Editors: Susan K. Johnsen, Ph.D., James Kendrick Ph.D.
Product Code: 707
ISBN: 978-1-59363-170-3
Pages: 224
Availability: In stock.


For the first time, the Gifted Child Today Reader series brings together the best articles published in Gifted Child Today, the nation's most popular gifted education journal. Each book in this series is filled with exciting and practical classroom ideas, useful summaries of research findings, discussions of identification and classroom management, and informed opinions about educating gifted kids. Anyone involved in gifted education will benefit from the practical, research-based ideas this unique series has to offer.

Teaching Strategies in Gifted Education offers practical advice about teaching gifted kids. This book offers specific teaching strategies such as divergent-thinking instruction and independent study. The book also covers differentiated curriculum, classroom management, dealing with underachievement, and professional development and total school improvement.

In implementing a differentiated curriculum, the authors recommend a variety of grouping arrangements and school or classroom management strategies. Strategies including counseling, the Trifocal Model, an integrated systems approach, behavioral contracts, and motivating activities are suggested for gifted students. Implementation of a quality differentiated curriculum depends on quality teachers.

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