Talent Development in School helps educators utilize research-based curriculum and strategies to implement talent development in the classroom. This practical guide:
- Focuses on a talent development model that is centered on teacher learning.
- Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners.
- Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students.
- Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education.
- Is perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators.
Talent Development in School features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning--such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset--affect talent development. Written by experts in the field, this book will become a go-to for professional learning and development.
About the Author
Julie Dingle Swanson, Ed.D., has taught in and coordinated K-12 gifted education programs and directed federal projects for underrepresented gifted students.Meta Van Sickle, Ph.D., is a professor at the College of Charleston. Meta graduated from the University of South Florida with a Ph.D. in 1992.