Research in the Real Classroom

Author: Cindy Nottage
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 0929895770
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Your upper elementary students can begin learning lifelong research skills! This, the second volume of the Research in the Real Classroom series, modifies the IIM process for every skill level in your 3-5 classroom. Includes CD of both read-to-use and customizable reproducibles.

Teaching Culturally Diverse Gifted Students

Author: Donna Y. Ford
Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
ISBN: 1593631766
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is an easy way to nurture all seven intelligences and provide opportunities for each student to work in a way that is most appropriate for his or her abilities.

Enrichment Opportunities for Gifted Learners

Author: Frances A. Karnes
Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
ISBN: 1593630204
Format: PDF, Docs
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From a mentorship with a local archaeologist, to a medieval festival, the opportunities for gifted learners to explore a topic in depth are too numerous to mention. This book offers an introduction to structuring enrichment activities that add depth and complexity to a gifted child's learning experience. "Enrichment provides students with opportunities to extend learning," Dr. Roberts, the book's author, explains. "There are three primary purposes for enrichment: fostering interest; nurturing talent, developing expertise, or both; and increasing achievement." This book shows teachers how to provide meaningful enrichment experiences for gifted students. The book offers effective strategies for enriching the curriculum and creating in-depth learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. This is one of the books in Prufrock Press' popular Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education. This series offers a unique collection of tightly focused books that provide a concise, practical introduction to important topics concerning the education of gifted children. The guides offer a perfect beginner's introduction to key information about gifted and talented education. Educational Resource

International Handbook on Giftedness

Author: Larisa Shavinina
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402061625
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This handbook presents a panoramic view of the field of giftedness. It offers a comprehensive and authoritative account on what giftedness is, how it is measured, how it is developed, and how it affects individuals, societies, and the world as a whole. It examines in detail recent advances in gifted education. The handbook also presents the latest advances in the fast-developing areas of giftedness research and practice, such as gifted education and policy implications. In addition, coverage provides fresh ideas, from entrepreneurial giftedness to business talent, which will help galvanize and guide the study of giftedness for the next decade.

Needs Assessment Basics 2nd Edition

Author: Beth McGoldric
Publisher: Association for Talent Development
ISBN: 1562865692
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Go from order-taker to valued performance consultant. You may be pressured to give an immediate “yes” to a training request. Resist. Instead, start playing an essential role in driving your organization forward by using needs assessment to target your training programs to support critical business goals. Organizations need staff to be efficient and effective. That calls for training programs that get to the core of performance issues. A needs assessment ensures that you understand the root of problems like knowledge gaps, performance issues, and product quality and gives you the tools to resolve them. This second edition of Needs Assessment Basics starts with the initial training request and guides you all the way through data collection and making training recommendations. A progressive case study illustrates the seven phases of a needs assessment plan to reinforce each chapter’s content. Part of ATD’s Training Basics series, Needs Assessment Basics will help you develop a foundation that will ensure the training programs you design and deliver will help the organization succeed.