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Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

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November 2003 | 208 pages | Corwin

The expert guide to the major issues, the chief trends, and the most effective models and solutions for gifted and talented curriculum!

Designed in a straightforward, no-nonsense fashion with the busy educator in mind, Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students presents the areas of the most significance, most interest, and most debate in gifted education today.

Key features include:

  • An astute and comprehensive overview by editor and leader within the field, Joyce VanTassel-Baska
  • Eleven influential articles at the core of curriculum for the gifted
  • Visionary projections of future trends in curriculum development
  • Examples and suggestions for putting research findings to use in practice

This ready reference offers the guidance, the pragmatic application, and the insight of top authorities, empowering decision makers with all the tools they need to shape a successful and enriching curriculum for gifted students.

The ERGE Series:
The National Association for Gifted Children series Essential Readings in Gifted Education is a 12 volume collection of seminal articles from Gifted Child Quarterly. Put the knowledge and power of more than 25 years of  research on giftedness and talent into your hands with the leading theories, studies, and findings the experts in the field have to offer.

About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Joyce VanTassel-Baska
Introduction to Curriculum for the Gifted
Joyce VanTassel-Baska
1. Effective Curriculum and Instructional Models for Talented Students
Robert J. Kirschenbaum
2. Interview With Dr. A. Harry Passow
C. June Maker
3. Developing Scope and Sequence in Curriculum
Sandra N. Kaplan
4. Myth: There is a Single Curriculum for the Gifted
Joseph S. Renzulli
5. What Makes a Problem Real: Stalking the Illusive Meaning of Qualitative Differences in Gifted Education
Joseph S. Renzulli
6. A General Theory for the Development of Creative Productivity Through the Pursuit of Ideal Acts of Learning
Heidi Hayes Jacobs, James H. Borland
7. The Interdisciplinary Concept Model: Theory and Practice
A. Harry Passow
8. Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented at the Secondary Level
Joseph S. Renzulli
9. The Multiple Menu Model for Developing Differentiated Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented
Grayson H. Wheatley
10. A Mathematics Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented
Joyce VanTassel-Baska, George Bass, Roger Rics, Donna Poland, and Linda D. Avery
11. A National Study of Science Curriculum Effectiveness With High Ability Students

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