Multiple Award-Winner! This little gem of a book for teachers will provide lots of laughs, as well as many insights into the nature, quirks, and vulnerabilities of gifted, talented, creative kids. Each chapter focuses on one of the common traits of gifted children—for example, sensitivity, intellectual curiosity, perfectionism, sense of humor, and more. It includes information about teacher traits that are helpful in order to successfully educate gifted children. New gifted teachers, as well as seasoned ones, and coordinators of gifted programs will want to read this book for fresh insight into how gifted children behave in the classroom. Some professors use this book as a supplemental text in their courses in gifted education.
|Publisher:||Great Potential Press, Inc.|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||814 KB|
About the Author
Tamara Fisher is the K-12 gifted education specialist for a school district located on an Indian reservation in northwestern Montana. Tamara made her first mark on the world of gifted education as an undergraduate when she co-created a volunteer mentor program matching gifted college students with gifted youth—a program that still exists today. She serves as the Northwest Regional Representative on the Executive Board of Montana AGATE (Association of Gifted and Talented Education). Tamara earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Montana State University–Bozeman and her M.A. in Gifted Education from the University of Connecticut. She has presented at many local, state, and national gifted education conferences. Her hobbies include building houses, drawing, hiking, four-wheeling, and spending time with family and friends.
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