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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
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
Johnsen, Susan K., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
The new Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards should be part of every school district's repertoire of standards to ensure that the learning needs of advanced students are being met. "NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards: A Guide to Planning and Implementing High-Quality Services" details six standards that…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teacher Effectiveness, Advanced Students, Standards
Roberts, Julia L.; Inman, Tracy F. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"Teacher's Survival Guide: Differentiating Instruction in the Elementary Classroom" answers the most common questions about differentiation, including what it is, how teachers can set up a classroom that promotes differentiation, which topics should be differentiated, what strategies are most effective, and how teachers can assess students engaged…
Descriptors: State Standards, Individualized Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Guides
Dunson, Walter E. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"School Success for Kids With Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties" provides parents and teachers with goals that will meet the needs of students who are struggling with reading, leading them to work through their difficulties and enjoy reading. It includes information, assessments, and techniques that parents, teachers, and school…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties
Coleman, Mary Ruth, Ed.; Johnsen, Susan K., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
"Implementing RtI With Gifted Students" shares how RtI can fit within the framework of gifted education programming models. This edited book will serve as a reference guide for those interested in learning more about RtI and how it might be effectively implemented to meet the needs of all gifted students. Chapters contributed by top gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Research, Expertise, Fidelity
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, Asian American Students, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
VanTassel-Baska, Joyce, Ed.; Little, Catherine A., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2011
The newly updated "Content-Based Curriculum for High-Ability Learners" provides a solid introduction to curriculum development in gifted and talented education. Written by experts in the field of gifted education, this text uses cutting-edge design techniques and aligns the core content with national and state standards. In addition to a revision…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Special Education, Curriculum Development, Integrated Curriculum
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