Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom by Susan
Winebrenner and Lisa Kiss.
Originally published in 1996, this totally
revised third edition is completely compatible with present expectations
regarding the Common Core or any other curriculum. The book brings to life
the authors’ firm beliefs that if students are not learning in the way you
are teaching them, find a more appropriate method, so you can teach them
the way they learn. With the book in hand, you will find a code in the
Table of Contents to access the information online that was formerly in a
CD format in the inside back cover of the book.
Special Emphasis on:
- Active learning for all students
- Optimizing the application of resources in technology
- Making at least one year’s academic progress yearly
- Using assessments to support learning
- Improving students’ executive functioning skills
- Learning success for students on the autism spectrum
- Teaching students to consistently choose appropriate behaviors
Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom
Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use
(Revised & Updated 3rd Edition)
Susan Winebrenner, M.S., and Dina Brulles, Ph.D.
Fully revised and
updated for a new generation of educators, this “orange bible” is the definitive
guide to meeting the learning needs of gifted students in the mixed-abilities
classroom—seamlessly and effectively with minimal preparation time. For
years, teachers have turned to this book daily to ensure their gifted students
in all classroom settings are getting the opportunities they need and deserve.
Included are proven, practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step
instructions for how to use them. This new edition of Teaching Gifted Kids
in Today’s Classroom provides information on:
- Compacting strategies for all subject areas
- using technology for accelerated learning
- managing cluster grouping
- increasing curriculum rigor
- improving assessments
- boosting critical, creative, and problem solving skills
- addressing gifted kids with special needs
Already a perennial best seller, this guide’s third edition is sure to
be welcomed with open arms by teachers everywhere.
provides school-based Book Study or PLC group meetings
Schools will get the benefit of in-person author workshops for a fraction
of the cost with this comprehensive professional development resource. Teachers
will be introduced to proven, practical classroom strategies for meeting
the needs of gifted learners, whether they work in a mixed ability classroom,
cluster classroom, gifted-education classroom, resource room, or another
| The package
- 120 minute DVD featuring top-selling authors Susan Winebrenner and
Dina Brulles, along with actual classroom teaching segments in Grades K-8
that illustrate key strategies from the book
- The downloadable CD is available without cost to people who have
the book in hand from freespirit.com.
Look for the download code in the Table of Contents of any of our books.
In addition to discussion and modeling of pivotal teaching strategies,
the resource covers 21st century learning, assessment, technology, RTI, and
schoolwide cluster grouping.
- Facilitator and Discussion Leader Guide that directs users through
the book and the video as they use these in study groups or other forms of
staff development (softcover, spiral bound,
8” x 11”, 96 pp.)
Cluster Grouping Handbook
Susan Winebrenner,Dina Brulles
The definitive guide
to planning, implementing, and evaluating schoolwide cluster grouping to
ensure continuous academic progress for students at every level. With
the book in hand, you will find a code in the Table of Contents to access
the information online that was formerly in a CD format in the inside back
cover of the book.
An internet based course
which demonstrates the Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model is available from
Knowledge Delivery Systems at www.kdsi.or
The CD on Differentiating Content
is presently out of publication.
In 2016 it will be replaced by a book on the
same topic, the title of which will be Differentiating Instruction for Gifted
Learners: A Case Studies Approach , By Dina Brulles, Ph.D, Karen Brown
and Susan Winebrenner, M.S .
The publisher is Prufrockpress.com
You may start watching their website in late in February or March of 2016
to see when it will be available. You may even be able to get on a
list to order an advanced copy.