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Schlichter's Talents Unlimited Model of gifted ed.

Provide a detailed analysis of Carol Schlichter's Talents Unlimited Model of gifted education, including strengths, weaknesses, comparison to other models of gifted education, and questions for discussion.

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Summary:
This system is based on Taylor's Multiple Talent Model and includes four main parts: a description of specific skill components, instructional materials, inservice training, and evaluation. Taylor's focus on the talents of productive thinking, forecasting, communication, planning, decision making, and academics are included in Schlichter's system design.

Strengths:
? Comprehensive inclusion of success of the program within special populations including minorities and lower SES groups
? Clear methods of evaluation are included in the description of the system; comprehensive evaluative results also included
? Practical implementation techniques are included
? Addresses in detail the problems associated with thinking skills, and how teachers can effectively teach the skills while avoiding the problems
? Measures talent in myriad ways; not just through standardized tests
? Lists detailed, specific activities for each talent area
? Emphasizes the fact that each student should focus on their areas of strengths; not everyone will be talented in all areas, most will be talented in very few or even just one area

Weaknesses:
? no identification ...

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An analysis of Carol Schlichter's Talents Unlimited Model of gifted education, including strengths, weaknesses, comparison to other models of gifted education, and questions for discussion.

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