Books & Multimedia

BY SUSAN WINEBRENNER

Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom
Book with CD-ROM
Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use
(Revised & Updated 3rd Edition)
Susan Winebrenner, M.S., and Dina Brulles, Ph.D.


NOW Available. 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 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 and creative thinking skills
  • addressing gifted kids with special needs
The included CD-ROM provides a PowerPoint presentation, all of the reproducible forms from the book, and many additional extension menus in several subject areas, ready to customize and print for classroom use. Already a perennial best seller, this guide’s third edition is sure to be welcomed with open arms by teachers everywhere.

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 mixedability classroom, cluster classroom, gifted-education classroom, resource room, or another setting.
The package includes:

Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom Professional Development Multimedia Package
  • 120-minute DVD featuring top-selling authors Susan Winebrenner and Dina Brulles along with actual classroom teaching sessions that illustrate key strategies from the book
  • A CD-ROM containing all of the customizable reproducible forms from the book along with an introductory PowerPoint presentation
  • 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.)
In addition to discussion and modeling of pivotal teaching strategies, the resource covers 21st century learning, assessment, technology, RTI, and schoolwide cluster grouping.

The Cluster Grouping Handbook

by Susan Winebrenner,Dina Brulles
$ 40

The definitive guide to planning, implementing, and evaluating schoolwide cluster grouping to ensure continuous academic progress for students at every level.  Includes CD ROM.

An internet based course which demonstrates the Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model is available from Knowledge Delivery Systems at www.kdsi.org


Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom:

Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Challenge and Motivate Struggling Students
<>by Susan Winebrenner.
Published by Free Spirit Publishing

$ 40
Includes CD ROM

This book is a gold-mine of proven, practical ways to help students with any type of "Learning Difficulties" succeed in school without watering down content, lowering expectations, or depriving other students of your time and attention. Covered topics include: learning styles, language literacy, science, math, social studies, behavior problems, and more.  All grades.

A multimedia package is available for this book that provides a year long site based professional development program for your staff. Each package contains a video disc that demonstrates the strategies in the books in actual classrooms. A Discussion Leader's Guide, written by Susan Winebrenner, is also provided.

Teaching Young Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom

by Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Yahnke, Ph.D. Walker, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth

$ 40
Includes CD ROM



Differentiating Content for Gifted Learners
in Grades 6–12

Published by Free Spirit Publishing
$ 22

A CD-ROM of Customizable Extensions Menus and Study Guides. The CD contains about 120 interactive extension menus and 12 study guides in 10 different subject areas. Teachers will no longer have to search for ideas for extension activities - the CD contains most of what is needed.

 

Super Sentences by Susan Winebrenner.

Super Sentences is published by Creative Learning Press.
$ 15

This vocabulary building book is for kids who love words! It contains 22 SUPER SENTENCES at two levels of difficulty. successfully used in classroom situations to provide a challenging activity in vocabulary that includes all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Grades 2-Adult. 

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