Social-emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students

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  • Copyright: 2008-10-15
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Inc
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Social-Emotional Curriculum With Gifted and Talented Students provides a thorough introduction to methods for developing social-emotional curricula for use with gifted and talented learners in the school setting. Including overviews of strategies that work for implementing social-emotional needs in the everyday curricula, this book, part of the Critical Issues in Equity and Excellence series, a joint publication project of the National Association for Gifted Children and Prufrock Press, combines research and experience from leading scholars in the field of the affective needs of gifted students in a convenient guide for teachers, administrators, and gifted education program directors. The book covers theories to guide affective curricula, the needs of minority students, models to develop social-emotional curricula, tips for counseling gifted students, and strategies to promote the social-emotional needs of gifted students, along with discussions of suicide prevention among this population, the use of bibliotherapy and discussion groups, and the teacher-counselor connection in affective curricula. This handy guide to developing social-emotional curricula for gifted students is a necessity for anyone serving and working with this population.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Theories to Guide Affective: Curriculum Developmentp. 11
Creating a Life: Orchestrating a Symphony of Self, a Work Always in Progressp. 41
Operation Houndstooth: A Positive Perspective on Developing Social Intelligencep. 79
Affective Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learnersp. 113
Counseling Gifted Students From Non-White Racial Groups: Conceptual Perspectives and Practical Suggestionsp. 133
Addressing Social-Emotional and Curricular Needs of Gifted African American Adolescentsp. 153
Focusing on Where They Are:A Clinical Perspectivep. 193
The Role of the Arts in the Socioemotional Development of the Giftedp. 227
Guiding Gifted Teenagers to Self-Understanding Through Biographyp. 259
Discussion Groups as a Component of Affective Curriculum for Gifted Studentsp. 289
Preventing Suicide Among Students With Gifts and Talentsp. 321
Professional Development for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Childrenp. 345
Creating Gifted Lives: Concluding Thoughtsp. 361
About the Editorsp. 373
About the Authorsp. 375
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