1st Edition

A Teacher's Toolbox for Gifted Education
20 Strategies You Can Use Today to Challenge Gifted Students

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after January 31, 2022
ISBN 9781646322251
January 31, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
156 Pages 54 B/W Illustrations

USD $29.95

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Book Description

A Teacher's Toolbox for Gifted Education provides teachers with 20 field-tested strategies to use with gifted students that can be implemented almost immediately. This book: Features a quick-start guide to each strategy, followed by in-depth tips and implementation ideas. Includes strategies for reading lists, enrichment activities, project-based learning, tiered station rotations, and more. Is ideal for any educator who works with gifted students. Includes strategies that can be used across subject areas and grade levels. Helps teachers provide enrichment opportunities beyond the core curriculum. This book is perfect for differentiating instruction, promoting rigor and depth and complexity, and supporting educators' professional learning.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The secret sauce for teaching gifted students 1. Bulletin Board Enrichment 2. Board Games that Enrich 3. Makerspace 4. Four Corners 5. Enrichment Clubs 6. Bonus Opportunities 7. 20time 8. Mentors/Mentorships 9. Independent Projects 10. Pre-Assessment 11. Performance Assessments 12. STEM Design Challenges 13. Creative Thinking 14. Depth and Complexity 15. Student Choice/Choice Boards 16. Students as Teachers 17. Higher Level Questioning 18. Inquiry Learning 19. Project-Based Learning 20. Differentiated Centers Conclusion: How an expanded toolbox can lead to you being a better teacher

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Todd Stanley is author of seven teacher education books including Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st-Century Classroom and Performance-Based Assessment for 21st-Century Skills.