Igniting Creativity in Gifted Learners, K-6: Strategies for Every Teacher
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BeschreibungEnrich learning outcomes for gifted students through proven creativity strategies!
Written by experienced teachers, this resource helps elementary school teachers use creativity strategies to enhance gifted students' learningùto stimulate higher level thinking, discovery and invention. The book includes chapters on reading, writing, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts; incorporates technology where appropriate; and answers common questions such as:
How can I best inspire gifted students within my present curriculum?
What creative strategies work best in specific subject areas?
How can I tie creative processes to specific learning outcomes?
How do I determine the effectiveness of a creative strategy?
How can I encourage my students to explore new avenues for thinking and learning?
About the Authors
About the Contributors
1. Creativity: A Gift for the Gifted
2. Making Creativity Work: Practical Suggestions by Classroom Teachers
3. Literacy Strategies: Reading and Writing
4. Social Studies Strategies
5. Science Strategies
6. Mathematics Strategies
7. Strategies in the Arts
8. Discovering Your Own Creativity
PortraitJoan Franklin Smutny is founder and director of the Center for Gifted at National-Louis University and a winner of the NAGC Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the field of education. She directs programs for gifted children and teaches courses on gifted education for graduate students. She is editor of the Gifted Children Journal, contributing editor of Understanding Our Gifted and the Roeper Review for gifted education professionals, and a feature writer for the Gifted Education Communicator. She has authored Differentiating for the Young Child (Corwin Press 2004) and Designing and Developing Programs for Gifted Children (Corwin Press 2003). Other credits include Underserved Gifted Populations (2003), Differentiated Instruction (2003), Gifted Education (2003), and Stand Up for Your Gifted Child (2001).
Pressestimmen"The most exciting and significant book about creative teaching to come out in gifted education in the last 25 years."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CORWIN PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 325 Seiten