Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and Services by Joyce Van Vantassel-baskaServing Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and Services by Joyce Van Vantassel-baska

Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and…

byJoyce Van Vantassel-baska

Paperback | October 1, 2006

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Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and Services provides a concise and thorough introduction to the various types of out-of-school programming recommended and appropriate for gifted and advanced learners. Including overviews of mentoring programs, residential schools, summer opportunities, and distance learning, top scholars in the field of gifted education combine research and experience in this guide toalternative services for teachers, parents, and gifted education program directors.Other programs and services covered include service learning, university-based programs, and competitions. In addition, a much-needed review of the issues concerning programming for diverse youth, options for students from low-income backgrounds, and counseling gifted students to make good out-of-school choices, along with an insightful, insider's look at the culture and lives of gifted students at residential schools, make this handy guide to alternative programs and services a necessity for anyone serving and working with gifted students.
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:Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.02 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 2006Publisher:Prufrock Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1593632118

ISBN - 13:9781593632113

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