Author(s): Sonia White
This handbook for middle schools and secondary schools will assist teachers, departments or faculty groups and school management to focus upon their planning and provisions for gifted learners.
Sonia White (M. Gifted Ed) is a New Zealand Gifted Education specialist with a long term passion and involvement in gifted education at both primary and secondary school level. She has worked for 8 years as an advisor to schools providing in-service professional development in gifted education through the University of Auckland. Prior to that she was gifted education coordinator for 15 years. Sonia is now a gifted education consultant who works with school management, gifted education coordinators and teachers, providing professional development and mentoring in Primary, Secondary, Intermediate and Middle Schools. Sonia works locally, nationally and internationally in this field. More details about her are available on her website www.giftedconsultant.ac.nz .
Gifted Graduate Profiles -- Characteristics of Gifted Learners -- Curriculum Delivery & Classroom Practice -- Creating DPIs for Gifted Learners -- Curriculum Development -- Critical & Creative Thinking: Models & Tools -- Caring Thinking -- Beyond Blooms: Williams Taxonomy -- Pulling it all together