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Engaging and Challenging Curriculum: Supporting Advanced and Gifted Learners Jennifer G. Beasley

Engaging and Challenging Curriculum: Supporting Advanced and Gifted Learners

Jennifer G. Beasley

Published May 26th 2015
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43 pages
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The need for a shared vision concerning challenging curriculum for all learners must be a priority in the field of education. When it comes to meeting the needs of gifted learners specifically, this vision is currently clouded. With the advent ofMoreThe need for a shared vision concerning challenging curriculum for all learners must be a priority in the field of education. When it comes to meeting the needs of gifted learners specifically, this vision is currently clouded. With the advent of Common Core State Standards adoption in many states, a new conversation has ignited over meeting the needs of students with gifts and talents for whom the “standard” curriculum is not a good fit. In this NAGC Select Publication the current state of curriculum standards in the United States will be outlined followed by the current state of curriculum standards appropriate for advanced learners. Following this introduction, key features of challenging curriculum as defined by researchers in the field of gifted will be discussed. The publication will conclude by discussing the future state of curriculum for the gifted including how to practically create, select, and implement challenging curriculum. Also included in this publication: a copy of the NAGC Curriculum Rubric, reference of past curriculum award winning units, a complete reference list of current research and literature in curriculum for the gifted and talented.