Teaching Gifted Children in Today’s Preschool and Primary Classrooms
248 pages
ISBN: 9781631980237

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Teaching Gifted Children in Today’s Preschool and Primary Classrooms: Identifying, Nurturing, and Challenging Children Ages 4–9

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Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Yahnke Walker, Ellen I Honeck

These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate curriculum, assess and document students’ development, and build partnerships with parents. Individual chapters focus on early identification, curriculum compacting, social studies, language arts, math and science, cluster grouping, social-emotional development, and finding and supporting giftedness in diverse populations.

This revised and updated edition includes current information on brain research and learning; rigour and complexity; and integrating creativity, the arts, and higher-level thinking in accordance with learning goals. Scenarios and vignettes take readers in teachers' classrooms.

The book includes extensive references and resources to explore. Digital content includes customisable forms from the book.

Click on the Free Resources link to download the free PLC/Book Study Guide for Teaching Gifted Children in Today’s Preschool and Primary Classrooms which is designed as a professional development resource and can be used to facilitate a book study or as a learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC). Facilitator notes are provided for additional support and explanation in planning and facilitating your school or group’s sessions.