Books & Multimedia


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.

Multimedia Package 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 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 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 Look for the download code in the Table of Contents of any of our books. 
  • 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. 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  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.
Super Sentences by Susan Winebrenner.

Available online.
$ 15

This vocabulary building book is for anyone who loves words and their histories.
The 22 sentences are at two levels to challenge students in all grades.
Teachers buy it to challenge their “logophiles”.  Parents buy it for hours of fun at home.

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