Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Gifted Learners 3rd Edition
by C. June Maker (Author), Shirley W. Schiever (Author)
Explains curriculum principles for gifted learners, looking a the learning environment, content, process, and product, and details curriculum and teaching strategies for elementary classrooms, such as interdisciplinary units of study, weekly and daily plans, and task-card activities based on Williams' teaching strategies for thinking and feeling. This second edition develops a new model of characteristics that comprise giftedness and the ways it is exhibited.
Target Group: Kindergarten through 12 Grade
Newly revised to reflect the dynamic changes in our globalized world, the third edition of this text provides practical, relevant information as well as the latest research available to support the principles outlined. This concise book is a valuable guide for classroom teachers, coordinators, and specialists in teaching gifted students.
Section I: General Principals of Curriculum Development analyzes the learning environment and delineates three aspects of curriculum: content, process, and product.
Section II: Curriculum Development is a step-by-step procedure for development of curriculum. This section includes specific instruction on creating a scope and sequence for your program.
Section III: International Perspectives on Education of Gifted Students delves into theories and examples of gifted education from practitioners in diverse cultures. Insight on gifted education comes from 13 countries including Australia, South Korea, Taipei, England, and Turkey.
496 pages • 6 x 9 • softcover • ©2010
Paperback: 482 pages
Publisher: Pred; 3 edition (August 31, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds