|Spreker(s):||Nicholas Colangelo (Spreker)|
Acceleration works. Whereas there are many nuances and dimensions to meeting the academic and psychological needs of gifted students, acceleration cuts through the complexities and provides a reliable and robust evidence based intervention that is positive for gifted students. In this lecture Colangelo offers research and real-life examples of the effectiveness of this academic intervention.
Nicholas Colangelo is the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Iowa. He is author of numerous articles on counseling gifted students and the affective development of gifted and acceleration. He has edited three editions of Handbook of Gifted Education, (with Gary Davis) and has co-authored “A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students” (with Susan Assouline and Miraca Gross). He has served on the editorial boards of major journals including Counseling and Development, Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal of Creative Behavior, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, and Roeper Review.