Resource: Methods and Materials for teaching the gifted (4th ed.)
Website: Methods and Materials for teaching the gifted (4th ed.)
Author: Karnes, F. & Bean, S.
ISBN: ISBN-10: 1593633475; ISBN-13: 978-1593633479
Publisher: Prufrock Press, Inc.
Description: The updated fourth edition of this book is an excellent introduction to gifted education and real-world learning. The chapters of this comprehensive textbook are written by respected leaders in the field of gifted education who review the unique needs of gifted learners and give current information on instructional planning and evaluation, strategies for best practices, and ongoing enhancement and support of gifted programs. Chapters include topics such as differentiated curricular design, extending learning through research, writing challenging instructional units, and developing leadership skills and innovative thinkers. Instructional practices such as problem-based learning, technology literacy, independent study, simulation and gaming, and more are addressed. A special focus is given to using the Gifted Education Programming Standards and Common Core State Standards. The fourth edition provides updated information on funding sources and public relations strategies for gifted education programs. It also includes updated lists of books, teaching materials, websites, and other resources for teachers of the gifted.

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