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Enrichment Clusters: A Practical Plan for Real-World, Student-Driven Learning
     

Enrichment Clusters: A Practical Plan for Real-World, Student-Driven Learning

by Marcia Gentry, Joseph Renzulli
 

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Enrichment clusters engage students and facilitators in student-driven, real-world learning experiences. Grouped by interest, students working like practicing professionals apply advanced content and methods to develop products and services for authentic audiences. Clusters are scheduled during the school day over an extended period of time and involve all students

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Enrichment clusters engage students and facilitators in student-driven, real-world learning experiences. Grouped by interest, students working like practicing professionals apply advanced content and methods to develop products and services for authentic audiences. Clusters are scheduled during the school day over an extended period of time and involve all students. This updated second edition of Enrichment Clusters provides the rationale for including this important enrichment program for all students, suggestions for creating buy-in, and a step-by-step guide for successful implementation of a self-sustaining enrichment cluster program within the context of specific schools. Included are staff development activities, suggestions for evaluation and program improvement, guidelines for developing high quality cluster experiences for teachers and students, suggested resources, and everything one needs to develop, implement, and sustain a top-quality enrichment cluster program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781618211637
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
06/15/2014
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Sally M. Reis, Ph.D., is a professor of educational psychology at the University of Connecticut, where she also serves as principal investigator of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students. Reis serves on several editorial boards and is the past-president of the National Association for Gifted Children.

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