Authors: Joseph S. Renzulli, Ed.D., Sally M. Reis, Ph.D.
Product Code: 1644
ISBN: 9781618211644
Pages: 446
Availability: In stock.

The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: A How-to Guide for Talent Development (3rd ed.) presents a common sense approach for helping students achieve and engage in joyful learning. Based on years of research, the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) is founded on highly successful practices originally developed for programs for gifted students. The SEM promotes “a rising tide lifts all ships” approach to school improvement by applying general enrichment strategies to all students and opportunities for advanced level follow-up opportunities for superior learners and highly motivated students.

This guidebook shows educators step by step how to develop their own SEM program based on their own local resources, student population, and faculty strengths and interests. Instead of offering students a one-size-fits-all curriculum, the model helps educators look at each student’s strengths, interests, learning styles, and preferred modes of expression and capitalize on these assets. The book highlights the model’s fundamentals and underlying research and provides information about organizational components, service delivery options, and resources for implementation. The book suggests methods for engaging and challenging identified gifted students and provides practical resources for teachers using the SEM with all students.


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Review: Gifted Child Today - June 21, 2015
A detailed guide for developing a talent development environment, the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) may be customized for individual campuses or school districts based on resources, student populations, school leadership dynamics, and faculty strengths and creativity . . . The book is complete with easy to read graphics and reproducible activities for students.

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