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Using the Parallel Curriculum Model in Urban Settings, Grades K-8

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ISBN-10: 1412972191

ISBN-13: 9781412972192

Edition: 2009

Authors: Irene Guzman, Sandra N. Kaplan, Carol Ann Tomlinson

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List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Jeanne H. Purcell is the consultant to the Connecticut State Depart�ment of Education for gifted and talented education. She is also director of UConn Mentor Connection, a nationally recognized summer mentorship program for talented teenagers that is part of the NEAG Center for Talent Development at the University of Con�necticut. Prior to her work at the State Department of Connecticut, she was an administrator for Rocky Hill Public Schools (CT); a pro�gram specialist with the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, where she worked collaboratively with other researchers on national issues related to high-achieving young people; an instructor of Teaching the Talented, a…    

Carol Ann Tomlinson 's career as an educator includes 21 years as a public school teacher. She taught in high school, preschool, and middle school, and worked with heterogeneous classes as well as special classes for students identified as gifted and students with learning difficulties. Her public school career also included 12 years as a program administrator of special services for advanced and struggling learners. She was Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974. She is professor of educational leadership, foundations, and pol�icy at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education; a researcher for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented; a codirec�tor of the…    

Preface: Bridging the Gap
About the Authors
Introduction: The Purposes of the Parallel Curriculum Model
Multiple Applications and the Parallel Curriculum Model
Flexibility of the Parallel Curriculum Model
Structure of the Parallel Curriculum Model
Responding to Student Diversity With Curriculum Diversity
Urban Classroom Dynamics
Developing an Academic Skill Set
Introduction to the PCM Focus Lessons
Lesson Plan Format
Implementing the Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan Scheduling
Depth and Complexity
Scholarly Dispositions
Developing an Interest (I)
Developing an Interest (II)
Developing Tenacity
Determining Relevance
Confronting Failure
Intellectual Strengths
Receptivity to Experience
Participation Skills
Asking for Clarification
Acknowledging Peers
Establishing a Voice
Building Confidence
Establishing an Identity
Multiple Group Membership
Presentation Skills
Talking Steps
Ways to Say It
Engaging the Audience
Staying on Target
Designing Curriculum Using the Parallel Curriculum Model
Teaching the Prompts of Depth and Complexity