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Growing up gifted : developing the potential of children at school and at home / Barbara Clark.

Growing up gifted : developing the potential of children at school and at home / Barbara Clark.
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Record Number 17205
ISBN 9780132620666 (casebound)
0132620669 (casebound)
Location 371.95 CLA
Author Clark, Barbara, 1931-
Title Growing up gifted : developing the potential of children at school and at home / Barbara Clark. [BOOK]
Edition 8th edition.
Published Boston : Pearson, c2013.
Collation xvi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note Previous edition.: 2008.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Note Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE Understanding the Gifted Learner -- ch. 1 Who Are the Gifted Learners? -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Ideas about Intelligence -- The Behavioral Concept of Intelligence -- The Concept of Intelligence as a Process within the Brain -- The Development of Intelligence -- Nature Plus Nurture -- The Gifted Brain -- Intelligence, Gifted, and Talented: Definitions -- Intelligence -- Gifted, Giftedness -- Gifted and Talented -- Talent and Talent Development -- A Declaration of the Educational Rights of the Gifted Child -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 2 Developing Giftedness -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Families and Gifted Children -- Siblings of Gifted Children -- Family Support for School -- Characteristics of Gifted Children -- Highly and Profoundly Gifted Individuals -- The Beginnings of Giftedness: Birth through 2 Years -- Prenatal and Perinatal Interaction -- From Birth through 3 Months --
Contents note continued: From 4 Months through 10 Months -- From 11 Months through 2 Years -- A Responsive Learning Environment for Early Learning -- Early Childhood: Ensuring the Development of High Potential -- The Preschool Experience -- Adolescence: Supporting Uniqueness -- The Physical Transition -- The Intellectual Transition -- The Social-Emotional Transition -- The Intuitive Transition -- The Cross-Cultural Development of Identity in the Gifted Adolescent -- The Brain and Our Electronic World -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 3 Supporting Social-Emotional Growth of Gifted Learners -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Children -- Emotional Intelligence and Giftedness -- Social-Emotional Characteristics of Gifted Learners -- Locus of Control -- Competition -- Perfectionism -- Social-Emotional Well-Being of Gifted Children -- The Self-Concept of the Gifted Child -- Labeling Gifted Children --
Contents note continued: The Moral Development of Gifted Learners -- Attitudes of Society, Teachers, and Other School Personnel -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 4 Integrating Creativity and Giftedness -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Views of the Concept of Creativity -- Creativity as a Part of Giftedness -- The Cognitive or Rational View of Creativity -- The Affective or Emotional-Social View of Creativity -- The Physical/Sensing View of Creativity -- The Intuitive View of Creativity -- The Holistic View of Creativity: Integrating the Views -- Characteristics and Abilities Commonly Found in Creative Individuals -- Rational Characteristics -- Affective Characteristics -- Physical Characteristics -- Intuitive Characteristics -- Creativity as a Process -- Developing Creativity -- Conditions That Enhance the Development of Creativity -- Conditions That Inhibit the Development of Creativity -- Measuring Creativity -- Measures of Performance --
Contents note continued: Measures of Products -- Problems in Measuring Creativity -- Review of Important Ideas -- pt. TWO Educating the Gifted Learner -- ch. 5 Providing Appropriate Education for Gifted Learners -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- The Mission of and the Rationale for Gifted Education and Talent Development -- A Mission of Excellence and Equity -- A Rationale -- Excellence, Equity, and Gifted and Talented Learners -- Interest in the Education of Gifted and Talented Learners -- Barriers to Appropriate Gifted Education and Talent Development -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 6 Assessing and Identifying Gifted Learners -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Recognizing Giftedness -- Different Approaches to Recognizing Giftedness -- Issues That Make Identification Difficult -- The Process of Identifying Gifted Students: Search, Screen, and Identify -- An Inclusive Search -- Effective Screening -- Equitable Identification and Placement --
Contents note continued: Identification: Assessing Intelligence, Abilities, and Aptitudes -- Traditional and Nontraditional Assessments -- Alternative, Authentic, and Performance-Based Assessment -- Assessment of Intelligence, Ability, and Aptitude by Program Categories -- A Summary of the Identification Process -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 7 Being Culturally Responsive and Gender Sensitive -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Multicultural Education and Giftedness -- Global Education -- Racially and Ethnically Diverse Gifted Populations -- Learning Differences among and between Racial and Ethnic Cultures -- Choosing Teachers for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Gifted Learners -- The Choice between Academic Achievement and Cultural Affiliation -- Identifying Gifted Learners from Culturally Diverse Populations -- Search and Screen for Giftedness among Students in Culturally Diverse Populations --
Contents note continued: Underrepresentation of Culturally Diverse Groups in the Gifted Population: The Cultural Achievement Gap -- The Discrimination Theory -- The Distribution Theory -- Economically Disadvantaged Gifted Learners: The Culture of Poverty, the Socioeconomic Achievement Gap -- Learning Differences -- Intervention -- Gender and Giftedness -- Gender Characteristics That Affect Learning -- Issues Regarding Gifted Females -- Issues Regarding Gifted Males -- The Special Needs of Gifted Students Who Are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgendered (GLBT) -- Review of Important Ideas -- ch. 8 Including Exceptionality and Underachievement -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Gifted Learners with Disabilities -- Characteristics of Gifted Children with Disabilities -- Identification of Gifted Children with Disabilities -- Education for Gifted Children with Disabilities -- Underachievement and Gifted Students -- Characteristics of Underachieving Gifted Students --
Contents note continued: Causes of Underachievement among Gifted Students -- Prevention and Remediation of Underachievement -- Review of Important Ideas -- pt. THREE Delivering Effective Programs and Services for Gifted Learners -- ch. 9 Exploring Programs, Models, Structures, and Organizations for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Programs, Models, and Practices for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners -- Programs Organized by Level of Involvement -- Programs Found in a Full-Inclusion Classroom -- Administrative and Curricular Modifications Used in Gifted and Talented Education Programs -- Enrichment -- Acceleration -- Grouping by Ability and Need -- Models and Structures Used to Support Gifted Learners -- Conceptual Frameworks -- Educational Models -- Program Organizations for Gifted Learners in Elementary School -- Regular Classrooms -- Individualized Classrooms -- Special Classes -- Special Schools --
Contents note continued: Adjunct Programs -- Program Organizations for Gifted Learners in Middle School and High School -- Early Admission Programs -- Core Academic Classes -- Group Seminars -- Honors Classes -- Mini-Course Structure -- School-within-a-School -- Governor's Schools -- Advanced Placement Program -- International Baccalaureate Program -- Secondary Triad Model -- Autonomous Learner Model -- Purdue Secondary Model -- Accelerated College Enrollment and Early Entrance Programs -- Johns Hopkins University's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth -- The High School@Moorpark College (HS@MC) -- Organizing for Optimal Development -- The Response to Intervention (Rt1) Model for Gifted Learners -- The Integrative Education Model: Using Brain Research to Optimize Learning in Elementary and Secondary Classrooms -- Homeschooling: An Alternative Approach for Elementary and Secondary Gifted Learners -- Review of Important Ideas --
Contents note continued: ch. 10 Developing Effective Programs for Gifted and Talented Education -- Ideas We Have Had/Ideas Research Supports -- Developing Effective Programs for Gifted and Talented Education -- Seven Actions Needed to Develop an Effective GATE Program -- Standards for the Gifted and Talented Education Program -- Teachers of Gifted Learners at School -- Abilities, Values, and Characteristics of Teachers of Gifted Students -- Teacher Education and Certification -- The Coordinator of the Gifted and Talented Education Program -- The Gifted and Talented Education Program Advisory Committee -- The Importance of Support for Effective Programs -- Gaining the Support of Teachers -- Gaining the Support of Parents -- Gaining the Support of the Administrator -- Counselors and School Psychologists as Support Personnel -- Gaining the Support of the Community -- Assessment and Evaluation of Programs and Services -- Evaluating Program Effectiveness --
Contents note continued: Evaluating Teaching and Learning -- Grading Gifted Learners -- Reflect and Reform: The Final Step to Optimizing Learning and Maintaining an Effective GATE Program -- Review of Important Ideas.
Summary Note Written by an internationally-known expert, this text explores who gifted learners are, how they become gifted, and discusses methods used to support their learning, growth, and development. Grounded in the latest research on brain function, this edition considers how these new findings can improve teaching tools and learning experiences for gifted students. Revised chapters address culturally responsive teaching, alternative environments, and various models for gifted education. Building on its trusted reputation, this edition helps readers understand intelligence, create environments that maximize gifts and talents, and implement services that develop the potential of gifted learners.
Topical Term Gifted children -- Education -- United States
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