Growing up Gifted Developing the Potential of Children at Home and at School

ISBN-10: 0130944378
ISBN-13: 9780130944375
Edition: 6th 2002 (Revised)
Authors: Barbara Clark
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Description: 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  More...

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List price: $124.67
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/25/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 617
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

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.

Understanding the Gifted Individual
Discussing Issues of Excellence and Equity: Gifted Education and Talent Development
The Dual Mission of Gifted Education
A Rationale for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Excellence, Equity, and the Gifted Student
Interest in Educating Gifted Learners
Barriers to Appropriate Education for Gifted Students and the Development of Talent
Other Current Issues
A Declaration of the Educational Rights of the Gifted Child
Discovering Who the Gifted Individuals Are
Intelligence, Giftedness, and Talent Development
The Concept of Intelligence
Characteristics of Gifted Learners
Highly and Exceptionally Gifted Individuals
Being Creative: Going Beyond Giftedness
Creativity: Views of the Concept
Characteristics Commonly Found in Creative Individuals
Conditions That Enhance or Inhibit the Development of Creativity
Measuring Creativity
Being Creative
Becoming Gifted
Early Learning: The Importance of Developing Potential
Optimizing Learning: Developing Giftedness (Birth Through 2 Years)
Nurturing Giftedness During Early Childhood (2 Through 5 Years)
Parenting Gifted Children: Teachers of the Gifted at Home
Growing Up Gifted
Social-Emotional Development and Giftedness
The Self-Concept of the Gifted Individual
Moral Development
The Developing Personality
Adolescence: A Particularly Challenging Period of Growth
The School and the Gifted Individual
Developing Support Systems for Programs for Gifted Learners
Programs for Gifted Learners Yesterday and Today
Teachers of the Gifted: At School
The Importance of Support for Effective Programs
Counselors and Psychologists As Support Personnel
Gaining the Support of the Community
Providing a Continuum of Services for Gifted Learners
Developing Programs for Gifted Learners
Program Organizations and Structures for Gifted Learners in the Elementary Schools
Program Organizations and Structures for Gifted Learners in the Middle School and High School
Outreach of Programs and Program Evaluation
Career Education for the Gifted Learner
Rural Programs
Using the Community
Homeschooling: An Alternative Approach
Global Education
Evaluating Programs for Gifted Learners
Finding Gifted Learners in the Schools
Different Approaches to Discovering Giftedness
Search, Screening, and the Identification Procedures
Identifying Culturally Diverse, Disabled, and Educationally Atypical Gifted Learners
The Case Study
Labeling Gifted Learners
Teaching Gifted Learners
Establishing the Foundation for Educating Gifted Learners
Curriculum Models Often Used to Educate Gifted Learners
Seven Steps to Optimizing Learning
Creating the Responsive Learning Environment
Assessment of the Needs and Abilities of Gifted Learners
Planning for Integrative Education: Using Brain Research in the Classroom
Integrating Intellectual Processes: The Integrative Education Model
Integrating Cognitive Processes: Combining Rational-Linear and Spatial-Gestalt Functions of the Brain Hemispheres
Integrating Affective Processes
Integrating Physical Processes
Integrating Intuitive Processes
Sample Lessons for Integrating Intellectual Processes
Differentiating and Individualizing the Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners
Differentiating the Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners
Individualizing Instruction
Evaluating Learning and Teaching
Reflect and Re-form
Understanding the Diversity of Cultures and Giftedness
Cultural Diversity and Giftedness
Multicultural Education and Gifted Learners
Gifted Females
Racially and Ethnically Diverse Gifted Populations
Economically Disadvantaged or Low-Socioeconomic-Status (SES) Gifted Students: The Culture of Poverty
Supporting Gifted Learners With Special Needs
Underachieving Gifted Students
Gifted Learners With Disabilities
Epilogue: Education of Gifted Learners: A Predictor of Future Possibilities for Society
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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