Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted [NOOK Book]

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The newly revised and updated Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted offers strategies and resources for differentiating instruction for gifted learners. The book acts as an excellent introduction to gifted education curricular planning, instructional unit design, evaluation, and teaching methods.

The chapters of this comprehensive textbook are written by respected leaders in the field of gifted education. The authors review the needs ...
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Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted

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Overview

The newly revised and updated Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted offers strategies and resources for differentiating instruction for gifted learners. The book acts as an excellent introduction to gifted education curricular planning, instructional unit design, evaluation, and teaching methods.

The chapters of this comprehensive textbook are written by respected leaders in the field of gifted education. The authors review the needs of gifted learners, instructional planning and evaluation, strategies for best practices, and ongoing enhancement and support of gifted programs. Chapters include topics such as differentiated curricular design, extending learning through mentorships, building challenging instructional units, and developing creative thinking. Also, instructional practices, such as problem-based learning, independent study, classroom simulations, and more are addressed.

The third edition includes a brand-new chapter on educational technology for the gifted, as well as updated information on books, teaching materials, Web sites, and other resources for differentiating instruction and planning gifted education curriculum.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593634766
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 856
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Frances A. Karnes is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.
Dr. Suzanne M. Bean is director of the Roger F. Wicker Center for Creative Learning and professor of Education at Mississippi University for Women (MUW).
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