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Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students

Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students

First Edition
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May 2004 | 272 pages | Corwin
Focusing on the link between gifted education and general education, the articles in this volume reveal the benefits of differentiating curriculum and instruction, discuss impediments to the successful adoption of differentiation in classrooms and school districts, and show how educators can collaboratively overcome these obstacles.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Carol Ann Tomlinson
Introduction to Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students
Carol Ann Tomlinson, Mary Ruth Coleman, Susan Allan, Anne Udall, and Mary Landrum
1. Interface Between Gifted Education and General Education: Toward Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration
F. Richard Olenchak, Joseph S. Renzulli
2. The Effectiveness of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model on Selected Aspects of Elementary School Change
Sally M. Reis, Karen L. Westberg
3. The Impact of Staff Development on Teachers' Ability to Modify Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students
Karen L. Westberg and Francis X. Archambault, Jr.
4. A Multi-Site Case Study of Successful Classroom Practices for High Ability Students
Nancy B. Hertzog
5. Open-Ended Activities: Differentiation Through Learner Responses
Sally M. Reis, Karen L. Westberg, Jonna M. Kulikowich, and Jeanne H. Purcell
6. Curriculum Compacting and Achievement Test Scores: What Does the Research Say?
Jeanne H. Purcell, Jann H. Leppien
7. Building Bridges Between General Practitioners and Educators of the Gifted: A Study of Collaboration
Susan K. Johnsen, Patricia A. Haensly, Gail R. Ryser, and Randal F. Ford
8. Changing General Education Classroom Practices to Adapt for Gifted Students
Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Li Zuo, Linda D. Avery, and Catherine A. Little
9. A Curriculum Study of Gifted-Student Learning in the Language Arts
Carol Ann Tomlinson, Ellen M. Tomchin, Carolyn M. Callahan, Cheryll M. Adams, Paula Pizzat-Tinnin, Caroline M. Cunningham, Barbara Moore, Lori Lutz, Chris Roberson, Nancy Eiss, Mary Landrum, Scott Hunsaker, and Marcia Imbeau
10. Practices of Preservice Teachers Related to Gifted and Other Academically Diverse Learners
Carol Ann Tomlinson
11. Deciding to Differentiate Instruction in Middle School: One School's Journey

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ISBN: 9781412904308