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Walker, Sally Yahnke 1942-

Works: 11 works in 43 publications in 5 languages and 1,828 library holdings
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The survival guide for parents of gifted kids : how to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child by Sally Yahnke Walker( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Information for parents on gifted children, their education, and problems
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 539 libraries worldwide
Tells how to identify and teach gifted children and provide them with a creative environment
Acceleration for gifted learners, K-5 by Joan F Smutny( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 267 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
Teaching gifted children in today's preschool and primary classrooms : identifying, nurturing, and challenging children ages 4-9 by Joan F Smutny( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 57 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 a
Gifted program coordinator : roles and responsibilities ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The new RtI : Response to Intelligence by Penny Choice( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Guía de supervivencia para padres de niños superdotados : cómo entender, vivir y apoyar a su hijo brillante by Sally Yahnke Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ye xu ni de hai zi shi tian cai : tian fu er tong cheng gong zhi nan = The survival guide for parents of gifted kids by Sally Yahnke Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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1 edition published in 2012 in Korean and held by 1 library worldwide
The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Livewith, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child. Revised & Updated Edition by Sally Yahnke Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Noting the unique skills required of parents with gifted/talented children, this book serves as a "portable support service" for parents who are faced with the overwhelming task of understanding and nurturing their gifted children. The guide describes the history and current models of gifted education, characteristics and needs of gifted children, and problems that may arise. The text includes many checklists and anecdotes, and each chapter is followed by a list of recommended resources for parents. Chapter 1 is a historical summary of the treatment of gifted children in America. Chapter 2 reviews various definitions and ways of identifying giftedness, and notes groups of children whose giftedness is prone to being overlooked. Chapter 3 addresses challenges of living with gifted children and offers advice for parents on endless questions, the gap between a child's intellectual and emotional ages, super sensitivity, and integrating physical activity and relaxation into a child's life. Chapter 4 deals with problems that may arise, particularly overexcitability and perfectionism, and includes a list of ten tip-offs to trouble, followed by ways to help. Chapter 5 describes various kinds of school programs and options for parents who are dissatisfied with the school situation. The final chapter is on advocacy, from the classroom to the state level. The guidebook concludes by answering a list of 15 questions parents ask and providing more resources for parents as well as a bibliography for each chapter. (Kk)
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1 edition published in 2006 in Korean and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Walker, Sally Y.
Yahnke Walker, Sally 1942-
워커, 샐리 얀크 1942-
English (37)
Spanish (2)
Korean (2)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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