I'M NOT JUST GIFTED: SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL CURRICULUM FOR GUIDING GIFTED CHILDREN
2015 TAGT Legacy Book Award Recipient
What does it mean to be a successful person? What traits and characteristics define successful people? Why do gifted children, in particular, need a robust social-emotional curriculum to maximize their potential? These questions and more are explored in this guide to helping gifted children in grades 4-7 as they navigate the complicated social and emotional aspects of their lives. This curriculum is designed to help gifted children explore their giftedness, develop resiliency, manage their intensities, face adversities and tough situations, and cultivate their talents and passions. Including lesson plans, worksheets, and connections to Common Core State Standards, I'm Not Just Gifted is the practical guide necessary for anyone serving and working with gifted children.
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING . . .
"Even used sporadically, the lessons in this book would be valuable in building classroom community and individual responsibility with ANY groups of middle grades students. This book is a welcome resource to any teacher determined to make education relevant and meaningful to this generation."
"This book includes detailed and engaging lesson plans, worksheets, graphic organizers, and lists of resources needed to implement each lesson. Ideas in this resource provide avenues to opening effective and meaningful dialogue with students about issues, including self-esteem, healthy friendships, decision making, and academic learning preferences."
Gifted Child Today
"This is a must have if you are going to teach social and emotional skills. It is the best."