Audience: teachers, gifted coordinators, administrators, consultants
Summary: This book is a practical, trusted, classic that is especially helpful for classroom teachers searching for field tested strategies and techniques to engage and challenge gifted and talented students in the regular classroom. Winebrenner discusses a variety of helpful strategies for educators to adapt and plan instruction for gifted and talented learners. These strategies include compacting, extending activities, planning curriculum, flexible grouping, and working with parents. To support these approaches, reproducible handouts are provided to guide teachers in curriculum planning and development.
**Companion CD Included!**
Table of Contents:
- Chapter 1 - Characteristics of Gifted Students
- Chapter 2 - Gifted Students Identify Themselves
- Chapter 3 - Compacting and Differentiation for Skill Work
- Chapter 4 - Compacting and Differentiation in Content Areas
- Chapter 5 - Extending Reading and Writing Instruction
- Chapter 6 - Planning Curriculum for All Students at the Same Time
- Chapter 7 - "I'm done. Now what should I do?"
- Chapter 8 - Grouping Gifted Students for Learning
- Chapter 9 - Et Cetera: Related Issues
- Chapter 10 - Parenting Gifted Children
- Appendix A - Language Arts Activities
- Appendix B - Additional Resources