Recommendations for Practice: Designing Curriculum for Gifted Students


  • Kimberley L. Chandler The College of William and Mary, USA


üstün yeteneklilerin eğitimi, müfredat tasarımı, üstün zekalı öğrenci, gifted education, curriculum design, gifted students



Throughout the literature of gifted education, the modifications recommended for differenti- ating curriculum for gifted students may be categorized as relating to content, process, product, learning environment, and (to a lesser extent) affective concerns. Due to the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program (funded by the United States De- partment of Education) in particular, there are now data that provide evidence of some effec- tive curriculum interventions for producing achievement gains in gifted students. Specific recommendations have been gleaned based on findings from the research and about curricu- lum development and implementation in gift- ed education (Robins & Chandler, 2013). These may prove useful for designing curriculum or facilitating the development of programming for highly able students. In this article, the au- thor provides background information about the curricular needs of gifted students and specific recommendations for practice that can serve as a guide for key stakeholders to opti- mize talent and educational opportunity.


Üstün zekalıların eğitimlerine ilişkin literatüre bakıldığında üstün zekalı öğrenciler için öneri- len müfredat farklılaştırmalarıyla ilgili modifi- kasyonlar içerik, süreç, ürün, öğrenme ortamı ve duyuşsal (diğerlerine göre daha az derece- de) kategorilerle ilgili olduğu görülmektedir. Günümüzde Jacob K. Javit Üstün Zekalı ve Ye- tenekliler Eğitim Programı (ABD Eğitim Dpartmanı tarafından desteklenen) gibi bazı uygulamalardan elde edilen veriler, bazı müf- redat uygulamalarının üstün zekalı öğrenciler için etkili ve başarılı olduğuna dair kanıt sun- maktadır. Üstün zekalıların eğitiminde müfre- dat geliştirme ve uygulamalarıan ve araştırma bulgularına dayalı olarak özel önerilerde bu- lunulmuştur(Robins & Chandler, 2013). bun- lar üstün yetenekli öğrenciler için program geliştirmeye ve müfredat tasarlamaya yardımcı olabilir. Bu makalede yazar üstün zekalı öğrencilerin müfredat gereksinimleri hakkında ön bilgi vererek üstün zekalı öğrencilerin eği- timlerindeki paydaşlara yardımcı olacak uygulamaya dönük özel önerilerde bulunmuştur.



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L. Chandler, K. . (2021). Recommendations for Practice: Designing Curriculum for Gifted Students. TALENT, 5(2), 157–166. Retrieved from



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