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Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Monday, January 25, 2021 by Andilynn Feddeler
The second edition of Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students presents a comprehensive treatment of social and emotional development in high-ability learners. Learn more about the book and the social and emotional characteristics and behaviors of gifted students in this interview with the author, Thomas P. Hébert, Ph.D. read more...
Build Affective Skills With the Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by Andilynn Feddeler
The Affective Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program uses a models approach to scaffold student learning and promote inquiry-based discussions of texts. This series of Jacob’s Ladder focuses specifically on supporting advanced students’ social-emotional needs through the discussion of reading selections in the following genres: short stories and media, poetry, and speeches, essays, and biographies. Complete sets are available for each grade level, which include the teacher’s guide and 5 copies of each companion student workbook. read more...
A Case for Performance-Based Assessment
PUBLISHED: Monday, January 11, 2021 by Todd Stanley
It seems there is an objective multiple-choice test for everything. If you want to get into college, you often have to take the SAT/ACT. If you want to be a doctor or lawyer, you have to take the boards or pass the bar. Even if you want to drive, you must first take a pencil-to-paper test where you determine which of four letters is more attractive than the others. The interesting aspect about all of these is that in order to be successful in the field in which you took a test, it comes down to performance. You can score very high on the SAT or ACT, but in college you have to show up to the classes and perform in order to have success. read more...
Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Curious Young Readers
PUBLISHED: Monday, December 14, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Kids are constantly wondering about the world around them, and it can be hard for parents to keep up! Perfect for holiday gifts that keep the fun in learning, these books make for great introductions to bizarre and exciting accomplishments in space, science, and history. read more...
Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Teen Girls
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, December 09, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Being a teen girl is hard, but shopping for one can be even harder. This great selection of must-reads by and for young women will make the process a little easier—for parents and their teens! read more...
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