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Author Gross, Miraca U. M.

Title Gifted students in secondary schools : differentiating the curriculum / Miraca U.M. Gross, Bronwyn Sleap, Marilyn Pretorius
Published Sydney : GERRIC, University of New South Wales, 1999


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 MELB  371.950994 Gro/Gsi  AVAILABLE
Description 173 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Concepts of giftedness and talent -- 2. Characteristics of gifted students -- 3. Off-level testing and curriculum compacting -- 4. Principles of curriculum development -- 5. Models of curriculum development - Maker -- 6. Models of curriculum development - Bloom/Krathwohl -- 7. Models of curriculum development - Kaplan -- 8. Models of curriculum development - Taylor -- 9. Models of curriculum development - Williams -- 10. Developing units of work -- 11. Evaluating a unit of work -- 12. Putting it all together: an example of a unit or work -- 13. More sample activities -- 14. Cross-curricular units of work -- Appendix: GERRIC resources and proforma models
Summary This comprehensive text provides an easy-to-follow blue-print for developing exciting and challenging curriculum units for gifted and highly able students in Years 7-12. Includes information on differentiating the secondary school syllabus to extend and challenge gifted children. Contains 800 enrichment and extension activities
Analysis Gifted students
Secondary education
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references
Notes Donated by the Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia GTC Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia
Subject Gifted children -- Education (Secondary) -- Curricula -- Australia.
Gifted children -- Education -- Australia.
Gifted children -- Education (Secondary) -- Australia.
Author Sleap, Bronwyn, 1958-
Pretorius, Marilyn, 1953-
University of New South Wales. Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre
ISBN 0733405177 paperback