Editors: Julia L. Roberts Ed.D., Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D., Jennifer Robins Ph.D.
Product Code: 6618
ISBN: 978-1-61821-661-8
Pages: 488
Availability: In stock.


Introduction to Gifted Education is the definitive textbook designed for courses that introduce teachers to gifted education, whether that is in graduate school or in certification or continuing development programs for teachers. The book is inclusive in nature, addressing varied approaches to each topic while relying on no single theory or construct. The book includes chapters that focus on critical topics such as gifted education standards, social-emotional needs, cognitive development, diverse learners, identification, programming options, creativity, professional development, and curriculum. The book provides a comprehensive look at each topic, including an overview of big ideas, its history, and a thorough discussion to help those new to the field gain a better understanding of gifted students and strategies to address their needs. A rich companion piece supports the text, providing practical strategies and activities for the instructor (designed for both online classes and face-to-face classes).

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented 2018 Legacy Book Award Winner—Scholar

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Review: Gifted Child Today - July 1, 2018
If you are looking for a textbook designed to provide future or practicing teachers with a thorough introduction to gifted education, you need to look no further. Designed for online classes, hybrid classes, and traditional face-to-face course experiences, the publication is accompanied by a companion piece that supports the text while providing practical strategies and engaging activities that can be participated in through a variety of educational settings.
 

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