Cases on Instructional Technology in Gifted and Talented Education, 1st Edition

  • Lesia Lennex
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  • ISBN-10: 1466664908
  • ISBN-13: 9781466664906
  • DDC: 371.95
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 585 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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As new classroom resources are developed, educators strive to incorporate digital media advancements into their curriculum to provide an enriched learning experience for students with exceptional intelligence, as well as students in need of supplementary instruction. Though the resources exist, their effective use in the classroom is currently lacking. Cases on Instructional Technology in Gifted and Talented Education provides educators with real-life examples and research-based directions for the use of digital media resources in classrooms at all academic levels. This reference work will appeal to educators and researchers interested in enriching P-12 classrooms in order to extend student learning and promote effective e-learning in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
What is Giftedness?.
1: Defining the Undefinable: What Does It Mean to be Gifted?.
2: Historical Overview of Adult Gifted Education in the United States.
Science and the Gifted/Talented Student.
3: Using Technology to Teach Gifted Students in a Heterogeneous Classroom.
4: Integrating Educational Robotics to Enhance Learning for Gifted and Talented Students.
5: VoiceThread and iPad Apps Supporting Biological Change Concept.
6: To Boldly Go: Instructional Technology and Environmental Science.
7: Showcasing the Creative Talents in Science of the Academically Less Inclined Students through a Values-Driven Toy Storytelling Project.
Arts and Humanities and the Gifted/Talented Student.
8: Creating Our World: An Art Program for Alternative School Students.
9: From Student to Author: Engaging Gifted Learners in the National Novel Writing Month Young Writers Program.
10: Culturally Relevant Applications of Digital Audio Workstations in the Heterogeneous GT Classroom.
Voices from the Schools.
11: Imovies and Gifted Grouping.
12: Motivational Video for State Testing.
Teacher Training.
13: Differentiating through Technology for Gifted Students.
14: Differentiation 2.0: Using the Tools of Technology to Meet the Needs of All Learners.
15: School Activities with New Dot Code Handling Multimedia.
16: Designing Instruction for Future Gifted Science Teachers.
Teacher Education.
17: A Case Study of Distance Education for Informatics Gifted Students.
18: Gifted Education and One Case Solution through E-Learning in Japan.
19: The Role of Technology in Providing Effective Gifted Education Services in Clustered Classrooms.
20: Instructional Technology and the Nature of the Gifted and Talented.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.