1st Edition

Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education Sharing Strategies to Support Gifted Learners

By Emily Mofield, Vicki Phelps Copyright 2020
    220 Pages
    by Prufrock Press

    Winner of NAGC's 2021 Book of the Year Award

    This must-have resource:

    • Provides gifted educators with methods and strategies for successful coplanning, coteaching, coaching, and collaboration.
    • Enables effective management of differentiation.
    • Increases educators' understanding of gifted students' needs.
    • Features the tools and how to steps for facilitating and maintaining collaborative work in order to challenge and support gifted students all day, every day.
    • Encourages professional learning and a focus on shared responsibility and reflection.

    The book also includes considerations for working with special populations, including twice-exceptional students, underachievers, and culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners, as well as meeting students' social-emotional needs, collaborating with families and communities, and advocating for gifted education.

    Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1 The Why, What, and How of Collaboration Chapter 2 Preparing a Path for Successful Collaboration Chapter 3 Basic Principles for Coplanning Differentiated Instruction Chapter 4 Coplanning in Practice Chapter 5 Coteaching Models Adapted for Gifted Education Chapter 6 Strategies for Vertical Differentiation Chapter 7 Strategies for Deeper Inquiry Chapter 8 Instructional Coaching in Gifted Education Chapter 9 Collaborative Consultation: Developing Specialized Supports for Gifted Students Chapter 10 Collaborating to Support Gifted Students From Diverse Backgrounds Chapter 11 Collaboration Beyond the School References About the Authors


    Emily Mofield, Ed.D., is an assistant professor in the College of Education at Lipscomb University. Her background includes 15 years experience teaching gifted students and leading gifted services.

    Vicki Phelps, Ed.D., is Lead Consulting Teacher for Gifted Education in Sumner County, Tennessee. She has been deeply involved in gifted education for the last 20 years and has enjoyed working with gifted students and fellow educators across all grade levels and content areas.