These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate curriculum, assess and document students’ development, and build partnerships with parents. Chapters focus on early identification, curriculum compacting, social studies, language arts, math and science, cluster grouping, social-emotional development, and giftedness in diverse populations. Includes real-life scenarios and extensive annotated resources. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book.
Authors: Joan Franklin Smutney, M.A., Sally Yahnke Walker, Ph.D., Ellen I. Honeck, Ph.D.
Publisher: Free Spirit
Audience: Teachers, grades preK–3
Pages: 248, paperback