Author: Todd Kettler, Ph.D.
Product Code: 4737
ISBN: 978-1-61821-473-7
Pages: 424
Availability: In stock.


Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students addresses the need for advanced curriculum design in an age of national standards and 21st-century learning innovations. The text and its authors work from the assumption that the most advanced learners need a qualitatively different design of learning experiences in order to develop their potential into outstanding achievement, answering the question, “How should we design learning experiences for our most advanced academic students in the foundational curriculum areas?” This book provides the most contemporary thinking about how to design in-depth courses of study in the foundational curriculum areas with a high degree of complexity and advanced content. The book includes chapters articulating specific design components like creative thinking, critical thinking, and authentic research, but also subject-specific chapters in mathematics, language arts, science, and social studies to demonstrate application of those design components.

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Review by: Janet Tassell, Teachers College Record - February 22, 2018
This text leaves us feeling hopeful and with many ideas for improving curriculum. We would highly recommend that gifted teachers, advanced content teachers, gifted coordinators, school administrators, gifted educators, and university professors all read this book.
 
Review: Gifted Child Today - March 16, 2016
This thought-provoking book will challenge educators of all grades to change the way they think about educating gifted students.
 
Review: Midwest Book Review - November 1, 2015
As informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, “Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students” should be considered essential reading for anyone developing a gifted and talented school curriculum for public or private school systems. An invaluable contribution to professional and academic library Educational Studies reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
 

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