Introduction To Curriculum Design In Gifted Education

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Description : Gifted students require a curriculum that intentionally aligns with their advanced abilities to ensure engagement at the appropriate level of intensity and depth. Introduction to Curriculum Design in Gifted Education offers an in-depth exploration of curriculum development for the gifted. Included are the general foundations of good curriculum design, a survey of curriculum models appropriate for gifted learners, an examination of design considerations across content areas, a detailed analysis of the role assessment has in the curriculum development process, and an exploration of trends and future directions of curriculum development for the gifted. Each chapter is authored by experts with considerable knowledge pertaining to curriculum implications for gifted students and is written with the practitioner in mind to facilitate effective implementation. This text is an essential addition to the library of any educator seeking to create new and/or adapt existing curriculum to better address the interests and abilities of gifted students.


Introduction To Curriculum Design In Gifted Education

Author by : Frances A. Karnes
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Description : Gifted students require a curriculum that intentionally aligns with their advanced abilities to ensure engagement at the appropriate level of intensity and depth. Introduction to Curriculum Design in Gifted Education offers an in-depth exploration of curriculum development for the gifted. Included are the general foundations of good curriculum design, a survey of curriculum models appropriate for gifted learners, an examination of design considerations across content areas, a detailed analysis of the role assessment has in the curriculum development process, and an exploration of trends and future directions of curriculum development for the gifted. Each chapter is authored by experts with considerable knowledge pertaining to curriculum implications for gifted students and is written with the practitioner in mind to facilitate effective implementation. This text is an essential addition to the library of any educator seeking to create new and/or adapt existing curriculum to better address the interests and abilities of gifted students.


Content Based Curriculum For High Ability Learners

Author by : Joyce VanTassel-Baska
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Description : This newly updated edition provides a solid introduction to curriculum development in gifted and talented education. Written by experts in the field of gifted education, this text uses cutting-edge curriculum design techniques and aligns the core content with national and state standards. In addition to a revision of the original chapters, the second edition contains new chapters on topics such as second language learning, leadership, arts curriculum, and technology. The text identifies the basic principles of curriculum development : accelerated learning within the core content areas, use of higher order process skills, development of creative student products, and concept development and learning. These techniques are incorporated into a chapter on each core content area : language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as world languages and the arts. The final chapters focus on the roles of teachers, program coordinators, and administrators during curriculum design, including selecting resources and materials, aligning curriculum, and assessing student learning. --from back cover.


Content Based Curriculum For High Ability Learners

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Description : This newly updated edition provides a solid introduction to curriculum development in gifted and talented education. Written by experts in the field of gifted education, this text uses cutting-edge curriculum design techniques and aligns the core content with national and state standards. In addition to a revision of the original chapters, the second edition contains new chapters on topics such as second language learning, leadership, arts curriculum, and technology. The text identifies the basic principles of curriculum development : accelerated learning within the core content areas, use of higher order process skills, development of creative student products, and concept development and learning. These techniques are incorporated into a chapter on each core content area : language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as world languages and the arts. The final chapters focus on the roles of teachers, program coordinators, and administrators during curriculum design, including selecting resources and materials, aligning curriculum, and assessing student learning. --from back cover.


Introduction To Gifted Education

Author by : Julia Link Roberts
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Description : Introduction to Gifted Education is the definitive textbook designed for courses that introduce teachers to gifted education, whether that is in graduate school or in certification or continuing development programs for teachers. The book is inclusive in nature, addressing varied approaches to each topic while relying on no single theory or construct. The book includes chapters that focus on critical topics such as gifted education standards, social-emotional needs, cognitive development, diverse learners, identification, programming options, creativity, professional development, and curriculum. The book provides a comprehensive look at each topic, including an overview of big ideas, its history, and a thorough discussion to help those new to the field gain a better understanding of gifted students and strategies to address their needs. A rich companion piece supports the text, providing practical strategies and activities for the instructor (designed for both online classes and face-to-face classes). Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented 2018 Legacy Book Award Winner—Scholar


Methods And Materials For Teaching The Gifted

Author by : Jennifer H. Robins
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Description : The completely revised and updated fifth edition of Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted: Provides a comprehensive examination of the most current research and best practices in the field of gifted education. Addresses identification, twice-exceptionality, and culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Includes chapters related to designing curriculum and differentiating instruction. Covers developing critical and creative thinking, as well as encouraging talent development. Features chapter authors who are recognized researchers, practitioners, and leaders in the field of gifted education. The chapters are organized to promote critical thinking and discussion about each topic. This text is a complete resource curated for a wide range of K-12 educators and those working with inservice and preservice educators and administrators.


Critical Issues And Practices In Gifted Education

Author by : Jonathan A. Plucker
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Description : Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education is the definitive reference for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. This third edition: Presents more than 40 summaries of important topics in the field. Features updates to all topics. Introduces new topics, including neuroscience and the roles of leaders in the field. Dives into the latest research. Explores how the research applies to gifted education and the lives of gifted learners. This book also 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.


Fundamentals Of Gifted Education

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Description : 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.


Best Practices In Professional Learning And Teacher Preparation

Author by : National Assoc For Gifted Children
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Description : Several states offer additional teacher preparation programs by providing either an endorsement or certification in the field, but these are often pursued by teachers specifically enrolled in gifted coursework rather than in general education programs. Practitioners and researchers agree that time and energy should be spent on training teachers in how to address the needs of gifted and talented students, both within the regular classroom and in specialized programs. This three-book series acknowledges this need and provides specific strategies for professional development in a variety of settings using various methods. Drawing on both literature in the field and research-based best practices in professional learning, this series provides the reader with a foundation for designing and implementing effective professional development experiences for educators working with gifted learners. This volume: Provides strategies and curricular materials/resources for working with gifted learners in specific content areas (i.e., mathematics, science, social studies, literacy, languages, and the arts). Discusses the importance of training teachers to use high-quality curriculum. Builds off of research on talent development, cultural awareness, and social justice in education. Details instructional strategies that are appropriate for challenging gifted learners, including developing growth mindset. 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.


Using The Schoolwide Enrichment Model In Mathematics

Author by : M. Katherine Gavin
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Description : Using the Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Mathematics: A How-to Guide for Developing Student Mathematicians applies the teaching and learning strategies of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) to the math classroom. Based on more than 40 years of research and development and used in schools around the world, the SEM approach focuses on promoting higher level thinking skills and creative productivity. Using this approach in mathematics, this new guidebook promotes the use of the Mathematical Practices outlined in the Common Core State Standards as the underlying processes and proficiencies that should be developed in students. Teachers learn how to create a culture of enjoyment, engagement, and enthusiasm for all students, and in particular gifted students, while developing students who think and act like mathematicians. Easy to read and use, the book incorporates many practical suggestions, including views from the classroom and sample activities from NAGC-award winning curriculum to motivate and challenge students.


Classroom Management For Gifted And Twice Exceptional Students Using Functional Behavior Assessment

Author by : Yarah Farah
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Description : Classroom Management for Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Students Using Functional Behavior Assessment assists educators in understanding how to identify and target behaviors that influence the success of students and daily classroom instruction. Each module: Provides case studies with examples of the concepts being taught. Includes presentations, interactive graphic organizers, and small-group problem-solving activities. Offers self-assessments and resources for developing interventions. May be used within a university course, a series of workshops, or professional teacher learning communities. Uses functional behavior assessment (FBA), a successful research-based approach to behavioral interventions. Using this book, teachers can learn to manage student behavior and implement differentiation in the classroom.


Handbook For Counselors Serving Students With Gifts And Talents

Author by : Tracy L. Cross
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Description : The second edition of Handbook for Counselors Serving Students With Gifts and Talents provides the definitive overview of research on the general knowledge that has been amassed regarding the psychology of gifted students. This book: Introduces the reader to the varied conceptions of giftedness. Covers issues specific to gifted children and various intervention methods. Describes programs designed to fulfill the need these children have for challenge. Is updated and expanded, addressing contemporary issues. Reflects the latest research on giftedness. With chapters authored by leading experts in the field, Handbook for Counselors Serving Students With Gifts and Talents is a resource professionals can turn to for answers to a wide variety of questions about gifted children.


Gifted Education In Asia

Author by : David Yun Dai
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Description : The book “Gifted Education in Asia: Problems and Prospects” is the first of its kind in terms of providing a critical assessment of the state of gifted education in nine representative countries or regions in Asia (Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey), five commentaries that put gifted education in a global context, and a conclusion chapter that provides a long?term projection of future developments in gifted education in an information age and knowledge economy in the 21st century, and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead for Asian countries. As Asia has become an economic powerhouse globally, and its education has also gained global attention (e.g., its stellar performance in international comparisons such as PISA), gifted education gearing toward the cultivation of the most precious human capital gains added importance. Authors of the 15?Chapter volume come from Asia, Europe, and North America, and they represent top experts in the field of education. The book is an authoritative source of knowledge for anyone interested in gifted education, talent development, and creativity in this region. Policy makers, business and school leaders, teachers, educational researchers, and parents will find this book informative and thought?provoking.


Parallel Curriculum Units For Language Arts Grades 6 12

Author by : Jeanne H. Purcell
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Description : Sample units demonstrate how to use the Parallel Curriculum Model to design high-quality curriculum in language arts. Each unit includes instructions, assessments, and skills/standards.


Designing Services And Programs For High Ability Learners

Author by : Rebecca D. Eckert
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Description : The updated, comprehensive guide to developing or enhancing gifted programming How do we ensure we are meeting the needs of gifted students? The educational landscape has changed dramatically since Designing Services and Programs for High-Ability Learners was first published in 2006. This updated and revised second edition of the landmark guidebook provides educators and administrators with the comprehensive, practical advice they need to support gifted learners, and includes new perspectives based on recent research and the updated National Association for Gifted Children Programming Standards. Written by leading experts, each chapter focuses on a key feature of high-quality gifted programs, from identification to evaluation and advocacy, and takes into account current trends in education, such as the Focus on diversity and the efforts needed to ensure underrepresented populations are screened for gifted education Collaboration with special education, families, and community members to ensure all students have access to programming and services Use of technology, especially in rural communities Development of local policies to support gifted education Whether you are developing a new program or restructuring an existing service, this guidebook will help you meet the needs of today’s gifted students.


Questioning Strategies For Teaching The Gifted

Author by : Elizabeth Shaunessy
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Description : In order to stimulate creative development among gifted students, the use of questioning techniques has proven to be a successful strategy for encouraging purposeful inquiry. Students need to learn to generate alternatives to solving real-world problems, and teachers can help them do this by regularly incorporating divergent questions in the classroom. Teachers can incorporate questions effectively by knowing the various purposes, types, and intended outcomes and by establishing a classroom climate that promotes active engagement, exploration, and inquiry to further student achievement. Learn to generate classroom or small group discussions that challenge students to think critically and creatively. Elizabeth Shaunessy offers classroom-tested strategies for developing questions and activities that challenge students to think in new ways. Create a mutually respectful classroom climate and design appropriate questions to elicit higher level thinking from your students. 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. Educational Resource


Gifted International

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Parallel Curriculum Units For Social Studies Grades 6 12

Author by : Jeanne H. Purcell
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Description : Covering history, geography, and sociology, these sample lessons and units show how to use the Parallel Curriculum Model to provide rigorous learning opportunities for students in social studies.


Encyclopedia Of Creativity

Author by : Mark A. Runco
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Publisher by : Academic Press
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Description : This encyclopaedia provides specific information and guidance for everyone who is searching for greater understanding and inspiration. Subjects include theories of creativity, techniques for enhancing creativity, individuals who have made contributions to creativity.


International Education

Author by : Daniel Ness
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Description : This encyclopedia is the most current and exhaustive reference available on international education. It provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of key topics, concepts, and issues, as well as in-depth studies of approximately 180 national educational systems throughout the world. Articles examine education broadly and at all levels--from primary grades through higher education, formal to informal education, country studies to global organizations.


The Parallel Curriculum In The Classroom Book 2

Author by : Carol Ann Tomlinson
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Description : Based on the Parallel Curriculum Model, this book provides curriculum units in social studies, science, art, and language arts for use in primary, elementary, middle, and high school settings.


Curriculum For Gifted And Talented Students

Author by : Joyce VanTassel-Baska
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Description : This ready reference offers decision makers the tools they need to shape a successful and enriching curriculum for gifted students.


Exploring Gifted Education

Author by : Jennifer L. Jolly
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Description : Exploring Gifted Education focusses on the most fundamental and pressing topics in gifted education from across Australian and New Zealand contexts and gives particular attention to evidence-based practices and research findings. The wide variety of topics presented include: identification of gifted learners, creativity, twice-exceptional learners, affective considerations, teaching the gifted, curriculum considerations, programs and services, STEM, early childhood learners, rural and remote contexts, and parents of gifted learners. Each chapter provides guiding questions and key ideas to help orient the reader, and discussion questions synthesise the chapter’s concepts at the conclusion. The first book of its kind to synthesise research-based findings in gifted education from across New Zealand and Australia, it is an essential reference tool for researchers and a key text for courses in gifted education. Practitioners and parents will also find the assembled research illuminating and informative in understanding and addressing the needs of gifted learners.


Teaching And Learning Strategies For Sustainable Development

Author by : Enakshi Sengupta
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Description : This timely book explores the sustainable development goals, how well universities have been able to integrate them into their curriculum, and how universities can institutionalize the goals and sustainable development into their strategic plans and institutional culture


Exploring Critical Issues In Gifted Education

Author by : Christine L. Weber
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Description : Although the best way to provide professional development for educators is through field experiences and hands-on practice, it is not always easy or even possible to organize such encounters, especially in the field of gifted education. In order to better prepare educators to work with gifted and talented students, Exploring Critical Issues in Gifted Education: A Case Studies Approach presents problem-based learning scenarios that explore authentic situations found in K-12 classrooms. The scenarios can be read and discussed in a short amount of time, allow the reader to gain greater understanding through empathy, require an analysis of multiple perspectives, and support the standards of excellence set forth in the 2010 NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards. Using the cases in the book, educators will gain the insight needed to improve the identification of and services for gifted and talented students in light of these standards.


Resources In Education

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Curriculum Development For Gifted Education Programs

Author by : Cannaday, Jessica
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Publisher by : IGI Global
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Description : Diverse learners with exceptional needs require a specialized curriculum that will help them to develop, socially and intellectually, in a way that traditional pedagogical practice is unable to fulfill. As educational technologies and theoretical approaches to learning continue to advance, so do the opportunities for exceptional children. Curriculum Development for Gifted Education Programs is a critical scholarly resource that examines the development of coursework for gifted and talented students. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as constructivism, diversity responsive method, and teacher training, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, gifted education teachers, supervisors, directors, and administrators.