Terman's longitudinal study on children

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Terman's longitudinal study on children

  1. 1. “ The oldest and longest running study in the world.”
  2. 2. <ul><li>He’s the origin of the Terman’s Longitudinal Study on Children . </li></ul><ul><li>He’s also the one, who adapted the intelligence test of Alfred Binet and expanded its range. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>is a still-running  longitudinal study  begun in 1921 to examine the development and characteristics of gifted children into adulthood. The study was started by  Lewis Terman  at Stanford University and is now the oldest and longest running longitudinal study in the world. </li></ul>Terman Study of the Gifted
  4. 4. <ul><li>To disprove the current belief that gifted children were: </li></ul><ul><li>Sickly </li></ul><ul><li>Socially inept </li></ul><ul><li>And not well rounded </li></ul>
  5. 5. STANFORD – BINET I.Q TEST
  6. 8. Mental Retardation <ul><li>Mental retardation: individuals with IQ scores below 70 and who have a severe deficiency in everyday adaptive functioning – the ability to care for themselves and relate to others. </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals with IQs ranging from 55 to 70 are considered mildly retarded; from 40 to 55, moderately retarded; from 25-40, severely retarded; and below 25, profoundly retarded. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Inclusion educating mentally retarded students in regular schools and may involve placing these students in classes with non-retarded students for part of the day or in special classrooms in regular schools.
  8. 10. Special Programs for the Gifted <ul><li>Acceleration </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment </li></ul>
  9. 11. Here’s the summary of the differences between a gifted and a bright child:
  10. 12. Here’s the summary of the differences between a gifted and a bright child:
  11. 13. HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOUR CHILD IS GIFTED:
  12. 14. HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOUR CHILD IS GIFTED:
  13. 18. Not all children are Gifted
  14. 19. If the child is not identified as gifted, it may be because the school does not provide any special programs or services for gifted children. Beware the phrase of “all of our children are gifted&quot;. It tells that may not be a gifted education program at all.

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