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5 Tools for Building and Evaluating Gifted Programs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, September 03, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Creating effective gifted programs is crucial to the success of advanced learners, but it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to identifying needs and implementing programming. Whether looking to build a gifted program from the ground up or make improvements to existing services, administrators and gifted coordinators can find the resources they need in these comprehensive books. read more...
Must-Have Guides to Project-Based Learning . . . and Beyond!
PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 29, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Educators everywhere have made the case that project-based learning is ideal for the gifted classroom, due to its focus on student choice, teacher responsibility, and opportunities for differentiation. Teaching in a project-based environment means using great teaching practices and resources. These books will help teachers develop and implement PBL to ensure authentic and engaging learning experiences for gifted students. read more...
8 Professional Learning Resources for a Successful School Year
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Educators looking to change or improve their practices this school year can turn to the helpful resources and teaching strategies in these must-read books. These titles can help teachers provide authentic learning experiences and develop students’ grit, empathy, and more—all while making sure students at different ability levels are appropriately challenged. read more...
Author Q&A: Beth L. Andrews Talks Hands-On Engineering
PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 22, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Hands-On Engineering (2nd ed., Grades 4–6) immerses students in the world of real-life engineers. The book is packed with design and engineering activities that can be easily conducted in the classroom using everyday materials and includes everything teachers need to help students think analytically, assess new situations, and create innovative solutions to hands-on, real-world problems. Learn more about the book and the importance of engineering in this interview with the author, Beth L. Andrews. read more...
Middle School Social Studies Resources to Engage Advanced Learners
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Middle school social studies and history teachers looking to implement exciting and challenging lessons in their classrooms this coming school year can turn to Prufrock’s wide selection of resources that help students make connections with history. With these inquiry-based explorations, field-tested strategies, and engaging units, students will be able to take an active part in their own learning. read more...
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