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Talent

An ancient Greek unit of weight approximately equivalent to 25.86 or 37.8 kilograms, depending on the region.
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Such parents could delight in telling friends their offspring was on the gifted and talented register and could be reassured the state system would provide for the needs of their child prodigies.
The second section of the book describes the unique characteristics and behaviors of talented individuals.
Academically gifted and talented students remain a special needs group in our community.
As a school or district administrator, you may be asked to defend programs and practices for gifted and talented students when questioned by parents, teachers, or community members.
The Civil Rights Project took an in-depth look at the Talented 20 in 2003, and the resulting report eviscerated Florida's program to replace affirmative action in university admissions.
Definitions of the words gifted and talented vary as much as the individuals who are assigned those labels and are influenced by social, political, economical, and cultural factors (Delisle & Galbraith, 2002).
Ruf illustrates five levels of giftedness through vignettes of 78 gifted and highly talented children.
It's terrific to have a cast of characters so talented, smart, and socially responsible.
Contrary to Delisle's column, children who are gifted and talented have benefited from opportunities to learn at more challenging levels as the result of Javits funding.
Gifted and talented students arrive at the classroom with prior skills that must be utilized to enhance their learning experience in meaningful ways.
And when talent is not rewarded, talented people turn to other fields of endeavor, all the more so in an age when able women have many new career opportunities.
What prevents young and talented employees in defense acquisition from leaving for Northrop Grumman, Amgen, McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, or a host of others?