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Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at Home and at School / Edition 7
     

Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at Home and at School / Edition 7

by Barbara Clark
 

ISBN-10: 0131185721

ISBN-13: 9780131185722

Pub. Date: 04/27/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This leading introduction to gifted and talented children retains proven parts of its original structure and combines it with the knowledge and best practices from a variety of sources. It incorporates knowledge from many disciplines and integrates best practices from classrooms to inform readers of how to work with children who grow up gifted and bring

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This leading introduction to gifted and talented children retains proven parts of its original structure and combines it with the knowledge and best practices from a variety of sources. It incorporates knowledge from many disciplines and integrates best practices from classrooms to inform readers of how to work with children who grow up gifted and bring their gifts to the world. The author encourages readers to understand intelligence in order to help more children realize their unique potential of gifts and talents. The new edition will also feature more information for general education teachers on how to work with gifted and talented students in inclusive environments by offering more strategies and activities that educators can utilize in the classroom as well as in home-based settings. Throughout, the author incorporates knowledge from many disciplines, a wide range of research, best practices available for nurturing giftedness in the classroom, assessment and evaluation for the success of the student and the program, and a structure that gives a step-by-step approach to using these skills in the classroom and at home. Readers will begin to understand intelligence in order to help more children realize their unique potential of gifts and talents. Overall, readers will enjoy a text that is readable, uncovers some exciting new ideas and strategies, and makes every teacher at home and at school a knowledgeable partner in the process of children growing up gifted. For teachers of gifted and talented students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131185722
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/27/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.77(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Gifted Education and Talent Development

Chapter 2 The Origins and Growth of Giftedness

Chapter 3 Social and Emotional Development and Giftedness

Chapter 4 Cultural Diversity, Special Needs, and Giftedness

Chapter 5 Assessment and Identification of Gifted Learners

Chapter 6 Optimizing Learning: Using Brain Research in the Classroom

Chapter 7 Strategies and Modifications for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners

Chapter 8 Structures and Models for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners

Chapter 9 Creativity: Integrated Thinking and Being

Chapter 10 Programs for Gifted Education and Talent Development

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