growing up gifted developing the potential of children at school and at home 8th edition

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Growing Up Gifted

Author : Barbara Clark
ISBN : 0132620669
Genre : Education
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""Don't confuse the IQ with the child; the child is much more." "" --from Barbara Clark's, "Growing Up Gifted, 8e"" Covering preschool through secondary education, "Growing Up Gifted, 8e" explores who gifted learners are, how they become gifted, and discusses methods used to support their learning, growth, and development. Grounded in the latest research on brain function, this edition considers how these new findings can improve teaching tools and learning experiences for gifted students. Revised chapters address culturally responsive teaching, alternative environments, and various models for gifted education. Building on its trusted reputation, this edition helps readers understand intelligence, create environments that maximize gifts and talents, and implement services that develop the potential of gifted learners. New to This Edition - Updated research on the brain as it applies to intelligence and learning (Chapters 1, 2, 4, 7, and 10), provides the latest information on how the brain learns and ways to use this data to improve teaching tools and experiences for gifted students. - Revised Chapter 7 incorporates new practices and models related to culturally responsive teaching and giftedness and addresses a wider variety of programming possibilities for gifted learners in minority and underserved populations. - Revised Chapter 9 includes more information on how to create an alternative school for adolescent gifted learners and new models such as RtI by exploring different ways to better serve gifted learners and meet their learning needs. - Improved charts and graphs (Chapter 9 and Chapter 10) organize ideas and procedures into easily read visuals so readers can better understand concepts and use chapter material.

Profiles Of Influence In Gifted Education

Author : Frances A. Karnes
ISBN : 9781882664979
Genre : Education
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In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the National Association of Gifted Children, "Profiles of Influence in Gifted Education" provides a retrospective review of events and milestones that have shaped the field of gifted education, as well as a glimpse into the future of the field, as we move forward in the 21st century. Through individual profiles, more than 50 influential people in the field of gifted education share their perceptions and insights of where the field has been and it where it is going. Each profile includes contact information, professional background, significant contributions, publications, people who have influenced their careers, perceptions of critical events, and opinions on future changes. Along with a historical overview, the book contains narrative summaries of the critical events in gifted education and needed changes suggested by the field's most prominent thinkers. In addition, profiles of the major organizations and associations supporting gifted education are included. This critical reference offers a unique look at gifted education's past and future.

The Social And Emotional Lives Of Gifted Kids

Author : Tracy L. Cross
ISBN : 9781593631574
Genre : Education
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Raising happy, successful children is a goal of every parent of gifted children. In this book, the nation's leading authority on the psychology of gifted children offers advice and encouragement for both parents and teachers. In a thoughtful, conversational style, the author offers an in-depth look at the complex social and emotional issues faced by gifted children. Completely revised and updated since the popular first edition, The Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Kidstackles important and timely issues dealing with the social and emotional needs of today's gifted children. Dr. Cross uses personal insight with current research to address the experiences of gifted students, how they cope with mixed messages in a constantly changing society, how they manage their way through school and home, and how parents and teachers can help them cope. The book contains practical suggestions and ideas for guiding and supporting the development of gifted children. This concise, sensitive look at gifted children and their social and emotional world offers unique insights for both teachers and parents who support these special children.

Handbook Of Gifted Education

Author : Nicholas Colangelo
ISBN : 0205126529
Genre : Education
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Teaching In Today S Inclusive Classrooms A Universal Design For Learning Approach

Author : Richard M. Gargiulo
ISBN : 9781305856202
Genre : Business & Economics
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TEACHING IN TODAY'S INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS: A UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING APPROACH, 3rd Edition is a concise, accessible, and current text for the Introduction to Inclusive Teaching course. It is the only inclusion textbook available with a consistent, integrated emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)—an important, contemporary educational philosophy focused on using strategies and tools to help ALL students by accommodating their differences. Aligned with InTASC and CEC standards, this text also provides foundational information about children with disabilities who are included in today's classrooms, and the most effective strategies for teaching them alongside their typically developing peers. Featuring new material on Common Core State Standards, case studies, and sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, this hands-on text offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical, flexible framework for effective instruction, classroom management, assessment, and collaboration in today's diverse classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Differentiating For The Young Child

Author : Joan Franklin Smutny
ISBN : 9781412975551
Genre : Education
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Designed to help teachers meet the diverse needs of young children, this book offers differentiated strategies for promoting intellectual discovery and creative thinking across key disciplines.

Creativity In The Classroom

Author : Alane J. Starko
ISBN : 9780415997065
Genre : Education
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The fourth edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors âe" to help teachers link creativity research and theory to the everyday activities of classroom teaching. Part I (chs 1-5) includes information on models and theories of creativity, characteristics of creative people, and talent development. Part II (chapters 6-10) includes strategies explicitly designed to teach creative thinking, to weave creative thinking into content area instruction, and to organize basic classroom activities (grouping, lesson planning, assessment, motivation and classroom organization) in ways that support studentsâe(tm) creativity. Changes in this Edition: Improved Organization -- This edition has been reorganized from 8 to 10 chapters allowing the presentation of theoretical material in clearer, more manageable chunks. New Material âe" In addition to general updating, there are more examples involving middle and secondary school teaching, more examples linking creativity to technology, new information on the misdiagnosis of creative students as ADHD, and more material on cross-cultural concepts of creativity, collaborative creativity, and linking creativity to state standards. Pedagogy & Design âe" Chapter-opening vignettes, within-chapter reflection questions and activities, sample lesson ideas from real teachers, and end-of-chapter journaling activities help readers adapt content to their own teaching situations. Also, a larger trim makes the layout more open and appealing and a single end-of-book reference section makes referencing easier. Targeted specifically to educators (but useful to others), this book is suitable for any course that deals wholly or partly with creativity in teaching, teaching the gifted and talented, or teaching thinking and problem solving. Such courses are variously found in departments of special education, early childhood education, curriculum and instruction, or educational psychology.

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