|Author:||Learning Express LLC|
Nearly everyone must at some time face a standardized test. This guide eases the process by helping readers improve reasoning, critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills, and prepare for exams. Like most standardized tests, it features 501 multiple-choice questions along with complete answers. It begins with basi... read more
Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children; Pee... read more
|Author:||Dona J Matthews, PH.D.|
The 'mysteries' of giftedness are unveiled in this book. The authors invite parents and educators to step into the 'mystery' and 'mastery' models of gifted education, to learn ways of developing a child's natural abilities, and to understand controversy surrounding commonly held assumptions in the field. They demonstrate the ... read more
Includes 20 projects that develop complex thinking skills and build self-confidence. Students create a time line, prepare a biography, compile sports statistics, publish a magazine, and more.
|Author:||Donald J Treffinger|
Creative Problem Solving is a process that allows people to apply both creative and critical thinking to find solutions to everyday problems. Creative Problem Solving can eliminate the tendency to approach problems in a haphazard manner and, consequently, prevents surprises and/or disappointment with the solution. Used by tho... read more
Understanding and meeting the needs of gifted students in middle school offers unique challenges. This book provides practical information about meeting these needs. The author focuses on helping teachers, administrators, and parents to:
understand gifted middle school students,
implement effective program models,... read more
A classic introduction to growing up gifted, newly revised and updated. Based on surveys of hundreds of gifted kids, it covers high expectations, perfectionism, teasing, multiple intelligences, and much more. Kids learn they're not alone, they're not "weird, " and being smart, talented, and creative is a bonus, not a burden.
It's a tall order meeting the needs of gifted children while juggling the usual teaching demands. These books offer practical, insightful solutions. Differentiation sets out a framework for weaving differentiation into the classroom programme. With step-by-step guidance, Gifted Programming provides a confident starting point ... read more
Able and Talented specialist, Barry Teare brings parents and carers right up-to-date with new developments on the thinking and provision for gifted children. He advises how to provide able children with the very best opportunities by working in partnership with schools and specialist organizations. The book includes masses of... read more
Designed for middle-grade homeschool students who already have a solid base of language arts and math skills as they prepare for the challenges of high school, this resource brings together advanced skills practice in math, reading, comprehension, vocabulary, writing, grammar, and spelling.
|Author:||Laurene Krasny Brown|
* who can be your friend
* how to show someone you would like to be friends
* how to handle bosses and bullies
* the best ways to be a friend and ways not to be a friend * ways to settle an argument with a friend.
"""Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide"" is designed for practicing professionals such as teachers, counselors, psychologists, and administrators who must make decisions daily about identifying and serving gifted and talented students. This book offers up-to-date information for building an effective, defensible id... read more
|Series:||Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education|
Perfect for anyone seeking a concise introduction to the identification of gifted students. This book is designed to offer administrators, teachers, and parents an overview of the critical issues in building effective identification procedures. This book overviews definitions and characteristics of gifted students, qualitativ... read more
|Series:||Gifted Child Today Reader|
Math Education for Gifted Students offers information about how to differentiate for mathematically gifted students, as well as tried-and-true instructional strategies to employ, including tiered lessons, distance learning, and activities combining architecture and math.
'Gifted' used to mean 'good at IQ tests'. Today, it's recognised that IQ tests were only good at diagnosing a certain kind of high intelligence - essentially, the ability to solve a specific type of puzzle. Now, it's acknowledged that giftedness can manifest itself in many different ways. Having a much broader definition of w... read more
We often hear about gifted youngsters in the media, but we seldom get to hear from them. "More Than a Test Score" draws on voices of thousands of gifted teens around the world to present a real-life look at what it's like growing up as a gifted teenager. It explores what it means to be gifted, how it feels to be smarter your ... read more
|Author:||R. Bruce Williams|
|Series:||In a Nutshell Series|