Teaching Students With Gifts and Talents: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
SAGE Publications, Mar 21, 2006 - Education - 96 pages
Students who are gifted and/or talented are known more for their contributions and potential contributions than any other group of students. Meeting the educational needs of these students, however, can be a tremendous challenge for those who teach them. In Teaching Students With Gifts and Talents, Bob Algozzine and Jim Ysseldyke offer educators helpful information for identifying gifted and talented students, and present effective approaches - enrichment and acceleration - to ensure that these exceptional students are constantly challenged and engaged.
o A pre-test and post-test to help readers assess their understanding of giftedness and how the needs of gifted and talented students are best addressed
o Cognitive, academic, communicational, physical, and behavioural characteristics that are associated with high-ability learners
o Effective approaches and activities to keep gifted and talented students motivated and reaching ever-higher levels of achievement
o Key vocabulary terms