Talent Development in School
An Educator's Guide to Implementing a Culturally Responsive Talent Identification and Development Program
Talent Development in School helps educators utilize research-based curriculum and strategies to implement talent development in the classroom. This practical guide:
- Focuses on a talent development model that is centered on teacher learning.
- Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners.
- Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students.
- Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education.
- Is perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators.
Talent Development in School features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning—such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset—affect talent development. Written by experts in the field, this book will become a go-to for professional learning and development.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction Part I What Is Talent Development? Chapter 1: An Introduction to Talent Development in Schools: Theories and Applications Chapter 2: Practical Strategies for Teaching Through a Talent Development Lens Chapter 3: One Path to Talent Development: An Instructional Model for Talent Development Part II Application of High-End, Research-Based Curriculum, Strategies, and Models With All Students Chapter 4: Talent Development in Language Arts Chapter 5: Talent Development in Math Chapter 6: Talent Development in Science Part III Teacher Talent Scouts and Culturally Responsive Teaching Chapter 7: Culturally Responsive Educators and Talent Development Chapter 8: Teacher Development: Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Context of Talent Spotting Part IV Psychology of Learning: Noncognitive Influences Chapter 9: Noncognitive Influences on Talent Development Chapter 10: Linking Psychology of Learning to Classroom Instruction Chapter 11: One Teacher’s Story: Noncognitive Influences on Talent Development Part V Building and Assessing the Model in Your School or District Chapter 12: Assessing the Impact of Teacher Learning Chapter 13: Adding Talent Development to School and District Services About the Editors About the Authors
Julie Dingle Swanson, Ed.D., has taught in and coordinated K-12 gifted education programs and directed federal projects for underrepresented gifted students.
Meta Van Sickle, Ph.D., is a professor at the College of Charleston. Meta graduated from the University of South Florida with a Ph.D. in 1992.
"[This book] Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners; Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students: Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education;
Perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators, "Talent Development in School" also features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning (such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset) affect talent development."
-Library Bookwatch, Midwest Book Review