GERRIC offers a range of resources, including books, annotated bibliographies and teaching units.
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Miraca Gross, In Her Own Write: A Lifetime in Gifted Education ($49.95)
By Miraca Gross
Miraca Gross, In Her Own Write brings together a collection of Miraca's book chapters and journal articles. These articles centre on the four key themes: the social and emotional development of intellectually gifted students; the highly gifted; issues of equity and social justice, and the employment of, and outcomes of, the various forms of academic acceleration.
Giftedness in Early Childhood, 3rd Edition ($32.95)
By Cathie Harrison
This invaluable text introduces definitions of giftedness and talent, identification and overviews of young gifted children's development in the physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional, and moral spheres. Educational responses to giftedness are addressed, in addition to programming and planning perspectives and practices. Family and parenting concerns and pressures are also discussed. Checklists developed by Professor Michael Sayler of the University of Northern Texas, USA, for use in the identification of young gifted children are included.
Gifted Students in Secondary Schools: Differentiating the Curriculum ($32.95)
By Miraca Gross, Bronwyn MacLeod, and Marilyn Pretorius
This comprehensive text provides and easy-to-follow blueprint for developing exciting and challenging curriculum units for gifted and highly able students in grades 7-12. This book is truly a treasure-chest for teachers, including more than 800 enrichment and extension activities in 13 subject areas. It is already being used by teachers, gifted education consultants, and is used as a curriculum text in gifted education courses in the United States and Australia.
Iowa Accleration Scale (IAS), 2nd Edition
!!!SPECIAL PRICE!!! ($132.00)
The Iowa Accleration Scale (IAS), 2nd Edition is a tool for use by educators, administrators and parents considering whole-grade and single-subject accleration for students in grades K-8. The 2nd Edition of the IAS clarifies appropriate use of ability, aptitude, and acheivement test scores. It also includes new case samples and updates references. the scale is particularly useful for teachers in NSW as it is based on the same research as the NSW Board Studies Guidelines for Accelerated Progressions.
NOTE: A set of 10 Form and Summary and Planning Record is also sold separately ($64.00 a set)
Annotated Bibliographies (Free + postage)
GERRIC's annotated bibliographies, compiled by teachers with postgraduate qualifications in gifted education, summarise key articles, papers and book chapters from international publications. The most influential and pertinent research on the education of gifted students is presented in a readable, accessible format for teachers, administrators, parents and others who want to be aware of current opinion, findings and practice.
1. Parenting Gifted and Talented Children
by Jill leemen
Includes information on parenting practices and attitudes, parenting and family characteristics, understanding giftedness, parent school relationships, and advice and guidance on parenting issues.
2. The Gifted Child in Early Childhood
by Cathie Harrison
includes information on identifying gifted children in the early years, the early reader, play and the young gifted child, the early years of school, early entrance, social and emotional development, and parenting the young child who is gifted.
3. The Academic Acceleration of Intellectually Gifted Children
by Kieran Hannon
Includes information on early school entrance and grade advancement in primary and secondary school, early entry to university, teacher attitudes towards acceleration, social and emotional developments of accelerants, acceleration in rural school settings, and school policies and practical acceleration strategies.