The new Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards should be part of every school district's repertoire of standards to ensure that the learning needs of advanced students are being met. NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Education Programming Standards: A Guide to Planning and Implementing High-Quality Services details six standards that address the areas critical to effective teaching and learning, along with suggestions for implementing each one.
The Gifted Education Programming Standards are focused on student outcomes that address both cognitive and affective areas. Aligned to each of the outcomes are research- and practice-based strategies known to be effective for this special population of students. The book includes sample assessments of student products and performances, which will assist schools in developing program and service evaluation benchmarks. This book is a must-have for school leaders and gifted education professionals who want to offer the most effective services for gifted and advanced students.
Table of Contents
Foreword Preface Chapter 1 Introduction to the NAGC Pre-K–Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards Chapter 2 Creating Environments for Social and Emotional Development Chapter 3 Using the NAGC Gifted Programming Standards to Create Programs and Services for Culturally and Linguistically Different Gifted Students Chapter 4 The Assessment Standard in Gifted Education: Identifying Gifted Students Chapter 5 The Curriculum Planning and Instruction Standard in Gifted Education: From Idea to Reality Chapter 6 Instructional Strategies for Differentiation Within the Classroom Chapter 7 Programming Models and Program Design Chapter 8 The Professional Development Standard in Gifted Education: Creating Priorities Chapter 9 Using the NAGC Gifted Programming Standards to Evaluate Progress and Success: Why and How Chapter 10 State Models for Implementing the Standards Chapter 11 Action Plans: Bringing the Gifted Programming Standards to Life Chapter 12 Off the Page and Into Practice: Advocating for Implementation of the Gifted Programming Standards Appendix A 2010 Pre-K–Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards Appendix B Assessments for Measuring Student Outcomes About the Editor About the Authors
The National Association for Gifted Children’s mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. NAGC aims to help parents and families, K–12 education professionals including support service personnel, and members of the research and higher education community who work to help gifted and talented children as they strive to achieve their personal best and contribute to their communities.