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Specialized Schools for High-Ability Leaners: Designing & Implementing Programs
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Specialized Schools for High-Ability Learners: Designing & Implementing Programs in Specialized Schools focuses on educational programming offered in nontraditional, publicly approved, and private settings, with important details about how to serve high-ability learners in specialized schools and deliver schoolwide educational change. Each chapter offers a differentiated resource for educators who are interested in designing and implementing programs in specialized school settings by providing a discussion of the critical components for inclusion in a carefully planned, coherent, and quality-minded K–12 curricular sequence. This book delivers a comprehensive discussion with recommendations for the learning experiences of high-talent students in specialized schools and alternatively approved educational programs. Through relevant research and practical applications, this compendium will help in developing high levels of talent among the next generation of competent critical thinkers.


Specialized Schools for High-Ability Learners is a resource for educators who are designing and implementing programs in a specialized schools setting (Nontraditional, publicly approved, and private). Chapters include discussion of critical components in a coherent K-12 program and recommendations for quality learning experiences of gifted students in specialized schools and alternative educational programs.

Author: Bronwyn MacFarlane Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-1-61821-777-6

Publisher: Prufrock Press, 2018

Paperback, 200 pages