skip to content
Academic competitions for gifted students : a resource book for teachers and parents Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Academic competitions for gifted students : a resource book for teachers and parents

Author: Mary K Tallent-Runnels; Ann C Candler-Lotven
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This handy reference serves as a guide for using academic competitions as part of K-12 students' total educational experience. Covering 170 competitions in several content areas, this handbook offers a brief description of each event plus contact and participation information. The authors list criteria for selecting events that match students' strengths and weaknesses and also discuss: The impact of competitions on  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary K Tallent-Runnels; Ann C Candler-Lotven
ISBN: 9781412959100 1412959101 9781412959117 141295911X
OCLC Number: 137260070
Description: xii, 179 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: Making Decisions About Competitive Programs for Gifted Students How to Use This Book Characteristics of Good CompetitionsAcknowledgments About the Authors1. Selecting, Preparing for, and Participating in Competitions Selected Characteristics and Needs of Gifted and Talented Students How They Influence Contest Participation Effects of Competition: Good News Effects of Competition: Bad News How to Anticipate and Avoid Problems in the Use of Competitions How to Maximize Benefits From Competitions References2. Competition Descriptions AAA High School Travel Challenge AATSP Elementary/Middle School Poster Contest Academic Decathlon Academic Games Leagues of America National Tournament Academic Triathlon Achievement Awards in Writing All-USA High School Academic Team Competition Alliance for Young Artists and Writers Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Amateur Poetry Contest American Computer Science League American Enterprise Speech Contest American History Essay Contest American Invitational Mathematics Exam American Mathematics Competitions American Mathematics Contest 8 American Regions Mathematics League American Scholastics Mathematics Competition American Society of Newspaper Editors, Quill and Scroll International Writing, Photo Contest American Veterans (AMVETS) Americanism Program Ann Arlys Bowler Poetry Contest Arts Recognition and Talent Search Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Student Publishing Awards Ayn Rand Essay Contest Baker's Plays High School Playwriting Contest BEST Robotics Competition Biz Plan Competition Botball Robotics Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge Cane Writing Contest Chemistry Olympiad Christopher Columbus Awards Civic Education Project - Civic Week Clarke-Bradbury Science Fiction Competition Classical Association of New England Community Innovation Concord Review Emerson Prize Continental Mathematics League Creative Writing Essay Contest Cricket League Contest Destination Imagination Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge Doors to Diplomacy DuPont Challenge Science Essay Awards Program Duracell/NSTA Scholarship Competition eCybermission Edventures Robotics Contest EngineerGirl Essay Contest (Toshiba NSTA)/ExploraVision Awards Program Federal Reserve Bank FED CHALLENGE Federal Reserve Bank Student Essay Contest Fire Fighting Robot Contest First Middle-Grade Novel Contest FIRST Robotics Competition First Step to Nobel Prize in Physics First Young Adult Novel Foundations for Life National Essay Program & Contest Frazier Institute Student Essay Contest Freedom Foundation National Awards Program Future City Competition Future Problem Solving Program George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest Harry Singer Foundation Essay Contests Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament High School Communications Competition "Idea of America" Essay Contest Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Intel Science Talent Search International Brain Bee International Mathematics Olympiad International Student Media Festival Invent America! Invitational Mathematics Examination Jane Austen Society of North America's Essay Contest Japan Bowl JFK Profiles in courage Essay Contest Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest Junior Engineering Technical Society, Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science Junior Science and Humanities Symposia Kids Are Authors Kids Can Write Contest Kids Philosophy Slam KidsBookshelf Contests Knowledge Master Open (KMO) Laws of Life Essay Contest League of American Poets Free Poetry Contest Let's Get Real Letters about Literature Competition Mandelbrot Competition Manningham Student Poetry Awards MATHCOUNTS Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary Schools Math Leagues Medusa Mythology Exam Merlyn's Pen Literary Magazine Contest and Critique Modern Woodmen of America School Speech NAACP ACT-SO NASA Space Settlement Contest National Achievement (R) Scholarship Program National African American History Academic Challenge Bowl National American Indian Science and Engineering Fair National Beta Club Convention National Biblical Greek Exam National Canon Envirothon National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Speech and Debate Tournament National Council on Economic Education and Goldman Sachs Foundation Economics Challenge National Consumers League: LifeSmarts National Engineering Design Challenge (JWOD/JETS) National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest National Forensic League, National Tournament National French Contest, Le Grand Concours National Geography Bee National German Test National Greek Exam National High School Oratorical Contest National High School Student Solar Design Contest National History Day National Latin Exam National Mythology Exam National Peace Essay Contest National Portuguese Exam National Schools Project Poetry Contest National Science Bowl (R) National Science Decathlon National Science Olympiad National Spanish Exam National Vocabulary Championship National Women's Hall of Fame Essay and New Media Contest National Young Astronomer Award Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition Odyssey of the Mind Ohio State University Press The Journal Award in Poetry Olympiad of Spoken Russian Panasonic Academic Challenge Physics Bowl President's Environmental Youth Awards Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines Promising Young Writers Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Quill and Scroll Society, International Writing, Photo Contest Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Science Olympiad Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee Sea World/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards Shanghai American School's NAQT Asian Championship Siemens Foundation Competition in Math, Science, and Technology Society of Professional Journalists High School Essay Contest Student Science Fiction and Fantasy Contest Thespian Playworks ThinkQuest National Society of Black Engineers TRY-MATH-A-LON Competition U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) USA Computing Olympiad USA Mathematical Olympiad USA Mathematical Talent Search UNA-USA National High School Essay Contest Vegetarian Resource Group Essay Veteran's of Foreign Wars of the United States' Patriot's Pen Veterans of Foreign Wars, Voice of Democracy Program VSA arts Playwright Discovery Program Weekly Mathematics Contest Weekly Reader's "What's Your Story" Student Publishing Awards West Point Bridge Design Contest WordMasters Challenge Writer's Digest Annual Writing Contest Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program Young Naturalist Awards Young Playwrights FestivalWeb Sites for Finding Other CompetitionsIndex of Competitions by TitleIndex of Competitions by Subject Area and Level
Responsibility: Mary K. Tallent-Runnels, Ann C. Candler-Lotven.
More information:

Abstract:

This handbook covers 170 competitions, criteria for selecting events that match students' strengths/weaknesses, strategies for maximizing the benefits of competitions, and ways to avoid potential  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A key resource perfect for anyone who would understand academic competitions for Grades K-12." -- The Bookwatch, June 2008 "The authors are knowledgeable and respected experts in the field of gifted Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/137260070> # Academic competitions for gifted students : a resource book for teachers and parents
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "137260070" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Place/thousand_oaks_ca> ; # Thousand Oaks, CA
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105303> ; # Gifted children--Education--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/school_contests_united_states> ; # School contests--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/enfants_surdoues_education_etats_unis> ; # Enfants surdoués--Éducation--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/hochbegabung> ; # Hochbegabung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/concours_et_competitions_scolaires_etats_unis> ; # Concours et compétitions scolaires--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/371.95/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/leistungsmessung> ; # Leistungsmessung
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/942566> ; # Gifted children--Education
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1107270> ; # School contests
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/schuler> ; # Schüler
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/8874830> ; # Ann C. Candler-Lotven
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/41088685> ; # Mary K. Tallent-Runnels
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description ""This handy reference serves as a guide for using academic competitions as part of K-12 students' total educational experience. Covering 170 competitions in several content areas, this handbook offers a brief description of each event plus contact and participation information. The authors list criteria for selecting events that match students' strengths and weaknesses and also discuss: The impact of competitions on the lives of students Ways to anticipate and avoid potential problems Strategies for maximizing the benefits of competitions Access to international and national academic competitions This second edition offers twice as many competitions as the first, provides indexes by title and by subject area and level, and lists Web sites for finding additional competitions."--Publisher's website."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836961385> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Academic competitions for gifted students : a resource book for teachers and parents"@en ;
   schema:productID "137260070" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/137260070#PublicationEvent/thousand_oaks_ca_corwin_press_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Agent/corwin_press> ; # Corwin Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007021299.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412959100> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412959117> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA771214> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/137260070> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Place/thousand_oaks_ca> # Thousand Oaks, CA
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Thousand Oaks, CA" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/concours_et_competitions_scolaires_etats_unis> # Concours et compétitions scolaires--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Concours et compétitions scolaires--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836961385#Topic/enfants_surdoues_education_etats_unis> # Enfants surdoués--Éducation--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Enfants surdoués--Éducation--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105303> # Gifted children--Education--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gifted children--Education--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1107270> # School contests
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "School contests"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/942566> # Gifted children--Education
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gifted children--Education"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41088685> # Mary K. Tallent-Runnels
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Tallent-Runnels" ;
   schema:givenName "Mary K." ;
   schema:name "Mary K. Tallent-Runnels" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/8874830> # Ann C. Candler-Lotven
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Candler-Lotven" ;
   schema:givenName "Ann C." ;
   schema:name "Ann C. Candler-Lotven" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412959100>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1412959101" ;
   schema:isbn "9781412959100" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412959117>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "141295911X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781412959117" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/137260070>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/137260070> ; # Academic competitions for gifted students : a resource book for teachers and parents
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-09" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.