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Program Evaluation in Gifted Education

Program Evaluation in Gifted Education Author Carolyn M. Callahan
ISBN-10 1412904366
Release 2004-03-11
Pages 134
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These readings offer critical guidance in the development of assessment instruments for gifted programs.



Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students

Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students Author Carol Ann Tomlinson
ISBN-10 9781483361109
Release 2004-03-06
Pages 272
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Focusing on the link between gifted education and general education, this resource discusses the benefits of differentiating curriculum and instruction.



Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students Author Joyce VanTassel-Baska
ISBN-10 9781483360966
Release 2003-11-06
Pages 208
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This ready reference offers decision makers the tools they need to shape a successful and enriching curriculum for gifted students.



Fundamentals of Gifted Education

Fundamentals of Gifted Education Author Carolyn M. Callahan
ISBN-10 9781317275664
Release 2017-08-09
Pages 548
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The field of gifted education is characterized by a perplexing array of perspectives concerning such fundamental issues as definition, identification, curriculum, social and emotional development, and underserved populations. Fundamentals of Gifted Education provides a coherent framework for planning effective programs, providing appropriate educational services, and evaluating programs for the gifted. Parts are organized around fundamental issues confronting the field and follow a common structure: an introductory chapter that provides an overview of the theme of that part as well as guiding points and questions for the reader followed by representative point-of-view chapters written by leading experts that provide varied perspectives on the topic at hand.



Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education

Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education Author Jonathan A. Plucker
ISBN-10 1618210955
Release 2013
Pages 765
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Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says is the definitive reference book for those searching for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. The book presents more than 50 summaries of important topics in the field, providing relevant research and a guide to how the research applies to gifted education and the lives of gifted children. This second edition updates every topic with new research and introduces several critically important topics such as cluster grouping, Response to Intervention, programming standards, the Common Core State Standards, educational leadership, and legal issues. This book provides an objective assessment of the available knowledge on each topic, offers guidance in the application of the research, and suggests areas of needed research.



Twice Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students

Twice Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students Author Susan Baum
ISBN-10 9781483361116
Release 2004-03-06
Pages 184
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Gifted students who are at risk because of learning disabilities, gender issues, or economic disadvantages are highlighted in this volume.



Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs Author Joseph S. Renzulli
ISBN-10 9781483361086
Release 2004-03-06
Pages 184
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Focuses on one of the most widely debated topics in the field, addressing the challenges educators face in attempting to accurately identify gifted and talented students.



Social Emotional Issues Underachievement and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students

Social Emotional Issues  Underachievement  and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students Author Sidney M. Moon
ISBN-10 1412904331
Release 2004-03-23
Pages 259
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This volume addresses the affective needs of special populations of high-ability students who are at risk of not reaching their full potential.



Assessment in the Classroom

Assessment in the Classroom Author Carolyn M. Callahan
ISBN-10 9781593631918
Release 2006
Pages 48
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The goal of all classrooms is to maximize the learning of all students; therefore, correctly assessing what students have learned is an integral part of good instruction. By keeping the goal of good, strong assessment in mind, a teacher can clearly see his or her desired outcomes for a lesson, activity, or unit. It is critical to take into account a student's level of knowledge, understanding, beliefs, skills, dispositions, and learning styles when planning for good classroom instruction and assessment. Carolyn Callahan, a leader in the field of gifted education, guides teachers toward answering these questions about their students and planning for quality classroom assessment. In addition, the book provides an overview of the most common and successful assessment methods, including formal and informal assessments, student self-assessments, and preassessment strategies for planning instruction. This is one of the books in Prufrock Press' popular Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education. This series offers a unique collection of tightly focused books that provide a concise, practical introduction to important topics concerning the education of gifted children. The guides offer a perfect beginner's introduction to key information about gifted and talented education.



Aiming for Excellence

Aiming for Excellence Author Mary Slade Landrum
ISBN-10 9781882664726
Release 2001
Pages 110
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Presents a comprehensive examination of gifted programs in American schools and provides guidance for the pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade classroom in areas of curriculum and instruction, administration and management, program development and evaluation, and more.



Best Practices in Gifted Education

Best Practices in Gifted Education Author Ann Robinson
ISBN-10 9781593634841
Release 2006
Pages 286
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Best Practices in Gifted Education provides concise, up-to-date, research-based advice to educators, administrators, and parents of gifted and talented youth. The 29 practices included in this volume are the result of an extensive examination of educational research on what works with talented youth. This book is a service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children (Washington, DC). This designation indicates that this book has been jointly developed with NAGC and that this book passes the highest standards of scholarship, research, and practice. Educational Resource



The Talent Development Planning Handbook

The Talent Development Planning Handbook Author Donald J. Treffinger
ISBN-10 9781412959803
Release 2008-03-27
Pages 233
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Custom-build a contemporary, inclusive program that nurtures students' strengths and talents with the expert guidance and tools in this comprehensive handbook and CD-ROM.



Designing Services and Programs for High Ability Learners

Designing Services and Programs for High Ability Learners Author Rebecca D. Eckert
ISBN-10 9781506343457
Release 2016-08-29
Pages 304
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The updated, comprehensive guide to developing or enhancing gifted programming With new perspectives based on recent research and the updated National Association for Gifted Children Programming Standards, this second edition of Designing Services and Programs for High-Ability Learners provides educators with the comprehensive, practical advice they need to support today’s gifted learners. Written by leading experts, each chapter focuses on a key feature of high-quality gifted programs and takes into account current educational trends, such as the Focus on diversity to ensure underrepresented populations are screened for gifted education Collaboration with special education to ensure students with disabilities have access to programming Use of technology Development of local policies to support gifted education



Gifted Children and Gifted Education

Gifted Children and Gifted Education Author Gary A. Davis
ISBN-10 9780910707732
Release 2006
Pages 331
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Frankenstein is identified as gifted, while Pinocchio has trouble thinking logically.In this new book, Gary A. Davis, Ph.D., begins each chapter with humorous anecdotes as a gateway to explaining how to cultivate the talents of gifted children. There are noteworthy obstacles to achieving the successful education of gifted and talented students, but they can be overcome. This book, as a college text or a reference for parents, is a valuable tool for doing so.The author's dry humor, combined with useful explanations, will guide parents and educators through an enjoyable learning experience! “Gary Davis manages to combine much important information about gifted programming with his wonderful sense of humor. You will laugh as you learn… a great combination!” -Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D., Director-Psychologist, Family Achievement Clinic “A concise, easy to understand, and very practical explanation of what is meant by the concept of giftedness and how parents and teachers can provide opportunities to develop giftedness in young people.” -Joseph S. Renzulli, Ph.D., Director of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented



Culturally Diverse and Underserved Populations of Gifted Students

Culturally Diverse and Underserved Populations of Gifted Students Author Alexinia Y. Baldwin
ISBN-10 1412904315
Release 2004-03-06
Pages 232
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This volume addresses the under representation of culturally diverse and/or economically disadvantaged students in gifted and talented programs.



Re forming Gifted Education

Re forming Gifted Education Author Karen B. Rogers
ISBN-10 9780910707466
Release 2002
Pages 504
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Offers parents and teachers advice on how to improve classroom curriculum and experiences for gifted children, discussing how schools can match programs to a student's specific needs, traits, and abilities.



Being Smart about Gifted Education

Being Smart about Gifted Education Author Dona J. Matthews
ISBN-10 9780910707954
Release 2009
Pages 426
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Defines giftedness and provides advice for parents and teachers on identifying gifted children, teaching them in the regular classroom and in other contexts, motivation, social and behavioral issues, and related topics.