Seeking a more comprehensive vision for gifted education, this
book offers a modern vision of programs and services for gifted and talented
students. Beyond Gifted Education:
Designing and Implementing Advanced Academic Programs provides the first
comprehensive look at designing and implementing F–12 advanced academic student
Written by four leading experts in the field, Beyond Gifted Education reviews the current range of traditional
gifted education practices and policies. Then, the book offers the concerned
gifted program coordinator or school administrator a more expansive approach to
educating gifted learners. The authors lead readers through the process of
identifying needs, responding with programming and then finding students who
are well-suited for and would benefit from advanced academic programming.
Detailed examples walk the reader through real-world scenarios and
programs common to the F–12 gifted coordinator on topics such as cluster
grouping, acceleration and increasing diversity. Throughout the book,
connections are made to Common Core State Standards, Response to Intervention
and a wealth of outside research in order to support ideas.