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Essential Readings in Gifted Education

Sally M. Reiss, Ed.
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Put the power and knowledge of more than 25 years of research into your hands!

The National Association for Gifted Children series Essential Readings in Gifted Education, edited by Sally M. Reis, is a comprehensive collection of the leading research, theories, and findings that span more than 25 years. Each volume tackles the major issues, chronicles chief trends, and imparts effective models and solutions for gifted education.Individual volumes edited by prominent leaders in the field of gifted education include:

Robert J. Sternberg: Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness--This volume explores the multiple faces of giftedness and talent, the validity of available assessments, and how educators can develop giftedness and talent.

Joseph S. Renzulli: Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs--The articles address and offer solutions to the numerous challenges educators face in their attempts to accurately identify gifted and talented students.

Linda E. Brody: Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education--Various forms of grouping and acceleration are studied in this volume, along with recommendations for implementation that will ensure challenging educational opportunities for gifted students.

Joyce VanTassel-Baska: Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students--This ready-reference offers decision makers the tools they need to shape a successful and enriching curriculum for gifted students.

Carol Ann Tomlinson: Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students--Focusing on the link between gifted education and general education, the benefits of differentiating curriculum and instruction are discussed.

Alexinia Y. Baldwin: Culturally Diverse and Underserved Populations of Gifted Students--This volume addresses the under representation of culturally diverse and/or economically disadvantaged students in gifted and talented programs.

Susan Baum: Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students--Gifted students that are at-risk because of learning disabilities, gender issues, and/or economical disadvantages are highlighted in this volume.

Sidney M. Moon: Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students--Articles in this volume address the affective needs of special populations of high-ability students, such as underachievers, who are at risk of not reaching their full potential. Preventive strategies and intervention techniques are also discussed.

Enid Zimmerman: Artistically and Musically Talented Students--Major themes include nature versus nurture in arts talent development, crystallizing experiences, teacher empowerment, and collaboration between school and community members.

Donald J. Treffinger: Creativity and Giftedness--Misconceptions about the connection between creativity and giftedness are debunked, and dynamic means of recognizing, assessing, and nurturing creativity are discussed.

Carolyn M. Callahan: Program Evaluation in Gifted Education--The readings in this volume report on specific program evaluations, and offer critical guidance in the development of assessment instruments for gifted programs.

James J. Gallagher: Public Policy in Gifted Education--Raising some of the most challenging questions, this call-to-arms focuses on what must be done to keep gifted child programs alive and well.

 12-Book Series includes:

  • Artistically and Musically Talented Students:,184 pages,ISBN: 9781412904346
  • Creativity and Giftedness, 224 pages, ISBN: 9781412904353
  • Culturally Diverse and Underserved Populations of Gifted Students, 264 pages, ISBN: 9781412904315
  • Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students, 208 pages, ISBN: 9780761988748
  • Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness, 208 pages, ISBN: 9781412904278
  • Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students, 272 pages, ISBN: 9781412904308
  • Grouping and Acceleration Practices in Gifted Education, 208 pages, ISBN: 9781412904292
  • Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs, 184 pages, ISBN: 9781412904285
  • Program Evaluation in Gifted Education, 168 pages, ISBN: 9781412904360
  • Public Policy in Gifted Education, 216 pages, ISBN: 9781412904377
  • Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement of Gifted and Talented, 304 pages, ISBN: 9781412904339
  • Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students, 184 pages, ISBN: 9781412904322

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