the benefits of competitions

Book information

ISBN: 9781412959117
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Imprint: Corwin
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd Edition
DEWEY: 371.950973
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 404g
Height: 253mm
Width: 179mm
Spine width: 12mm