Social-Emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students: (Critical Issues in Gifted Education Series)

Social-Emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students: (Critical Issues in Gifted Education Series)

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by Joyce VanTassel-Baska, F. Richard Olenchak, Tracy L. Cross
     
 

Social-Emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students provides a thorough introduction to methods for developing social-emotional curricula for use with gifted and talented learners in the school setting.

Including overviews of strategies that work for addressing social-emotional needs in the everyday curricula, this book is part of The Critical Issues in

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Social-Emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students provides a thorough introduction to methods for developing social-emotional curricula for use with gifted and talented learners in the school setting.

Including overviews of strategies that work for addressing social-emotional needs in the everyday curricula, this book is part of The Critical Issues in Equity and Excellence series, a joint publication project of the National Association for Gifted Children and Prufrock Press. The book combines research and experience from leading scholars in the field of the affective needs of gifted students in a convenient guide for teachers, administrators, and gifted education program directors.

The book covers theories to guide affective curricula, the needs of minority students, models to develop social-emotional curricula, tips for counseling gifted students, and strategies to promote the social-emotional needs of gifted students, along with discussions of suicide prevention among this population, the use of bibliotherapy and discussion groups, and the teacher-counselor connection in affective curricula. This handy guide to developing social-emotional curricula for gifted students is a necessity for anyone serving and working with this population.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593633493
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
The Critical Issues in Equity and Excellence in Gifted Education Series
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
461,849
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction Joyce VanTassel-Baska 1

2 Theories to Guide Affective: Curriculum Development Sidney M. Moon 11

3 Creating a Life: Orchestrating a Symphony of Self, a Work Always in Progress F. Richard Olenchak 41

4 Operation Houndstooth: A Positive Perspective on Developing Social Intelligence Joseph S. Renzulli 79

5 Affective Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners Joyce VanTassel-Baska 113

6 Counseling Gifted Students From Non-White Racial Groups: Conceptual Perspectives and Practical Suggestions Kwong-Liem Karl Kwan Wayne J. Hilson, Jr. 133

7 Addressing Social-Emotional and Curricular Needs of Gifted African American Adolescents Norma L. Day-Vines James M. Patton Chwee G. Quek Susannah Wood 153

8 Focusing on Where They Are:A Clinical Perspective Jean Sunde Peterson 193

9 The Role of the Arts in the Socioemotional Development of the Gifted Joyce VanTassel-Baska Brandy L. E. Buckingham Ariel Baska 227

10 Guiding Gifted Teenagers to Self-Understanding Through Biography Thomas P. Hébert 259

11 Discussion Groups as a Component of Affective Curriculum for Gifted Students Jean Sunde Peterson George Betts Terry Bradley 289

12 Preventing Suicide Among Students With Gifts and Talents Tracy L. Cross Andrea D. Frazier Samantha M. McKay 321

13 Professional Development for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children Elissa F. Brown 345

14 Creating Gifted Lives: Concluding Thoughts Tracy L. Cross Joyce L. VanTassel-Baska F. Richard Olenchak 361

About the Editors 373

About the Authors 375

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