4 Books If You’re New to Teaching Gifted
4 Books If You’re New to Teaching Gifted
PUBLISHED: Monday, August 31, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler

Teachers new to gifted education can look to the resources, strategies, and advice for meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of advanced students in these great books.

  • Teacher’s Survival Guide: Gifted Education (2nd ed.) is packed with practical information, up-to-date resources, tips for success, and advice from experts in the field. A perfect introduction to gifted education for beginning and early career educators, this engaging book provides field-tested, proven strategies designed to help teachers build their understanding of gifted education and gifted learners. 

  • What to Expect When You’re Expected to Teach Gifted Students is a practical, easy-to-read guide that dives into issues frequently cited as challenges for new gifted teachers. Readers will emerge equipped with resources and strategies to build a successful classroom that meets the needs of high-ability students.

  • Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education provides gifted educators with methods and strategies for successful coplanning, coteaching, coaching, and collaboration, with a focus on shared responsibility and reflection. It features the tools and “how-to” steps for facilitating and maintaining collaborative work in order to challenge and support gifted students all day, every day.

  • A Field Guide to Gifted Students is a practical manual to the unique characteristics of gifted and advanced learners. Presented as a concise 32-page, full-color booklet available in sets of 10, this resource assists educators in understanding and meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of gifted students and features practical tips based on current research and best practices.