"Contains priceless examples of teachers sharing their particular expertise on how to bring creativity and excitement back to our classrooms. Best of all, the strategies are integrated with required standards."
—Susan Winebrenner, Author and Staff Development Specialist
Education Consulting Service, Inc.
"There are many books that establish the importance of providing creative, stimulating learning experiences, but here is a book that provides strategies for exactly how that can be done."
—Barbara Clark, Professor Emeritus
California State University, Los Angeles
Provide exciting, enriching learning experiences for gifted students through proven strategies from master teachers!
How can I motivate my gifted students using the resources I already have? How can I stimulate their imaginations to further their learning? This book is packed with practical activities that allow students to bring their insights, observations, imaginations, and experiences to the classroom.
Igniting Creativity in Gifted Learners, K–6 helps elementary school teachers use creative methods to enhance gifted students' learning and stimulate higher-level thinking, discovery, and invention. Linked to curriculum standards, these ready-to-use strategies, activities, and examples help teachers:
- Inspire students in reading, writing, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts
- Tie creative processes to learning outcomes
- Incorporate technology into instruction where appropriate
- Encourage students to explore new avenues for thinking and learning
Use these contributions from experienced educators to make creativity a vital ingredient in classroom instruction and the learning process!