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Seale, Colin – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
Critical thinking is the essential tool for ensuring that students fulfill their promise. But, in reality, critical thinking is still a luxury good, and students with the greatest potential are too often challenged the least. "Thinking Like a Lawyer": (1) Introduces a powerful but practical framework to close the critical thinking gap;…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Computer Software, Equal Education
Scott, Brian E. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
Teachers and curriculum specialists are exposed to many ideas from educational leaders, but it is difficult to know which ones can be transformed into meaningful learning experiences in the classroom. "Concept-Based Instruction": (1) Helps educators translate the works of leading educational thinkers into concept-based units; (2) Draws…
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Active Learning, Units of Study
Agell, Charlotte; Kellogg, Molly – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
"A Field Guide to Gifted Students" is a practical manual to the unique characteristics of gifted and advanced learners. Presented as a concise 32-page, full-color booklet available in sets of 10 print copies or a single eBook copy, this resource: (1) Can be used in teacher workshops and other group professional learning settings; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Needs, Faculty Development, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Cross, Tracy L., Ed.; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula, Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
"Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development" explores current and enduring theories and comprehensive models of giftedness and talent development. Each chapter: (1) Includes a description of the model, theory, or framework; (2) Shares the most important implications of each model, including underrepresentation and social…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Gifted Education, Models
Plucker, Jonathan A., Ed.; Callahan, Carolyn M., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
"Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education" is the definitive reference for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. This third edition: (1) Presents more than 40 summaries of important topics in the field; (2) Features updates to all topics; (3) Introduces new topics,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Talent Development, Neurosciences
Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
"Brain-Based Learning with Gifted Students" combines relevant research in neuroscience with engaging activities for gifted elementary students in grades 3-6. This book: (1) Teaches how development and learning processes happen in the brain; (2) Helps students and teachers explore specific brain-based concepts together; (3) Includes a…
Descriptors: Brain, Neurosciences, Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students
Mofield, Emily; Phelps, Vicki – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
This must-have resource: (1) Provides gifted educators with methods and strategies for successful coplanning, coteaching, coaching, and collaboration; (2) Enables effective management of differentiation; (3) Increases educators' understanding of gifted students' needs; (4) Features the tools and "how-to" steps for facilitating and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Coaching (Performance), Student Diversity
Rakow, Susan – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
"Educating Gifted Students in Middle School: A Practical Guide" (3rd ed.) helps educators with the challenging task of understanding and meeting the needs of gifted students in middle school. This revised and updated third edition: (1) Provides a rationale and framework that middle schools can use to fill the service gap for gifted and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Student Needs
Weber, Christine L., Ed.; Novak, Angela, Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2020
Several states offer additional teacher preparation programs by providing either an endorsement or certification in the field, but these are often pursued by teachers specifically enrolled in gifted coursework rather than in general education programs. Practitioners and researchers agree that time and energy should be spent on training teachers in…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Faculty Development, Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods
Henshon, Suzanna E. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
As classrooms become more diverse, it is increasingly important that students learn how to empathize with others who may come from very different backgrounds. "Teaching Empathy": (1) Guides teachers to create and maintain classrooms in which students are sensitive to the needs of others; (2) Shows teachers how to create an environment of…
Descriptors: Empathy, Emotional Intelligence, Consciousness Raising, Classroom Environment
Farah, Yara N.; Nixon, Lindsay M. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
"Assessment of Gifted and High-Ability Learners" equips readers with the knowledge and skills to evaluate and document student progress using a cyclical systematic process. This book: (1) Highlights and explains the importance of curriculum-based assessments; (2) Connects classroom content with the assessment process; (3) Includes sample…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Curriculum Based Assessment, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Stanley, Todd – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
"Case Studies and Case-Based Learning" brings authentic, real-world learning to the classroom and: (1) Transforms students' thinking and fosters 21st-century skills; (2) Provides strategies, examples, and resources for implementing case-based learning across the disciplines; (3) Features a step-by-step process for creating case-based…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Authentic Learning, Active Learning
Simpson, Cynthia G.; Spencer, Vicky G. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
Planning for college can be one of the biggest moments in a teen's life, but for those students with learning and other disabilities, the college experience can be fraught with frustration, uncertainty, and lowered self-confidence. "College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities" offers teens the confidence, strategies, and…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, College Students, College Readiness
VanTassel-Baska, Joyce; Baska, Ariel – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
This updated third edition of "Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners": (1) Is a guide to designing curriculum for the gifted at any level of learning and in any subject area; (2) Addresses the need to differentiate at all levels in the design process; (3) Shows how to customize curriculum for advanced learners;…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Standards, Science Education, Gifted
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
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