NAGC Select Series


Available for Kindle and in Paperback

NAGC Select books are a series of concise, informative booklets on topics and issues in education. Intended as a service to practicing educators and/or families, They are designed for the non-researcher who needs to know the basics of a particular topic in education. The books have a consistent format: an intro on the importance of the topic, three to five sections explaining what we know and how it translates into practice, a conclusion/summary and five to seven key resources on the topic, with annotations.

The books are available on Amazon in e-book or print-on-demand formats.

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  • Engaging and Challenging Curriculum NAGC Select ebookEngaging and Challenging Curriculum: Supporting Advanced and Gifted Learners by Jennifer G. Beasley, Christine Briggs, Leighann Pennington, Marcia B. Imbeau
    How can we develop, select, and implement challenging curriculum for our gifted students when the "standard" curriculum is not a good fit? Learn the key features of challenging curriculum as defined by researcher in the field of gifted education.


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  • 4248 NAGC e-books Wessling.jpgExploring Homeschooling for Your Gifted Learner by Suki Wessling 
    Parents of gifted learners may hear about homeschooling and the potential benefits, but what do they need to know in order to develop a strategy to evaluate homeschooling for their gifted child/ren? NAGC Select’s Exploring Homeschooling for your Gifted Learner helps parents get started by presenting background information and descriptions on  the benefits and challenges of homeschooling, outlining various homeschool approaches, and offering references for further reading.








  • The Social and Emotional Characteristics of Gifted Students by Tracy Missett select ebook missett.jpg
    Presents the overall picture of positive social and emotional health for many gifted students in terms of self-perceptions, motivation, supportive relationships, and resiliency, and how high intelligence may protect against emotional challenges.