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Talented : Strategies for Developing the Talent in Every Learner.

Flack, Jerry D. (Author).

Summary:

With the vision that children can learn well and achieve excellence if provided with opportunity and challenge, Flack offers exciting ideas and strategies to identify and develop the unique talents found in each one. These strategies employ the library media specialist and teacher as allies in the talent development process, and they promote the concept of basic skills beyond literacy and numeracy into goal setting, time management, library research, creative and critical thinking, and problem solving. The activities are designed to promote literacy, integrated learning, diversity, and academic excellence. Grades K-12.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780313078354
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2014.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The TalentEd Teacher -- TalentEd Learning Environments -- The Role of the Library Media Specialist -- The Book: TalentEd Curriculum and Activities -- Notes -- A Is for ABC Books -- Prodigious Proverbs -- Alphabet Grids -- Notes -- Teacher Resource -- B Is for Biography -- A Day in the Life of : Learning About the Day You Were Born -- Biography Resources -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- C Is for Creativity Catalogues -- Note -- Teacher Resources -- D Is for Daydreams -- Notes -- E Is for Entrepreneurship -- Entrepreneurship -- Additional Entrepreneurship Activities -- Negotiating -- Negotiation Simulation -- Advertising -- Culminating Activity: Entrepreneurship Magazines -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- Books -- Organizations -- F Is for Fairy Tales -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- G Is for Garbage -- Academic Talent -- Communicating Talent -- Planning Talent -- A Celebrity Trash Drive -- Productive-thinking Talent -- Decision-making Talent -- Forecasting Talent -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- H Is for Hope -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- I Is for Invention -- What Is Innovation? -- Linking Inventing and Problem Solving. -- Mess Finding -- Data Finding -- Problem Finding -- Idea Finding -- Solution Finding -- Acceptance Finding -- What to Invent? -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- J Is for Journals -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- Journals and Diaries -- Books About Journal Writing -- K Is for Kingdoms -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- L Is for Literature -- Fiction with Gifted Characters -- Reading Lists -- Ten Fine Books -- Book Sharing Ideas -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- M Is for Mystery -- Students as Mystery Writers -- Notes -- Suggested Bibliography of Mystery Literature -- Primary Readers -- Intermediate Readers -- Advanced Readers -- N Is for Newspaper -- Positive Self-concept.
Fluency -- Tolerance for Ambiguity -- Flexibility -- Persistence -- Openness to Ideas -- Intuition -- Independence -- Originality -- Expressiveness -- Elaboration -- Intelligence -- Sense of Humor -- Perceptiveness -- Problem Solving -- Notes -- O Is for Olympics -- Activities and Projects -- Olympic Facts -- Ancient Olympics -- Summer Olympics -- Winter Olympics -- Note -- Teacher Resources -- P Is for Pigs, Parody, and Puns -- When Pigs Fly! -- Parody -- Puns -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- Q Is for Questions -- Notes -- R Is for Recipe -- Teacher Resource -- S Is for Service -- Awareness -- Action -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- T Is for (No) Television -- Taming the Beast -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- U Is for Understanding a Word -- V Is for Verse -- Haiku -- Cinquain -- Newspaper Verse -- Diamanté -- Cafeteria Verse -- Imagine Me Verse -- Limericks -- Impression Poems -- Personalized Verse -- Found Verse -- Concrete Poetry -- Notes -- Teacher Resources -- W Is for Writing -- Teacher Resources -- X Is for Classroom eXperts -- Notes -- Y Is for DictionarY and EncYclopedia Stories -- Notes -- Z Is for Zebras and Zoo Stories -- Afterword -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- About the Author.
Summary, etc.:
With the vision that children can learn well and achieve excellence if provided with opportunity and challenge, Flack offers exciting ideas and strategies to identify and develop the unique talents found in each one. These strategies employ the library media specialist and teacher as allies in the talent development process, and they promote the concept of basic skills beyond literacy and numeracy into goal setting, time management, library research, creative and critical thinking, and problem solving. The activities are designed to promote literacy, integrated learning, diversity, and academic excellence. Grades K-12.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subject: Creative thinking -- Study and teaching.
Electronic books. -- local.
Gifted children -- Education.
Motivation in education
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Teaching
Genre: Electronic books.

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