- Best Practices in Gifted Education: An
Evidence-Based Guide, $39.95
(Ann Robinson, Bruce Shore, & Donna Enerson)
2007 Prufrock Press
Provides concise, up-to-date, research-based advice to educators, administrators, and parents of gifted and talented youth. The 29 practices included in this volume are the result of an extensive examination of educational research on what works with talented youth. The interest in culturally diverse and low-income learners, the means to identify talents and the need for curriculum that appropriately challenges high-ability youth constitute just a few of the 29 practices.
- Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for
Raising Happy and Successful Children, $16.95
James R. Delisle
2006, Prufrock Press
Provides a humorous, engaging, and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. Jim Delisle offers practical, down-to-earth advice that will cause parents to reexamine the ways they perceive and relate to their children.
- Re-forming Gifted Education: Matching
the Program to the Child Karen B. Rogers,
2002, Great Potential Press, $29.95
From her analysis of research that spans a full century, Dr. Rogers presents information in an easily understood format on various types of giftedness, as well as options for school enrichment and acceleration. She reports the effectiveness for each option according to the research. From her years of experience consulting with schools, she shows parents and teachers practical ways to design ongoing programs that best meet the needs of bright children.
- Special Populations in Gifted Education: Understanding
Our Most Able Students from Diverse Backgrounds, $79.95
2002, Pearson Allyn & Bacon
Thinkers within the field and without are questioning the practice of gifted education, the theoretical foundations on which this practice rests, and even the value and legitimacy of the concept of giftedness. This fresh and provocative volume contains essays by leading thinkers on gifted education and by writers outside the field who have examined it critically.
- Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom: Strategies and
Techniques Every Teacher Can Use, Revised and Updated 3rd Ed. –
book and CD-ROM), $39.99
2012, Free Spirit Publishing
Fully revised and updated for a new generation of educators, this “orange bible” is the definitive guide to meeting the learning needs of gifted students in the mixed-abilities classroom. Designed to support gifted education opportunities already available in your district, it can be used by teachers of all grades and any level of experience.
- The Differentiated Classroom:
Responding to the Needs of All Learners, $21.95
Carol Ann Tomlinson
ISBN: ISBN 0-087120-342-1
Carol Ann Tomlinson describes a way of thinking about teaching and learning that will change all aspects of how you approach students and your classroom. She looks to the latest research on learning, education, and change for the theoretical basis of differentiated instruction and why it's so important to today's children. Yet she offers more than theory, filling the pages with real-life examples.
- The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted
Kids, : How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your
Sally Yahnke Walker, Ph.D.
"What does it mean to be 'gifted'? What's good and not-so-good about being identified as gifted? How can parents make sure their gifted children get the learning opportunities they need? How can parents cope with the unique challenges gifted kids present?"
- Tengo Un Hijo Superinteligente Como Le Ayudo: Guia De
Supervivencia Para Padres De Ninos Superdotados / The Survival
Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids (Spanish Edition) (Sally Yahnke
Walker), 2004, Panorama Mexico, Available from Amazon starting
at $27.25, ISBN 978-9-683813-45-9
- They Say My Kid's Gifted: Now
F. Richard Olenchak, Ph.D.
1998, Prufrock Press
This handbook offers a jargon-free introduction to working with schools to help ensure a quality education experience for gifted kids. It also offers teachers an excellent resource to recommend to parents seeking more information about gifted education.
- Young, Gifted, and Black: Promoting High
Achievement Among African-American
Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, & Asa Hilliard III
2003, Beacon Press $16.50
Three black educators join forces to focus on improving the educational experiences of African American children in schools. They examine programs in which black students excel and identify the characteristics of teachers that make them successful.