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Smutny, Joan F.

Works: 47 works in 135 publications in 3 languages and 6,897 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LC3993.22, 371.95
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Publications about Joan F Smutny
Publications by Joan F Smutny
Most widely held works by Joan F Smutny
Your gifted child : how to recognize and develop the special talents in your child from birth to age seven by Joan F Smutny( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Teaching young gifted children in the regular classroom : identifying, nurturing, and challenging ages 4-9 by Joan F Smutny( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and French and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Tells how to identify and teach gifted children and provide them with a creative environment
Designing and developing programs for gifted students by Joan F Smutny( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Designing and Developing Programs for Gifted Students presents the insights and experience of practitioners in the field of gifted education to explore how gifted programs work, what they can do for families, and the steps others have taken to develop successful programs in different environments. This joint publication with the National Association for Gifted Children provides readers with the information and tools necessary for designing and developing gifted programmes in any school district. The chapters are compiled in such a way to be accessible by researchers, non-specialists, teachers and administrators. Gifted programmes are a lot of work and often require great vision and resiliency to sustain, however, they have the potential to change lives. When managed and developed properly, gifted programmes can create changes in their students that endure beyond the length of the programme. Children can begin to take hold of their own talents when they gain confidence in themselves and their interests. Families can assume a stronger leadership role in advocating for the needs of their children once they understand what practical steps they can take and how to take them. Designing a
Education of the gifted : programs and perspectives by Joan F Smutny( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
This book provides an overall perspective to program development for gifted children and youth. The approaches used draw on many theories, points of view, and program structures. Chapter titles are as follows: "Identification of the Gifted,""Strategies for Teaching the Gifted,""Organizing the Gifted Program,""Building Support for the Gifted Program,""Preschool Gifted Children,""Gifted Girls: a Population at Risk,""Serving Special Populations of the Gifted,""Serving Gifted Minority and Disadvantaged Students,""Gifted Programs for Secondary School Students," and "Evaluating Gifted Programs." In addition to references which accompany each chapter, a gifted education bibliography lists approximately 120 items. Appendixes list national organizations serving the gifted, professional journals on the gifted, and state education departments' gifted education programs. (Jdd)
A thoughtful overview of gifted education by Judy W Eby( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Differentiating for the young child : teaching strategies across the content areas (K-3) by Joan F Smutny( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Designed to help teachers meet the diverse needs of young children, this book offers differentiated strategies for promoting intellectual discovery and creative thinking across key disciplines
Stand up for your gifted child : how to make the most of kids' strengths at school and at home by Joan F Smutny( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
This text is designed to enable parents to become powerful advocates for their gifted children at school and at home. Chapters 1 through 5 focus on becoming an advocate at home. Chapter 1 discusses three broad characteristics of giftedness, the difference between bright and gifted children, and other dimensions of giftedness. Chapter 2 provides a checklist of questions designed to help parents identify their child's unique abilities, talents, and learning styles, as well as the best way to meet individual learning needs. The following chapter describes strategies that parents can use to help their child cope with friendships, family, and feelings of anxiety and perfectionism. Chapters 4 and 5 discuss the importance of discipline and of providing a haven for learning in and around your home. Chapters 6 through 9 focus on advocacy at school and describe how gifted children are identified, educational programs for gifted students, arranging conferences with the teacher, and searching out other educational options. Chapters 10 through 12 focus on community advocacy and address participating in parent organizations, taking your case to the school board and to the state, and taking care of yourself. (Contains 68 references.) (Cr)
Igniting creativity in gifted learners, K-6 : strategies for every teacher by Joan F Smutny( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Provide exciting, enriching learning experiences for gifted students through proven strategies from master teachers! With contributions from experienced educators, this book helps elementary school teachers use creative methods to enhance gifted students' learning and stimulate higher-level thinking, discovery, and invention. Linked to curriculum standards, the numerous ready-to-use strategies, activities, and examples help teachers: Inspire students in reading, writing, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts Tie creative processes to learning outcomes Incorporate tec
Gifted girls by Joan F Smutny( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Gifted education : promising practices by Joan F Smutny( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Acceleration for gifted learners, K-5 by Joan F Smutny( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
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 students
The young gifted child : potential and promise : an anthology by Joan F Smutny( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Forty-one papers on young gifted children are grouped in sections on identification, special populations, parenting, social/emotional needs, and education. The papers are: "The Beginnings of Giftedness: Optimizing Early Learning" (Clark); "Identifying the Gifted Infant" (Gelbrich); "Seeking Advanced Potentials: Developmentally Appropriate Procedures for Identification" (Kingore); "a Sensibility Approach To Identifying and Assessing Young Gifted Children" (Fisher); "Identification and Nurturing of Precocious Children in Early Childhood" (Feldhusen/Feldhusen); "The Importance of Early Identification of Gifted Children and Appropriate Educational Intervention" (Sisk); "Talent among Children Who Are Economically Disadvantaged or Culturally Different" (Torrance); "Developing the Potential of Young Gifted Children from Low-Income and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds" (Kitano/Perez); "Targeting Potentially Talented and Gifted Minority Students for Academic Achievement" (Brooks); "Early Childhood Giftedness among the Rural Poor" (Spicker/Southern); "Beginning Brilliance" (Tolan); "Creativity and Underachievement" (Rimm); "The Gifted-Learning-Disabled Child: In Need of an Integrative Education" (Wingenbach); "Gifted Special Populations: Overcoming Hindrances, Developing Gifts" (Sanders); "Gifted Girls" (Veenker/Veenker); "Enjoying and Encouraging the Young Gifted Child" (Perry); "Successful Parenting" (Walker); "Tips for Parents of Infants and Toddlers" (Potter); "Keeping Curiosity Alive" (Halsted); "From the Beginning: Parents as Teachers and Home as a Reading Resource" (Hildebrand); "Parents of Gifted Children: Sheep in Wolves' Clothing?" (Riggs); "Helping Young Gifted Children Reclaim Their Strengths" (LeVine/Kitano); "Complexities of Giftedness: Dabrowski's Theory" (Meckstroth); "Psychosocial Development of Gifted Children" (Perrone); "Facilitating the Interest Themes of Young Bright Children" (Cohen); "Social/Emotional Considerations in Young Gifted Children" (Knopper); "The Role of the Pediatrician" (Hoelscher); "Educationally Dynamic Environments for Young Gifted Children" (Shaklee); "Creating the Most Enabling Environment for Young Gifted Children" (Belgrad); "The Education of Talented Young Children in the Context of School Reform" (Cummings/Piirto); "Conceptual Models: Their Role in Early Education for the Gifted and Talented Child" (Cohen/Jipson); "The Cline Cube: Integrating Models of Gifted Education" (Cline); "The World of the Young Gifted Child Viewed through Open Systems Concepts" (Hollingsworth); "Designing a Preschool Program for the Gifted and Talented" (Hanninen); "Planning Curriculum for Young Gifted Children" (Vydra/Leimbach); "Cultivating Creative Thinking Abilities in Young Children" (Stanish); "Curriculum for the Young Gifted Child" (Meininger); "From Theory to Practice: a Project for Young Creatively Gifted Children from Economically Disadvantaged Backgrounds" (McCallister/Nash); "Developing Talent in Young Learners with Picture Books" (Baum); "Appropriate Educational Programs for the Young Gifted Child: Curricular Concerns" (Jipson); and "Technology-Based Instruction for Young Gifted Children" (Berger/McIntire). (Individual papers contain references.) (Db)
Differentiated instruction by Joan F Smutny( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Underserved gifted populations : responding to their needs and abilities ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Teaching advanced learners in the general education classroom : doing more with less! by Joan F Smutny( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 libraries worldwide
This volume provides helpful methods for challenging gifted students who need more than the regular curriculum can provide. It offers practical tools, including: tips for using existing resources and potential; a progression from simpler to more complex adjustments for advanced learners; specific lessons for language arts, math, science, social studies, and the arts. The authors' strategies can be tailored to benefit students of varying abilities
Creative strategies for teaching language arts to gifted students (K-8) by Joan F Smutny( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Discovering and developing talents in Spanish-speaking students by Joan F Smutny( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This book provides teachers and leaders with the skills needed to uncover each child's abilities and boost achievement for Spanish-speaking students. It shows how to recognize students' unique strengths; identify and develop the gifts of bilingualism and different cultures; create challenging learning experiences for every student in the class; adapt tools and strategies to meet each learner's unique needs; and connect with parents and the greater Spanish-speaking community
Teaching gifted children in today's preschool and primary classrooms : identifying, nurturing, and challenging children ages 4-9 by Joan F Smutny( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies and techniques help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate and extend the curriculum, assess and document students’ development, and build partnerships with parents. Individual chapters focus on early identification, curriculum compacting, social studies, language arts, math and science, cluster grouping, social-emotional development, and finding and supporting giftedness in diverse populations. The text includes current information on brain research and learning; rigor and complexity; and integrating creativity, the arts, and higher-level thinking in accordance with learning goals. Scenarios and vignettes take readers into teachers’ classrooms. The book includes extensive references and resources to explore. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book. -- Provided by publisher
Ru he jiao chu zi you er by Joan F Smutny( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Integrating the arts into the curriculum for gifted students by Joan F Smutny( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Franklin Smutny, Joan
Smutny, Joan Franklin
Smutny, John F.
English (91)
Chinese (5)
French (1)
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