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Educating Gifted Students in Middle School: A Practical Guide

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Understanding and meeting the needs of gifted students in middle school offers unique challenges. This newly revised and expanded second edition of "Educating Gifted Students in Middle School" updates the practical information about meeting these needs offered in the award-winning 2004 edition. A new chapter on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) areas as

Paperback, 326 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by Prufrock Press
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Gifted students are more advanced than their peers in academic areas and deductive thinking (paraphrased p. 2). They are also able to verbalize their strong feelings versus put things in action.

Susan Rakow uses other research, field studies on the subject and resources to tackle on the practical applications and knowledgeable methods to focus on the gifted child.

During adolescence years, many gifted children prefer the company of their parents and other adults because they find interest in the...more
Dec 24, 2011 Lorraine rated it 3 of 5 stars
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Gifted students are often overlooked in classrooms because teachers have only so much time and only so many resources that the needs of other students often get priority. There is benefit, then, to having a resource to help teachers address the needs of gifted students. What came across to me in this book was that the accomodations required for gifted students are intense and not very realistic in an integrated classroom, which is the reality of most of the places I've taught. How can a person r...more
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