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Author Abelman, Robert.

Title Reclaiming the wasteland : TV & gifted children / Bob Abelman
Published Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, [1995]


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 MELB  302.234083 Abe/Rtw  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Perspectives on creativity
Perspectives on creativity.
Contents Foreword / Ruthan Brodsky -- 1. Kill the Messenger: The TV Effects Controversy -- 2. Facts About Giftedness/Questions About TV -- 3. Why TV Fails Gifted Kids -- 4. The Reluctant Regulators -- 5. Parental Discretion Advised -- 6. The ABCs of TV Literacy -- Epilogue: Hello, I Must Be Going
Summary Reading Reclaiming the Wasteland will give parents and teachers a greater awareness of their children's televiewing and offer a prescription for how to neutralize or avoid the more negative outcomes and maximize or accentuate the more positive ones. This book is based on the belief that television viewing need not be a dysfunctional or mindless activity for gifted kids; it can and should be enriching, mind-expanding, instructional, and fun ... if used correctly
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Gifted children -- United States.
Television and children -- United States.
LC no. 95033355
ISBN 1572730145