Acceleration for Gifted Learners, K-5

Acceleration for Gifted Learners, K-5

by Joan F. (Franklin) Smutny, Sally Y. Walker, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412925673

ISBN-13: 9781412925679

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This valuable book dispels common myths about acceleration, reviews social/emotional considerations, and provides tools for effectively determining the most appropriate learning options for gifted students.  See more details below

Overview

This valuable book dispels common myths about acceleration, reviews social/emotional considerations, and provides tools for effectively determining the most appropriate learning options for gifted students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925679
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Introduction
Part I: Acceleration: Issues and Applications for Gifted Learners (K-5)
1. Acceleration and the K-5 Gifted Child
2. Acceleration in a Differentiated Classroom
3. Acceleration and Creativity: Closing the Gap
4. Assessment for Accelerated Learners
Part II: Appropriate Academic-Classroom Acceleration
5. Acceleration of Content
6. The Thinking Process
7. Product Development
8. Standards and Policy
Part III: Social and Emotional Aspects of Effective Acceleration
9. Obstacles to Acceleration
10. Adaptations to Personality
11. Facilitating Acceleration
12. Social Relationships
13. Facilitating Acceleration for Parents and Educators
References
Index

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