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Acceleration for gifted learners, K-5

Author: Joan Franklin Smutny; Sally Y Walker; Elizabeth A Meckstroth
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This valuable book dispels common myths about acceleration, reviews social/emotional considerations, and provides tools for effectively determining the most appropriate learning options for gifted  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Franklin Smutny; Sally Y Walker; Elizabeth A Meckstroth
ISBN: 9781412925662 1412925665 9781412925679 1412925673
OCLC Number: 474251239
Description: xx, 205 s. : ill
Contents: Acceleration : issues and applications for gifted learners (K-5) --
Acceleration and the K-5 gifted child --
Acceleration in a differentiated classroom --
Acceleration and creativity : closing the gap --
Assessment for accelerated learners --
Appropriate academic-classroom acceleration --
Acceleration of content --
The thinking process --
Product development --
Standards and policy --
Social and emotional aspects of effective acceleration --
Obstacles to acceleration --
Adaptations to personality --
Facilitating acceleration --
Social relationships --
Facilitating acceleration for parents and educators
Responsibility: Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Y. Walker, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth
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"A must-read resource. Parents and teachers will value highly the content of this book on acceleration as they work together to address the needs of children who are gifted and talented." -- Julia Read more...

 
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