• TAG Teacher Resources

    Professional Publications - Book Recommendations

     

    Topic: Gifted Education Best Practices

    Best Practices in Gifted Education: An Evidence-Based Guide

    by Ann Robinson, Bruce Shore, and Donna Enersen (NAGC publication)

     

    Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use

    by Susan Winebrenner and Dina Brulles

     

    Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning in the 21st Century

    by Richard Cash

     

    Topic: Diverse Populations of Gifted Learners

     

    Bright, Talented, & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners

    By Joy Lawson Davis

     

    Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners from Poverty

    Edited by Joyce L. VanTassle-Baska (NAGC publication)

     

    Removing the Mask: Giftedness in Poverty

    By Paul D. Slocumb and Ruby Payne

     

    Reaching New Horizons: Gifted and Talented Education for

     Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

    by Jaime A. Castellano and Eva I. Diaz

     

    Special Populations in Gifted Education: Working with Diverse Gifted Learners

    by Jaime A. Castellano

     

    Topic: Twice Exceptional Learners

    Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties 
       by Richard Weinfeld, Linda Barnes-Robinson, Sue Jeweler, and Betty Roffman Shevitz

     

    To be Gifted and Learning Disabled 
     by Susan Baum and Steven V. Owen

     

    Helping Gifted Children Soar: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers  
     by Carol Amm Strip and Grechen Hirsch

     

     

    Topic: Gifted Underachievement

    Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity

    By James R. Delisle

     

    Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It

    by Sylvia Rimm

     

    Professional Organizations

    National Association for Gifted Children
    www.nagc.org

     

    Maryland State Department of Education Office for Gifted and Talented 
    410-767-0363
      http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/giftedtalented/  


     Maryland Educators of Gifted Students (MEGS) 
    www.megsonline.net 

     

    Council for Exceptional Children- The Association for the Gifted (CECTAG)
     www.cectag.org


    SENG – Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Students
     http://www.sengifted.org/