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McNair, Andi – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
How do you organize what may seem like a chaotic mess into a classroom that empowers students to engage with content and pursue their passions? "A Meaningful Mess" offers suggestions and specific tools that can be used to engage this generation of students in meaningful, relevant, and student-driven learning experiences--even if things…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Authentic Learning, Student Empowerment, Learner Engagement
Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula, Ed.; Subotnik, Rena F., Ed.; Worrell, Frank C., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Talent development" is a phrase often used in reference to the education of gifted children. Recently, it has been presented by researchers to refer to a specific approach to the delivery of gifted education services. Much of this discussion has been at the conceptual level, and there is a need for translation of the model into concrete…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Academically Gifted, Best Practices, Educational Practices
Johnsen, Susan K., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
This revision of "Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide" is aligned with both the updated National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards and the NAGC and The Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC-TAG) professional development standards. This book is…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Definitions, Models
Kettler, Todd; Lamb, Kristen N.; Mullet, Dianna R. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Developing Creativity in the Classroom" applies the most current theory and research on creativity to support the design of teaching and learning. Creative thinking and problem solving are at the heart of learning and application as students prepare for innovation-driven careers. This text debunks myths about creativity and teaching…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving
Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women" explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Social Development, Emotional Development
Plucker, Jonathan A., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2016
Creativity and innovation are frequently mentioned as key 21st-century skills for career and life success. Indeed, recent research provides evidence that the jobs of the future will increasingly require the ability to bring creative solutions to complex problems. And creativity is often the spice of life, that little extra something that makes the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Intelligence
Betts, George T.; Carey, Robin J.; Kapushion, Blanche M. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2016
"Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book" includes activities and strategies to support the development of autonomous learners. More than 40 activities are included, all geared to the emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development of students. Teachers may use these activities and strategies with the entire class, small groups, or…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Independent Study, Personal Autonomy, Student Development
Hughes-Lynch, Claire E.; Kettler, Todd; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; VanTassel-Baska, Joyce – Prufrock Press Inc., 2014
"A Teacher's Guide to Using the Common Core State Standards With Gifted and Advanced Learners in the English/Language Arts" provides teachers and administrators a blueprint for differentiating the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts for gifted and advanced students through the use of acceleration, depth, complexity, and…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Academically Gifted, Language Arts, Advanced Students
VanTassel-Baska, Joyce – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"Using the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts With Gifted and Advanced Learners" provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with advanced learners at all stages of development in K-12 schools. The book describes--and demonstrates with specific examples…
Descriptors: Gifted, Academic Standards, State Standards, Developmental Stages
Siegle, Del – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
Why are some gifted children willing to tackle new challenges whereas others seem insecure or uninterested? Why do some gifted students achieve while others become caught in a cycle of underachievement? Are there strategies teachers and parents can implement that promote an achievement-oriented attitude? "The Underachieving Gifted Child:…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Underachievement, Student Attitudes
Johnsen, Susan K., Ed.; Sheffield, Linda J., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"Using the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics With Gifted and Advanced Learners" provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with advanced learners at all stages of development in K-12 schools. The book describes--and demonstrates with specific examples from the…
Descriptors: Gifted, State Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Advanced Students
Cross, Tracy L., Ed.; Coleman, Laurence J., Ed.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl, Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
The field associated with educating students with gifts and talents has grappled for years with issues associated with locating and appropriately serving diverse students. As our schools have become more diverse, educators have struggled to effectively deal with the diversity of student backgrounds. Consequently, diversity among the gifted child…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities, Gifted Disabled, Gender Differences
Neumeister, Kristie Speirs; Burney, Virginia Hays – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
Faced with significant budget challenges, many districts cannot afford to hire an outside consultant to conduct a formal evaluation of their gifted programs. As an interim solution, districts may wish to conduct their own in-house program evaluation. "Gifted Program Evaluation: A Handbook for Administrators and Coordinators" is designed to assist…
Descriptors: Gifted, Best Practices, Program Evaluation, School Districts
Tingley, Suzanne Capek – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"How to Handle Difficult Parents" is a funny, but practical, guide to working effectively with parents and avoiding unnecessary conflict. Whether you're a teacher (regular or special education) or a coach, this book will give you practical suggestions regarding what to say and how to say it to parents who question your lesson plans, challenge your…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents, Teachers, Psychological Patterns
Treffinger, Donald J.; Schoonover, Patricia F.; Selby, Edwin C. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
Today, more than ever before, we must all be able to think creatively, manage change, and solve complex, open-ended problems. Education today is different in its structure and practice than it was in any previous generation, not just because of the impact of technology and the Internet, but also because, across the lifespan, every person studies,…
Descriptors: Innovation, Thinking Skills, Labor Force Development, Creativity
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