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Differentiating Content for Gifted Learners in Grades CD-ROM – Audiobook, Aug by Susan Winebrenner M.S. (Author) out of 5 As a gifted coordinator, it is challenging to find significant examples of curriculum extensions for upper grade levels. I happened upon this CD-ROM in our resource library the other day.5/5(1). Featuring classroom scenarios, suggestions for diverse learners, and a variety of lesson ideas, this resource supports the purposeful differentiation of the curriculum across the content areas. A useful guide for all grades, this book will cut through the confusion surrounding what to differentiate and how to Differentiation for Gifted Learners Diane Heacox, Ed.D., and Richard Cash, Ed.D. This guide is designed as a professional development resource and can be used to facilitate a book study or as a learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC). the curriculum for gifted mathematics students and focused on problem solving, cross-curricular con-nections, and processes of mathematics. Using the same mathematical theme that the rest of the class was studying, the activities provided depth for the gifted students by shifting from a computation level to a problem-solving level.
Differentiating curriculum for gifted students This article by Sandra L. Berger discusses how gifted students "need an appropriately differentiated curriculum designed to address their individual characteristics, needs, abilities, and interests. Differentiating the Curriculum for Gifted Learners 2nd Edition. Grade: K; second edition resource focuses on ways that teachers can identify gifted students and how curriculum can be extended, accelerated, and enriched to accommodate gifted children. Tackle the school year with the helpful material in this resource book. With a broad. Effective differentiation for gifted students consists of carefully planned, coordinated learning experiences that extend the core curriculum, combine the curricular strategies of enrichment and acceleration, and integrate instructional strategies that engage learners at appropriate levels of challenge. Gifted learners need differentiated content, process, product, & affectives. Differentiating Instruction for Gifted Learners What it takes to teach gifted learners well begins with the premise that each child should come to school to stretch and grow daily. It includes the expectation that the measure of progress and growth is competition.
Featuring classroom scenarios, suggestions for diverse learners, and a variety of lesson ideas, this resource supports the purposeful differentiation of the curriculum across the content areas. A useful guide for all grades, this book will cut through the confusion surrounding what to . No matter where gifted and talented students obtain their education, they need an appropriately differentiated curriculum designed to address their individual characteristics, needs, abilities, and interests. A program that builds on these characteristics may be viewed as qualitatively (rather than quantitatively) different from the basic curriculum. Principles of Differentiating Up for Gifted Learners: Self-Assessment(page 70). Use this form to check your current level of services and identify where you may want to make adjustments. Chapter 5considers the design of honors and advanced courses at the secondary level. A description of each strategy is followed by a list of behaviors that indicate it is needed. Examples and resources are also provided. The ideas presented here are based on the work of Maker & Nielson in Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Gifted Learners.  Differentiated Curriculum For All and For High Ability Learners.