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Necessity of Differentiated Science Education for Gifted Students

Journal: Journal for Education of Gifted Young Scientists (JEGYS) (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 1-10

Keywords : Science; gifted and talented students; differentited curriculum.;

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Identification, talent development and education of gifted and talented students are topics which have been studied sensitively for years. Also developing effective curriculums are so important in order to satisfy gifted students’ potential development, social, emotional and talent needs. Gifted students are naturally drawn to science as a way of thinking because science taps their natural curiosity and imagination. When we consider their special interest and natural potential about science, gifted and talented students are assumed that they will be prior people who make science as forms of their lives and who contribute science creatively. It is obvious that the education of gifted students- who have mental, emotional and social discrepancies- need to be differentiated. At this point, the purpose of the study is to expose why science education for gifted students should be differentiated. In this context , characteristics of gifted students in science, reflections of these characteristics in science education and the causes of differentiation in science education were elaborated

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