Editors: Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D.
Product Code: 4799
ISBN: 9781618214799
Pages: 374
Availability: In stock.

Gifted students require a curriculum that intentionally aligns with their advanced abilities to ensure engagement at the appropriate level of intensity and depth. Introduction to Curriculum Design in Gifted Education offers an in-depth exploration of curriculum development for the gifted. Included are the general foundations of good curriculum design, a survey of curriculum models appropriate for gifted learners, an examination of design considerations across content areas, a detailed analysis of the role assessment has in the curriculum development process, and an exploration of trends and future directions of curriculum development for the gifted. Each chapter is authored by experts with considerable knowledge pertaining to curriculum implications for gifted students and is written with the practitioner in mind to facilitate effective implementation. This text is an essential addition to the library of any educator seeking to create new and/or adapt existing curriculum to better address the interests and abilities of gifted students.


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Review: Gifted Child Today - January 10, 2017
[The book] presents leading research in the area of gifted and talented curriculum development. Focusing on broad topics that address major considerations and components to which attention should be paid when designing curriculum for gifted and talented learners . . . [e]ach section contains chapters authored by curriculum development experts, offering guidelines and advice for practical implementation.

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