Guiding Gifted Students With Engaging Books
A Teacher's Guide to Social-Emotional Learning Through Reading and Reflection
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after February 15, 2022
Guiding Gifted Students With Engaging Books supports teachers and counselors in facilitating book discussions designed to guide bright young people to self-understanding through high-quality literature.
This exciting resource:
- Covers social-emotional issues in the lives of gifted students.
- Features examples of lessons and menus of discussion questions for successful book discussions alongside enrichment activities to extend students' learning.
- Includes an annotated bibliography of children's and young adult books ideal for social-emotional learning.
Engaging lessons and activities support learners as they process their feelings regarding issues highlighted in the selected books and class discussion. The book examines this approach with whole classrooms as well as with small groups of students, and features considerations for special populations of gifted students, including gifted underachievers, twice-exceptional students, and culturally diverse students, including twice-exceptional students, culturally diverse students, and children and teens facing serious adversity in their lives.
Table of Contents
1. Guiding Gifted Students to Self-Understanding: The Process 2. Sofia Creates a Supportive Classroom Environment 3. Jenna Explores Perfectionism With Students 4. Luke Examines Identity Development With Teenagers 5. Jenna and Susan Collaborate to Support Twice-Exceptional Students 6. Emily and Jalen Work Together to Nurture Resilience in Students 7. Jasmin Designs an Intervention for Gifted Black Males
Thomas P. Hébert is Professor of Gifted and Talented Education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina, USA. He has more than a decade of K-12 classroom experience working with gifted students and 25 years in higher education training graduate students and educators in gifted education.