Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at School and at Home / Edition 8

Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at School and at Home / Edition 8

by Barbara Clark
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132620669

ISBN-13: 9780132620666

Pub. Date: 05/02/2012

Publisher: Pearson

Growing Up Gifted, 8e features the most up-to-date research on gifted and talented education and covers students from preschool through secondary education.

Written by an internationally-known expert, this text explores who gifted learners are, how they become gifted, and discusses methods used to support their learning,

Overview

Growing Up Gifted, 8e features the most up-to-date research on gifted and talented education and covers students from preschool through secondary education.

Written by an internationally-known expert, this text 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132620666
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/02/2012
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
213,879
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. UNDERSTANDING THE GIFTED INDIVIDUAL.

1. Discussing Issues of Excellence and Equity: Gifted Education and Talent Development.
2. Discovering Who the Gifted Individuals Are.
3. Being Creative: Going Beyond Giftedness.
4. Becoming Gifted.
5. Growing Up Gifted.

II. THE SCHOOL AND THE GIFTED INDIVIDUAL.

6. Developing Support Systems for Programs for Gifted Learners.
7. Providing a Continuum of Services for Gifted Learners.
8. Outreach of Programs and Program Evaluation.
9. Finding the Gifted Learners in the Schools.

III. TEACHING GIFTED LEARNERS.

10. Establishing the Foundation for Educating Gifted Learners.
11. Planning for Integrative Education: Using Brain Research in the Classroom.
12. Differentiating and Individualizing the Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners.
13. Understanding the Diversity of Cultures and Giftedness.
14. Supporting Gifted Learners with Special Needs.
Epilog: Education of Gifted Learners: A Predictor of Future Possibilities.
References.
Name and Subject Indexes.

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