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Introduction to gifted education
J. L. Roberts, T. Inman, & J. H. Robins
Introduction to Gifted Education is the definitive textbook designed for courses that introduce teachers to gifted education, whether that is in graduate school or in certification or continuing development programs for teachers. The book is inclusive in nature, addressing varied approaches to each topic while relying on no single theory or construct. The book includes chapters that focus on critical topics such as gifted education standards, social-emotional needs, cognitive development, diverse learners, identification, programming options, creativity, professional development, and curriculum. The book provides a comprehensive look at each topic, including an overview of big ideas, its history, and a thorough discussion to help those new to the field gain a better understanding of gifted students and strategies to address their needs. A rich companion piece supports the text, providing practical strategies and activities for the instructor (designed for both online classes and face-to-face classes).
From “ Social and emotional development of students with gifts and talents,” by Cross, T. L., Andersen, L., Mammadov, S., & Cross, J. R. In J. L. Roberts, T. Inman, & J. H. Robins (Eds.), Introduction to gifted education (pp. 77-94). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Copyright 2018 by Prufrock Press. Reprinted with permission.
Cross, Tracy L.; Andersen, Lori; Mammadov, Sakhavat; and Cross, Jennifer Riedl, "Social and emotional development of students with gifts and talents" (2017). School of Education Book Chapters. 14.