ADVANCED DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING FOR GIFTED STUDENTS

Guide and Site Map for Teachers and Parents

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1. The curriculum for gifted students must contain highly challenging content derived from the best scholars and thinkers in different subject areas. For example, see the information about our latest book entitled, WHY DONíT BIRDS GET LOST? Differentiated Studies in Bird Migration: Upper Elementary through Secondary Levels,

or Beyond Classroom Enrichment: Creative Units for Gifted Students,

or our Electricity book,

and our Mathematics, Science and Computer Series.

Also, refer to specific information about Wonders of Mathematics for Gifted Students, Essential Mathematics for Gifted Students and Essential Chemistry for Gifted Students by Francis Sganga, and Dare to Differentiate in Biology by Brendan Miller.

2. Gifted students have high sensibility levels that must be stimulated in order for them to learn at the highest levels possible. Please see a description of the Fisher Comprehensive Assessment of Giftedness Scale designed to assess gifted children's sensibility levels.

3. Their creativity must also be stimulated in the advanced gifted classroom. Please see: SNIBBLES: REALLY Creative Problem Solving Lessons and Mind-Stimulating Exercises for Gifted Students and Their Teachers, Ages 5 through Really Old!, and

More SNIBBLES: Serendipitous Season

4. The major foundation of Advanced Differentiation is a Humanities Based Curriculum that stresses all important subjects of human endeavor including Literature, Philosophy, Ethics, and History. Please see a description of our "Dare to Differentiate" Humanities Series.

Also, see: (a) our more extensive Humanities Series and Philosophy Series;

(b) Foundations of American Society Series;

(c) Free Issues of Gifted Education News-Page that contain large amounts of information on the Humanities;

(d) Teaching Social Studies and History to Gifted Students;

(e) Teaching Language Arts to Gifted Students.

5. Teachers must be well informed concerning the characteristics of gifted children, identification procedures, and advanced differentiated instruction, including methods for developing Critical and Creative Thinking:

(a) Teaching the Gifted Series Provides Teachers with Extensive Information in All of the Above Areas.

(b) Gifted Education Press Quarterly provides teachers and parents with current information on identification and teaching procedures for the gifted.

(c) Four additional books give teachers and parents information on teaching math and science to young gifted children, teaching gifted children about computer technology and the World Wide Web, applying Multiple Intelligences to Gifted Education, and studying Multiple Intelligences in the World.

6. Parents must have a thorough background concerning the characteristics of gifted children and techniques for teaching them:

(a) Our Parenting the Gifted Series gives parents this type of information.

(b) Gifted Education Press Quarterly provides parents and teachers with current information on identification and teaching procedures for the gifted.

(c) Our Home Schooling the gifted books discuss the principles of advanced differentiation in the home. The latest homeschooling book is by Robert Myers, and the previous one is by Lisa Rivero.

7. Learn how gifted children should be taught through the eyes of an outstanding teacher and engineer -- Harry T. Roman:

(a) Teaching gifted children about environmental issues including Solar and Wind Power.

(b) Energizing your gifted children/students to be excellent problem solvers and creative learners.

8. Study the psychology and development of giftedness through the lives of extraordinary people.

 


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