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Academic Advocacy for Gifted Children: A Parent's Complete Guide
     

Academic Advocacy for Gifted Children: A Parent's Complete Guide

by Barbara Jackson Gilman, Quinn O'Leary
 

ISBN-10: 091070788X

ISBN-13: 9780910707886

Pub. Date: 11/01/2008

Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.

The book is an essential guide to parent advocacy for gifted students. Parents and teachers can learn how to document a child’s abilities and how to approach the schools to request reasonable educational options for that child in each academic year. This book also provides information on testing, score interpretation, curriculum, and successful programs for

Overview

The book is an essential guide to parent advocacy for gifted students. Parents and teachers can learn how to document a child’s abilities and how to approach the schools to request reasonable educational options for that child in each academic year. This book also provides information on testing, score interpretation, curriculum, and successful programs for children in grades K-12. It is a practical and helpful guide written by a parent who learned how to advocate for her own son and who now helps other families advocate in their local schools to provide appropriate challenge for their gifted children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910707886
Publisher:
Great Potential Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1. The Experience of Giftedness
Chapter 2. What Do We Mean by Gifted?
Chapter 3. Testing Considerations
Chapter 4. Curriculum and Instruction
Chapter 5. Underachievement: When a Child Is Too Advanced for the Educational Program
Chapter 6. Underachievement: Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities or Other Deficits
Chapter 7. Successful Programs for Gifted Students
Chapter 8. Models of Advocacy for Parents
Chapter 9. Teachers of the Gifted
Chapter 10. Charter Schools-In Principle and Practice
Chapter 11. Planning Your Child's Program-Year by Year

Afterword: The Call to Arms
Essential Resources
References
Endnotes
Index
About the Author

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