Using the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts with Gifted and Advanced Learners by Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Using the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts with Gifted and Advanced Learners

Using the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts with Gifted and Advanced Learners

by Joyce VanTassel-Baska
     
 

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"Using the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts With Gifted and Advanced Learners" provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with advanced learners at all stages of development in K—12 schools. The book describes-and demonstrates with specific examples from the CCSS-what

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"Using the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts With Gifted and Advanced Learners" provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with advanced learners at all stages of development in K—12 schools. The book describes-and demonstrates with specific examples from the CCSS-what effective differentiated activities in English language arts look like for top learners. It shares how educators can provide both rigor and relevance within the new standards as they translate them into experiences for gifted and advanced learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593639921
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Series:
Using the Common Core State Standards Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
65
Sales rank:
1,153,306
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Joyce VanTassel-Baska is Professor Emerita at The College of William and Mary, where she founded the Center for Gifted Education. Formerly she initiated and directed the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. Joyce has also served as state director of gifted programs in Illinois, a regional director, a local coordinator of gifted programs, and a teacher of gifted high school students. Her major research interests are in the talent development process and effective curricular interventions with the gifted.

She is the author of 22 books and has written more than 500 other publications on gifted education. She was the editor of Gifted and Talented International for several years and received the Distinguished Scholar Award in 1997 from the National Association for Gifted Children and the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia in 1993. She received the Distinguished Alumna Achievement Award from the University of Toledo in 2003, the President's Award from the World Council on Gifted and Talented in 2005, and the Collaboration and Diversity Service Award from CEC-TAG in 2007.

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