Re-Forming Gifted Education: Matching the Program to the Child

Author: K. Rogers
Publisher: Great Potential Press/2002
ISBN: 0910707464
Pages: 504

Audience:  Parents, Teachers, Administrators, Counselors, Gifted Coordinators

Summary:  Based on an analysis of a cernturies worth of research, Rogers presents information in an easily understood format on specific aspects of gifted programming, including: types of giftedness, gifts versus talents, assessment measures, parental guidance, acceleration, enrichment, group learning, independent study, educaiton plans, working with schools, monitoring progress, and outside of school options. In this child-centered resource, both parents and teachers have access to helpful tools to develop and maintain a plan to meet the learning needs of advanced students - both in and out of school.


Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1 - Who Needs an Educational Plan and Who Should Make It?
  • Chapter 2 - What Kind of Gifted Child Do You Have?
  • Chapter 3 - What Else Do You Need to Know About Your Gifted Child?
  • Chapter 4 - What Kind of Education Do You Want for Your Gifted Child?
  • Chapter 5 - Subject-Based Acceleration: Which Option Matches Which Child Best at What Age?
  • Chapter 6 - Grade-Based Acceleration: Which Option Matches Which Child Best at What Age?
  • Chapter 7 - Program Provisions (Grouping) Within the School
  • Chapter 8 - More Program Provisions in School
  • Chapter 9 - Out-of-School Provisions for Gifted Children
  • Chapter 10 - Developing Your Child's Plan and What Happens Next
  • Appendix A - Supplementary Materials
  • Appendix B - Sources of Materials


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Product Number: 42077