Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students

Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students

by Frances Karnes


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With The Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students, educators gain a detailed overview of how they can use the Internet to teach new information, extend students’ learning, and offer exciting opportunities for differentiation. The authors discuss the many ways in which Internet resources might be used and provide tips on connecting with experts and peers, conducting responsible research, evaluating websites, and more. The book’s extensive annotated listing of online resources will make it easy for teachers of gifted kids to plan lessons, enhance students’ understanding of material, and encourage students to pursue their academic and extracurricular interests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593639693
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Recommended Websites in Gifted Education 21

National/International Organizations 22

Information, Research, and Advice 25

Publishers/Products 30

Programs for Students 33

Support Networks 44

Lesson Planning Resources 46

General 46

English, Literacy, and Language Arts 56

Fine and Performing Arts 62

Foreign Languages 68

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) 74

Service Learning 81

Social Studies 85

Independent Study 92

Just for Fun 98

Museums 104

Mentoring 107

Leadership 109

Online Classes 113

Chapter 3 Further Reading 115

References 119

About The Authors 121

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