Acceleration Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners by Joyce Van Vantassel-baskaAcceleration Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners by Joyce Van Vantassel-baska

Acceleration Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners

byJoyce Van Vantassel-baska, Frances Karnes, Kristen Stephens

Paperback | January 1, 2005

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Acceleration, or the idea that gifted students should be allowed to move more quickly through a subject area, is a practice supported by a wide body of research. However, it can be a challenge to implement. This book focuses on multiple strategies for accelerating gifted children in any school setting.In this concise introduction to the topic, Dr. VanTassel-Baska offers many teacher-friendly ways in which acceleration can be employed in classrooms at all levels and in all subject areas. The author offers specific strategies for identifying candidates for acceleration, programmatic approaches to employ, and teacher strategies to use for content acceleration in the classroom.This is one of the books in Prufrock Press' popular Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education. This series offers a unique collection of tightly focused books that providea concise, practical introduction to important topics concerning the education of gifted children. The guides offer a perfect beginner's introduction to key information about gifted and talented education.Educational Resource
Joyce VanTassel-Baska is Professor Emerita at The College of William and Mary, where she founded the Center for Gifted Education. Formerly she initiated and directed the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. Joyce has also served as state director of gifted programs in Illinois, a regional director, a local coordina...
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Title:Acceleration Strategies for Teaching Gifted LearnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6.12 × 0.19 inPublished:January 1, 2005Publisher:Prufrock Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:159363014X

ISBN - 13:9781593630140

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