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QUOTATIONS FOR CREATIVE INSIGHTS AND INSPIRATION: A QUOTATIONS BASED HUMANITIES CURRICULUM FOR GIFTED STUDENTS AND THEIR TEACHERS IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL
BY ROSS BUTCHART
A must read for all educators concerned with teaching gifted students about the importance of WORDS and the HUMAN LANGUAGE in history, philosophy, politics and all aspects of life. Presents an exciting humanities curriculum based upon the ideas and statements of the world's greatest thinkers. Stimulates gifted students to reflect about and discuss important problems of life and society in an interdisciplinary manner. Their guides are the greatest thinkers of Western and World civilization! COST = $16.00 + $1.60 (10% P&H). TOTAL = $17.60.
HELPING GIFTED CHILDREN SUCCEED AT HOME AND SCHOOL: A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS
BY JAMES CARROLL, Ed.D. CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Written by a professor of school psychology who has been working with gifted children and their parents and teachers for the past 25 years.
Addresses the education and social development of the gifted from the Preschool through College Levels.
The following chapters are included: Who Are the Gifted and How are They Identified? Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children. Counseling the Gifted Child. Gifted Girls. Educational Programs for the Gifted. Fostering Creativity at Home. Activities for Parents. Planning For the Future. Getting Some Help.
Presents numerous practical examples of how to work with gifted children in the home and school.
Contains information about major national gifted organizations, publishers of materials on educating the gifted, international study organizations, and television monitoring groups.
Excellent resource for parents who are home schooling their gifted children.
COST = $16.00 + 1.60 Postage & Handling. TOTAL = $17.60
OUTCOMES CURRICULUM FOR GIFTED STUDENTS: DIFFERENTIATED STRATEGIES FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY LEVELS
PATRICIA A. GABRIEL, ANN M. DeYOUNG AND SANDRA K. BAJEMA
JENISON PUBLIC SCHOOLS & GRANDVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MICHIGAN
COST: $16.00 + $1.60 Postage & Handling (10%); Total Cost = $17.60. Send your purchase order or check to: Gifted Education Press; 10201 Yuma Court; P.O. Box 1586; Manassas, VA 20108. Telephone: 703-369-5017. Because of the enormous amount of paper work in shipping books, All Orders Under $50.00 Must Be Prepaid.
Don't miss this important opportunity to improve your gifted program!
Outcomes Curriculum for Gifted Students should be used in conjunction with our numerous Differentiated Humanities Education Books such as Humanities Education for The 21st Century: Essays and Reviews for Gifted Students and Their Teachers, Quotations for Creative Insights and Inspiration, Humanities Education for Gifted Children, The Philosophy of Ethics Applied To Everyday Life, Warp Zone Shakespeare!, Teaching Shakespeare To Gifted Students, Theatre and Drama for the Gifted, Teaching History to Gifted Students, Introduction To Logical Analysis, Foundations of Humanities Education for Gifted Students and Teaching Philosophy to Gifted Students . What a powerful win-win combination for the gifted!
LEARNING SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY THROUGH POETRY -- MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS: CRITICAL THINKING THROUGH POETRY
BY KEN SIEGELMAN NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Presents a unique approach to teaching social studies and history involving the use of 62 poems written by the author. He has successfully used this approach for many years in teaching gifted students. It helps them to understand United States and world history through awakening their poetic imaginations!
The author is a very experienced (29 years) high school teacher of social studies. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his poems including the prestigious Bunzel Award from the American Teachers of Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers.
There are related study questions following each poem about particular historical and cultural events.
The poems and questions stir debate and discussion concerning our society, our history, and our nation's future.
Some of the topics covered by these poems are global warming, prejudice, the Holocaust, the Irish political struggles, American culture, immigrants, Socrates, ancient Rome, and reminiscences of the 1940s and 1950s.
"So much the same/We might imagine Joyce Or Behan/Listening in their streets/Invisibly,/While crafting portraits/
Of their souls. . . ." From "Belfast" by Ken Siegelman.
"I long to hear the rooster/Clocking down again./The alarm clock bolts me/Out of bed;/Groping for my asphalt shoes/By a window light/Which is always alley grey. . . ." From "Modern Times" by Ken Siegelman.
"His name came to mind/In worried looks/Passed in silence/Between the overseer in the fields/And the gentleman/
In the Big House -. . . ." From "Nat Turner" by Ken Siegelman.
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HUMANITIES EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: ESSAYS AND REVIEWS FOR GIFTED STUDENTS AND THEIR TEACHERS
BY MICHAEL E. WALTERS, Ph.D.
Our latest book by Dr. Walters contains his writings for the last twelve years on such topics as selecting and training teachers of the humanities, teaching Shakespeare to gifted students, and using Shakespeare's plays to assess the sensibility levels of these students. This book includes many essays on great writers and thinkers in literature, history, architecture, and politics, and extensive discussions of ideas and concepts related to teaching the humanities. There are also reviews of books related to humanities education for the gifted. Among the authors and thinkers discussed by Walters are Edmund Wilson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Barbara Tuchman, Thomas Wolfe, Carl Sandburg, Jack London, James Michener, Willa Cather and Mark Twain. FULLY INDEXED for quick access to important names & concepts in the humanities. COST = $16.00 + $1.60 (10% P&H). TOTAL = $17.60.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT GIFTED EDUCATION? ANSWERS FROM GIFTED EDUCATION NEWS-PAGE
BY MAURICE D. FISHER, Ph.D.
Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of gifted education with hundreds of examples from books, literature, periodicals and other expressions of human thought and action. Stresses the interaction between the humanities and science. Includes reviews of books by some of our finest authors such as Howard Gardner, Steve Allen and Daniel Boorstin. Lists the names, addresses and telephone numbers of many new programs and gifted education resources. COST = $14.00 + $1.40 (10% P&H). TOTAL = $15.40.
COERCIVE EGALITARIANISM: A STUDY OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GIFTED CHILDREN
BY STEPHEN SCHROEDER-DAVIS, Ph.D.
COORDINATOR, GIFTED SERVICES
ELK RIVER, MINNESOTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
"Stephen Schroeder-Davis should receive a "Pulitzer Prize" for his book on Coercive Egalitarianism. This book is a must read for anyone concerned with the future of gifted children and their education in this country!" Dr. Mike Walters, Educator, Writer & Consultant, New York City.
Designed for use by GIFTED STUDENTS, THEIR TEACHERS AND PARENTS, LIBRARIANS AND GIFTED PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS.
For instruction at the upper Elementary, Intermediate and High School levels.
Presents detailed Study Questions for two paperback novels which address numerous problems of being gifted. These classics of adolescent literature are AMONG FRIENDS By Caroline Cooney, and A SEPARATE PEACE By John Knowles.
The study questions for A SEPARATE PEACE are presented CHAPTER-BY-CHAPTER and include specific answers.
Includes two satirical short stories (for reflection and discussion) on extreme forms of discrimination and penalties against the gifted. These stories are by KURT VONNEGUT, JR. ("HARRISON BERGERON") and HENRY SLESAR ("EXAMINATION DAY").
Contains the famous essay by Stephen Schroeder-Davis entitled, "Coercive Egalitarianism: Subverting Achievement Through Neglect and Hostility." (from the Winter 1993 Issue of GIFTED EDUCATION PRESS QUARTERLY).
Has an excellent discussion of how BIBLIOTHERAPY can be effectively used with the gifted, including descriptions of NUMEROUS BIBLIOTHERAPEUTIC RESOURCES for gifted students.
Presents extensive information showing how the gifted perceive themselves and how their peers perceive the gifted. Among these sources is a newspaper article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune based on responses received from 12,000 children/adolescents.
Contains thorough BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESOURCES AND MATERIALS for use by graduate students and researchers on Coercive Egalitarianism.
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