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978-1-60709-455-5 • Hardback • August 2010 • $44.00 • (£34.00)
978-1-60709-457-9 • eBook • October 2010 • $41.50 • (£32.00)
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit has devoted her more than forty-year career to the fair and equitable treatment of all children. She is an adjunct professor and the current field coordinator for gifted studies in the graduate online gifted certification program at the University at Buffalo. She directs the consulting firm of Partners-for-Excellence (www.partners-for-excellence.com) in Rochester, New York, and consults both nationally and internationally with gifted children, their parents, and their school districts.
Chapter 1 Who are the Gifted and Talented?
Chapter 2 Programming & Curriculum Development in Gifted Education
Chapter 3 Perfectionism and Social Emotional Development
Chapter 4 Time Management, Homework Issues & School-Related-Studies (SRS)
Chapter 5 Advocacy
Chapter 6 Gifted Children Speak to Us
'Special education' acquires a new meaning when applied to the gifted child. Callard-Szulgit presents this complex but vital topic in a highly accessible, conversational style that will influence and support the parents and educators of gifted students as well as the students themselves.
— Richard J. Caselli, neurologist, Mayo Clinic
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit is a gifted writer with passion and pathways for bringing parents and educators together to create the best possibilities for a meaningful and productive learning experience for all children. In an era when global citizens and world partnerships are essential to discovering and designing our future workforce for a sustainable and harmonious planet, educators must develop creativity and problem-solving abilities in students in order for them to meet the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
— Jerrie Ueberle, president, Global Interactions, Inc
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit provides parents and educators with down-to-earth sensible, practical, and professionally sound advice and information. Using a unique question-and-answer format that draws on her years of experience in the field, she offers guidance and direction that speaks directly and helpfully to the topics and concerns that are on the minds of many readers. This book will be a valuable resource that you will want to keep readily accessible long after your first reading.
— Donald J. Treffinger, Center for Creative Learning, Sarasota, Florida; former editor of the Gifted Child Quarterly and Parenting for High Potential