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.This leading introduction to gifted and talented children retains proven parts of its original structure and combines it with the knowledge and best practices from a variety of sources. It incorporates knowledge from many disciplines and integrates best practices from classrooms to inform readers of how to work with children who grow up gifted and bring their gifts to the world. The author encourages readers to understand intelligence in order to help more children realize their unique potential of gifts and talents.show more

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  • Hardback | 617 pages
  • 195.58 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 1,111.3g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130944378
  • 9780130944375

Table of contents

I. UNDERSTANDING THE GIFTED INDIVIDUAL. 1. Discussing Issues of Excellence and Equity: Gifted Education and Talent Development. 2. Discovering Who the Gifted Individuals Are. 3. Being Creative: Going Beyond Giftedness. 4. Becoming Gifted. 5. Growing Up Gifted. II. THE SCHOOL AND THE GIFTED INDIVIDUAL. 6. Developing Support Systems for Programs for Gifted Learners. 7. Providing a Continuum of Services for Gifted Learners. 8. Outreach of Programs and Program Evaluation. 9. Finding the Gifted Learners in the Schools. III. TEACHING GIFTED LEARNERS. 10. Establishing the Foundation for Educating Gifted Learners. 11. Planning for Integrative Education: Using Brain Research in the Classroom. 12. Differentiating and Individualizing the Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners. 13. Understanding the Diversity of Cultures and Giftedness. 14. Supporting Gifted Learners with Special Needs. Epilogue: Education of Gifted Learners: A Predictor of Future Possibilities. References. Name and Subject Indexes.show more

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