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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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The Identities and Practices of High Achieving Pupils: Negotiating Achievement and Peer Cultures
The Identities and Practices of High Achieving Pupils: Negotiating Achievement and Peer Cultures
by Becky Francis
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How do some students manage to excel in their studies and be popular while other high achievers are treated as social outcasts? This lively and accessible text looks at the relationships between gender, race and social class, and attainment and... (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 Holt 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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Twice-exceptional Gifted Children (10 Edition)
Twice-exceptional Gifted Children (10 Edition)
by Beverly Trail
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Gifted students with disabilities, also referred to as twice-exceptional children, need the strategies in Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children: Understanding, Teaching, and Counseling Gifted Students in order to find success in the regular classroom. By... (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 K. Johnsen, Ph.d. (edt)
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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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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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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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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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Essential Readings in Gifted Education #11: Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
Essential Readings in Gifted Education #11: Program Evaluation in Gifted Education
by Carolyn M. Callahan
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The expert guide to the major issues, the chief trends, and the most effective models of program evaluation in gifted education The readings in this ready-reference report on specific program evaluations, offer critical guidance in the development and... (read more)

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Parallel Curriculum: a Design To Develop Learner Potential and Challenge Advanced Learners (2ND 09 Edition)
Parallel Curriculum: a Design To Develop Learner Potential and Challenge Advanced Learners (2ND 09 Edition)
by Carol Ann Tomlinson
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The Parallel Curriculum Model helps teachers not only strengthen their knowledge and pedagogy, but also rediscover a passion for their discipline based on their deeper, more connected understanding. Our students think critically and deeply at a level I... (read more)

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Academic Competitions for Gifted Students: A Resource Book for Teachers and Parents
Academic Competitions for Gifted Students: A Resource Book for Teachers and Parents
by Mary K. Tallent-runnels
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The book makes an excellent case for competitions as a means to meet the educational needs of gifted students at a time when funding has significantly decreased.-Joan Smutny, Gifted Specialist, National-Louis UniversityAuthor of Acceleration for Gifted... (read more)

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Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers
Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers
by James T Webb
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Gifted children have unique social and emotional concerns. Their characteristics, combined with current educational practices, often put them at risk for problems. This best-selling book contains chapters on motivation, discipline, peer relationships... (read more)

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Assessment of Giftedness: A Concise and Practical Guide, Second Edition
Assessment of Giftedness: A Concise and Practical Guide, Second Edition
by Julie Lamb Milligan
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SECOND EDITION What tests are used to identify giftedness? How are decisions made about placement and services after a battery of tests have been administered? Beyond standardized testing, how do students qualify for services? A guide for parents... (read more)

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Questioning Strategies for Teaching the Gifted
Questioning Strategies for Teaching the Gifted
by Elizabeth Shaunessy
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In order to stimulate creative development among gifted students, the use of questioning techniques has proven to be a successful strategy for encouraging purposeful inquiry. Students need to learn to generate alternatives to solving real-world problems,... (read more)

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The Bright Kid Challenge: Ending Conflict and Unlocking the Potential of Smart, Challenging Children
The Bright Kid Challenge: Ending Conflict and Unlocking the Potential of Smart, Challenging Children
by Andrew Fuller
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She just gets something into her mind and won't give it up. He always has to have the last word. She charms me right out of disciplining her. He just won't take no for an answer. Do you find yourself saying these things about your child? If so, you may... (read more)

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How the Gifted Brain Learns (2ND 09 Edition)
How the Gifted Brain Learns (2ND 09 Edition)
by David A. Sousa
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In the updated version of the best-selling How the Gifted Brain Learns, David A. Sousa brings the latest brain research into the classroom through practical strategies for engaging artistically and intellectually advanced learners. The author describes... (read more)

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Parenting & Teaching the Gifte
Parenting & Teaching the Gifte
by Rosemary Callard-szulgit
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This user-friendly book offers common sense and educationally informative answers that parents and teachers seek to questions and dilemmas in the effort to provide a fair and equitable education for the gifted.... (read more)

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Effective Teaching in Gifted Education: Using a Whole School Approach
Effective Teaching in Gifted Education: Using a Whole School Approach
by Jim Campbell
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Effective teaching for gifted and talented students is high on the agenda of school systems across the world. Written by leading international scholars in the field, Effective Teaching in Gifted Education presents a thoroughly enlightening analysis of... (read more)

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The Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students
The Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students
by Frances A. And Kristen R. Stephens. Karnes
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With The Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Kids, educators gain a detailed overview of how they can use the Internet to teach new information, extend students' learning, and offer exciting opportunities for differentiation. The... (read more)

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