Gifted students require a curriculum that intentionally aligns
with their advanced abilities to ensure engagement at the appropriate level of
intensity and depth.
Introduction to Curriculum Design in
Gifted Education offers
an in-depth exploration of curriculum development for the gifted. Included are
the general foundations of good curriculum design, a survey of curriculum
models appropriate for gifted learners, an examination of design considerations
across content areas, a detailed analysis of the role assessment has in the
curriculum development process and an exploration of trends and future
directions of curriculum development for the gifted.
Each chapter is authored by experts with considerable knowledge
pertaining to curriculum implications for gifted students and is written with
the practitioner in mind to facilitate effective implementation.
This text is an essential addition to the library of any educator
seeking to create new and/or adapt existing curriculum to better address the
interests and abilities of gifted students.