Being Smart about Gifted Education: A Guidebook for Educators and Parents

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Great Potential Press, Inc., 2009 - Education - 426 pages
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Written for both parents and edu¬cators who work with children of advanced abilities, Drs. Matthews and Foster present practical strategies to identify and nurture exceptionally high ability in children. They promote the "mastery" (rather than the "mystery") model of gifted education and challenge several common practices and assumptions. They offer ways to determine each child's level of learning and say that it is simply appropriate to provide the educational experiences that every child needs at a particular time. Features include: "Mastery" vs. "Mystery" models, How giftedness develops, Relevant brain research, Use and misuse of assessment, Programming options, Social and behavioral concerns, Teacher development processes, Parenting strategies, and more.
 

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Contents

Early Identification 105
101
Parents Roles 107
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Section III Being Smart about Meeting Gifted Learning Needs 109
105
Section IV Being Smart about Gifted Development 173
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