This newly updated edition provides a solid introduction to curriculum development in gifted and talented education. Written by experts in the field of gifted education, this text uses cutting-edge curriculum design techniques and aligns the core content with national and state standards. In addition to a revision of the original chapters, the second edition contains new chapters on topics such as second language learning, leadership, arts curriculum, and technology. The text identifies the basic principles of curriculum development : accelerated learning within the core content areas, use of higher order process skills, development of creative student products, and concept development and learning. These techniques are incorporated into a chapter on each core content area : language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as world languages and the arts. The final chapters focus on the roles of teachers, program coordinators, and administrators during curriculum design, including selecting resources and materials, aligning curriculum, and assessing student learning. --from back cover.This newly updated edition provides a solid introduction to curriculum development in gifted and talented education.
|Title||:||Content-Based Curriculum for High-Ability Learners|
|Author||:||No Contributor, Joyce VanTassel-Baska|
|Publisher||:||Sourcebooks, Inc. - 2010-07-01|