Re-Forming Gifted Education: How Parents and Teachers Can Match the Program to the Child / Edition 1

Re-Forming Gifted Education: How Parents and Teachers Can Match the Program to the Child / Edition 1

by Karen B. Rogers
     
 

Finalist in the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Competition

Because current programs for gifted students are often inadequate and do not fit the child, parents need to present schools with workable educational plans.

Dr. Rogers explains several models for acceleration and enrichment, as well as various grouping practices. For each educational

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Overview

Finalist in the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Competition

Because current programs for gifted students are often inadequate and do not fit the child, parents need to present schools with workable educational plans.

Dr. Rogers explains several models for acceleration and enrichment, as well as various grouping practices. For each educational option, she delineates what current research says about the benefit or lack of benefit to certain types of gifted children.

This book is an eye-opener for educators and parents unfamiliar with the full body of research in the field of gifted education curriculum.
Features include:

  • An inventory which can be used to determine a child's strengths, weaknesses, and learning styles
  • Guidelines to design an educational plan to fit a child's academic and social needs
  • Practical explanations of current gifted education research
  • Benefits of various gifted educational options
  • Recommendations for matching each option to a gifted child

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910707466
Publisher:
Great Potential Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
602,004
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Foreword
Chapter 1: Who Needs an Educational Plan, and Who Makes It?
Chapter 2: What Kinds of gifted Child Do You Have?
Chapter 3: What Else Do You Need to Know about Your Gifted Child?
Chapter 4: What Kind of Education Do You Want for Your Gifted Child?
Chapter 5: Subject-Based Acceleration: Which Option Matches Which Child Best at What Age?
Chapter 6: Grade-Based Acceleration: Which Option Matches Which Child Best at What Age?
Chapter 7: Program Provisions (Grouping) within the School
Chapter 8: More Program Provisions in School
Chapter 9: Out-of-School Provisions for Gifted Children
Chapter 10: Developing Your Child's Plan and What Happens Next
References
Appendix A: Supplementary Materials
Appendix B: Sources of Materials
Index
About the Author

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