Growing Up Gifted

Growing Up Gifted : Developing the Potential of Children at Home and at School

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For courses in the Introduction to Gifted Education. Now in paperback, this top-selling, comprehensive text for courses in gifted and talented education, taught in special education as well as general education programs, features the most up-to-date research on gifted and talented education. Written by an internationally-known expert in the field, Growing up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children at Home and at School, Seventh Edition, allows educators to understand the origins, development, and nurture of giftedness and the importance of talent development. The new edition will improve upon its previous success by including how the reauthorization of IDEA and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) as well as standards-based education impact gifted and talented education. Additionally, readers will be given more information on character education and introduced to an exciting new conceptualization of intelligence, based on the newest findings in brain-based research, (which this author is known for), that allows a better understanding about what is needed to develop high levels of intelligence in the family and at school. The new edition will also feature more information for general education teachers on how to work with gifted and talented students in inclusive environments by offering more strategies and activities that educators can utilize in the classroom as well as in home-based settings. Throughout, the author incorporates knowledge from many disciplines, a wide range of research, best practices available for nurturing giftedness in the classroom, assessment and evaluation for the success of the student and the program, and a structure that gives a step-by-step approach to using these skills in the classroom and at home. Readers will begin to understand intelligence in order to help more children realize their unique potential of gifts and talents. Overall, readers will enjoy a text that is readable, uncovers some exciting new ideas and strategies, and makes every teacher at home and at school a knowledgeable partner in the process of children growing up gifted.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 198.1 x 233.7 x 27.9mm | 1,020.59g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0131185721
  • 9780131185722

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Gifted Education and Talent Development Chapter 2 The Origins and Growth of Giftedness Chapter 3 Social and Emotional Development and Giftedness Chapter 4 Cultural Diversity, Special Needs, and Giftedness Chapter 5 Assessment and Identification of Gifted Learners Chapter 6 Optimizing Learning: Using Brain Research in the Classroom Chapter 7 Strategies and Modifications for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners Chapter 8 Structures and Models for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners Chapter 9 Creativity: Integrated Thinking and Being Chapter 10 Programs for Gifted Education and Talent Developmentshow more

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