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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
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Finally! The book on education has been written. Check your assumptions at the door because only hard data earn respect as Ripley cuts through myths and unsupported opinions. Follow the engrossing story of three American students studying in Finland... (read more)

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Dreamers, Discoverers and Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who is Bright, Bored and Having Problems in School
Dreamers, Discoverers and Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who is Bright, Bored and Having Problems in School
by Lucy Jo Palladino
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A clinical psychologist explains that millions of children with dazzling intelligence think divergently--overflowing with many ideas--while schools, organized activities, and daily life reward convergent thinking, which focuses on one idea at a time.... (read more)

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Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms
Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms
by Ann Gadzikowski
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Support exceptionally bright children with strategies that challenge them to think with more complexity, depth, and creativity Nearly every group of children includes at least one exceptionally bright child. From the especially creative child to the... (read more)

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Philosophy for Kids: 40 Fun Questions That Help You Wonder about Everything!
Philosophy for Kids: 40 Fun Questions That Help You Wonder about Everything!
by David A. White
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Inspire animated discussions of questions that concern kids-and all of us-with this innovative, interactive book. Open your students' minds to the wonders of philosophy. Allow them to grapple with the questions philosophers have discussed since the... (read more)

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Practical Strategies for Raising the Achievement of Able Pupils: Inclusive Schools Sharing Best Practice
Practical Strategies for Raising the Achievement of Able Pupils: Inclusive Schools Sharing Best Practice
by Belle Wallace
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Schools everywhere are concerned with raising standards according to government requirements, particularly for those pupils who could be termed 'more able'. The key challenges revolve around government initiatives such as Every Child Matters, independent... (read more)

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Essential Readings in Gifted Education #1: Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness
Essential Readings in Gifted Education #1: Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness
by Robert J. Sternberg, Phd
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This volume explores the multiple faces of giftedness, the validity of available assessments, and the development of giftedness and talent.... (read more)

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The War Against Excellence: The Rising Tide of Mediocrity in America's Middle Schools
The War Against Excellence: The Rising Tide of Mediocrity in America's Middle Schools
by Cheri Pierson Yecke
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Radical activists do not see the American middle school as an organization to impart academic knowledge, but as an instrument through which they can force social change. Yecke, an experienced teacher and administrator, shows how these activists have... (read more)

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Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented [
Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented [
by Susan Winebrenner
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Book with CD-Rom With 150,000 copies in print, the original Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom is a perennial best-seller. Teachers everywhere call it “the orange bible” and turn to it daily to make sure their gifted students are... (read more)

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Literature Links: Activities for Gifted Readers
Literature Links: Activities for Gifted Readers
by Teresa S. Masiello
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Are you looking for books with meaningful themes for discussion and writing, plus classroom activities? This is the book for you. Following a section on why literature is important, readers will find teaching units and activities based on titles from... (read more)

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Barefoot Irreverence: A Collection of Writings on Gifted Child Education
Barefoot Irreverence: A Collection of Writings on Gifted Child Education
by James R. Delisle
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For more than 25 years, Jim Delisle, Ph.D., consistently has been one of the most unique and influential voices in gifted education. Never afraid to question longstanding orthodoxies and speak out on controversial issues, Delisle also is notable for his... (read more)

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Intelligent Life in the Classroom: Smart Kids & Their Teachers
Intelligent Life in the Classroom: Smart Kids & Their Teachers
by Karen L J Isaacson
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This Teacher Book will Provide lots of laughs as well as some good insights into the nature, quirks and vulnerabilities of gifted kids. As a companion to the award-winning book titled Raisin' Brains: Surviving My Smart Family, it's a fun read that... (read more)

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Developing Talent in Young People
Developing Talent in Young People
by Benjamin S. Bloom
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Grouping and Acceleration Practice... (04 Edition)
Grouping and Acceleration Practice... (04 Edition)
by Brody
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The expert guide to grouping and acceleration practices for gifted and talented students The most influential works on acceleration and grouping practices for the gifted are gathered in this volume, which covers concerns about the effectiveness of such... (read more)

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Gifted Children: Myths and Realities
Gifted Children: Myths and Realities
by Ellen Winner
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In this fascinating book, Ellen Winner uncovers and explores nine myths about giftedness, and shows us what gifted children are really like.Using vivid case studies, Winner paints a complex picture of the gifted child. Here we meet David, a three-year... (read more)

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Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students: 150 Ready-To-Use Independent Studies
Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students: 150 Ready-To-Use Independent Studies
by Brenda Mcgee
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Kids love exploring complex topics, and the more than 150 ready-to-use projects in this book will get their minds working and their hands investigating as they complete fun tasks like Can You See Sound? and It's All in the Advertising. The research... (read more)

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Nagc Pre-K Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards: A Guide to Planning and Implementing High-Quality Services
Nagc Pre-K Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards: A Guide to Planning and Implementing High-Quality Services
by Susan Johnsen
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Johnsen (educational psychology, Baylor U.) and a group of gifted studies, education, and educational psychology scholars from the US outline six standards from the National Association for Gifted Children/Council for Exceptional Children, The... (read more)

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Multicultural Gifted Education, 2e
Multicultural Gifted Education, 2e
by Donna Y. Ford
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Each year, the United States witnesses significant changes in the demographics of its citizens. Accordingly, schools -- and the students we teach -- are also changing. With such changes come the need, responsibility, and obligation for educators to... (read more)

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Best Practices in Gifted Education : Evidence-based Guide (07 Edition)
Best Practices in Gifted Education : Evidence-based Guide (07 Edition)
by Ann Robinson
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Best Practices in Gifted Education provides concise, up-to-date, research-based advice to educators, administrators, and parents of gifted and talented youth. The 29 practices included in this volume are the result of an extensive examination of... (read more)

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In the Eyes of the Beholder (05 Edition)
In the Eyes of the Beholder (05 Edition)
by Diane Boothe
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In the Eyes of the Beholder: Critical Issues for Diversity in Gifted Education offers the most extensive look available at how gifted education can rise to encourage a more diverse student population and become enriched by the diversity of those children.... (read more)

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Neuropsychology and Cognition #25: Students with Both Gifts and Learning Disabilities: Identification, Assessment, and Outcomes
Neuropsychology and Cognition #25: Students with Both Gifts and Learning Disabilities: Identification, Assessment, and Outcomes
by Tina A. Newman
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While the past 25 years have seen a growing interest in students with both gifts and learning disabilities, the published material has focused predominantly on students who have only one area of gifts -- high IQ. Students with Both Gifts and Learning... (read more)

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