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COERCIVE EGALITARIANISM: A STUDY OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GIFTED CHILDREN
BY STEPHEN SCHROEDER-DAVIS, Ph.D.
COORDINATOR, GIFTED SERVICES
ELK RIVER, MINNESOTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
"Stephen Schroeder-Davis should receive a "Pulitzer Prize" for his book on Coercive Egalitarianism. This book is a must read for anyone concerned with the future of gifted children and their education in this country!" Dr. Mike Walters, Educator, Writer & Consultant, New York City.
Designed for use by GIFTED STUDENTS, THEIR TEACHERS AND PARENTS, LIBRARIANS AND GIFTED PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS.
For instruction at the upper Elementary, Intermediate and High School levels.
Presents detailed Study Questions for two paperback novels which address numerous problems of being gifted. These classics of adolescent literature are AMONG FRIENDS By Caroline Cooney, and A SEPARATE PEACE By John Knowles.
The study questions for A SEPARATE PEACE are presented CHAPTER-BY-CHAPTER and include specific answers.
Includes two satirical short stories (for reflection and discussion) on extreme forms of discrimination and penalties against the gifted. These stories are by KURT VONNEGUT, JR. ("HARRISON BERGERON") and HENRY SLESAR ("EXAMINATION DAY").
Contains the famous essay by Stephen Schroeder-Davis entitled, "Coercive Egalitarianism: Subverting Achievement Through Neglect and Hostility." (from the Winter 1993 Issue of GIFTED EDUCATION PRESS QUARTERLY).
Has an excellent discussion of how BIBLIOTHERAPY can be effectively used with the gifted, including descriptions of NUMEROUS BIBLIOTHERAPEUTIC RESOURCES for gifted students.
Presents extensive information showing how the gifted perceive themselves and how their peers perceive the gifted. Among these sources is a newspaper article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune based on responses received from 12,000 children/adolescents.
Contains thorough BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESOURCES AND MATERIALS for use by graduate students and researchers on Coercive Egalitarianism.
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