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Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1814-2052

ISSN (online): 2311-7273

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/pse

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Education in China: A Transition toward Student-Centered Instruction 1148

Schroth S.T., assistant professor, chair of educational studies, Knox College, Galesburg, Galesburg, USA, sschroth@knox.edu
Helfer J.A., Associate Professor, chair of educational studies, Knox College; Co-Chair, Department of educational studies, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Galesburg, USA, helfer@knox.edu
Beck D.L., professor, chair of educational studies, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Galesburg, USA, dbeck@knox.edu
Latshaw K.M., student, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Galesburg, USA
Bahr Z.A., student, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Galesburg, USA
Abstract
The article examines a new method of working with gifted children at schools in China, based upon the principle of student-centeredness. It describes the opportunities given to gifted children in this country, the nature of educational strategies for such learners and methods of their selection. It notes interesting experience of intercrossing of educational methods of China and the USA. It also analyzes the unity and differences between methods of education of gifted learners in China and the United States, shows several new tendencies which now manifest in Chinese educational institutions.

Keywords: education of the gifted, educational strategies, gifted learners, selection methods

Column: Gifted Children

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