Books & Multimedia

BY SUSAN WINEBRENNER

NEW VERSION OF SUSAN’S BOOK:  Ready NOW!
Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom by Susan Winebrenner and Lisa Kiss, 3rd edition.


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. The downloadable CD is free from freespirit.com and contains all the reproducible forms in the book plus other features.

Special Emphasis on:
  • Active learning for all students
  • Optimizing the application of resources in technology
  • Making at least one year’s academic progress for every school year
  • 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
Free download of CD from freespirit.com
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
Thev free CD ROM, available from freespirit.com includes 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 Multimedia Package provides school-based Book Study or PLC group meetings, 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 DV 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
  • 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 free online access to CD Rom.

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

Teaching Young Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom

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

$ 40
Includes free online access to CD Rom.



Differentiating Content for Gifted Learners
in Grades 6–12

WATCH FOR THIS PRODUCT COMING OUT IN BOOK FORMAT THIS COMING WINTER!

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 - This product contains about 140 interactive extension menus in 10 different subject areas to bring extension activities directly to the teacher for any students who needs more challenging work.

 

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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