1st Edition

Successful Online Learning with Gifted Students Designing Online and Blended Lessons for Gifted and Advanced Learners in Grades 5–8

By Vicki Phelps Copyright 2022
    140 Pages 35 B/W Illustrations
    by Prufrock Press

    140 Pages 35 B/W Illustrations
    by Prufrock Press

    140 Pages 35 B/W Illustrations
    by Prufrock Press

    This innovative, technology-based resource provides those who teach gifted and advanced learners in grades 5–8 with quality, research-based, online lessons, tools, and insights.

    Throughout, you’ll find ready-to-implement virtual lessons, simulations, and learning modules. You’ll also learn how to create, differentiate, and modify existing lessons through an online platform. In addition, the book offers helpful strategies addressing online student accountability, etiquette, and collaboration, and shares useful tips for communicating with parents.

    Whether you are looking to enrich learning within the classroom, provide students with extensions outside the classroom, or engage students in distance learning, this book will be invaluable in meeting the needs of your gifted and advanced learners.


    1: Technology as a Driving Force in Learning

    2: Online Collaboration and Interaction

    3: Using Google Forms as Accountable and Engaging Learning Modules

    4: Brackets of Learning: A Google Forms Simulation

    5: Google Sites as a Long-Term Engagement Strategy

    6: Continued Engagement and Enrichment through Online and Blended Learning

    7: Supporting Parents and Guardians as Partners in Online Learning

    Conclusion and Final Thoughts


    Vicki Phelps, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor of Education at Milligan University where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses. She has been involved in gifted education for over 20 years, including collaboratively developing and opening a gifted magnet school, providing professional learning opportunities to schools seeking to improve best practice in gifted education and differentiation, and writing gifted curricula. Dr. Phelps is the recipient of the 2021 NAGC Book of the Year Award (with Emily Mofield) for their coauthored work, Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education.