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    Analysis of Callahan and Miller's conception of giftedness

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    Provide a critical analysis of Callahan and Miller's conception of giftedness, including strengths, weaknesses, and questions left unanswered.

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    Callahan and Miller assert that there are two types of giftedness: traditionally, academically gifted students, and creative problem-solvers. They outline specific identification procedures for both groups, along with a series of assessment techniques and programming options. This conception allows for flexibility in identifying students and provides teachers with specific instructional strategies to use with the two groups of talented students.

    Critical Analysis - Strengths:
    - The conception is based on each student's unique individual strengths; it allows educators to provide appropriate learning opportunities to every high ability learner. Differentiation, as both a mind-set and ...

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    This solution provides a critical analysis of Callahan and Miller's conception of giftedness, A Child-Responsive Model of Giftedness, and clearly outlines the strengths and weaknesses of the model.

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