Making Great Kids Greater by Dorothy A. Sisk
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Making Great Kids Greater
By Dorothy A. Sisk

Making Great Kids Greater

Easing the Burden of Being Gifted

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Making Great Kids Greater by Dorothy A. Sisk

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This current guide shows teachers how to develop the talents and skills of students who are gifted and talented and features the real stories of gifted individuals. Written by gifted education expert Dorothy Sisk, this practical book offers techniques, strategies, and lessons for working with gifted students who may experience difficulties associated with excitabilities identified by psychologist Kazimierz Dabrowski and that include: intellect; emotion; physical energy, sometimes perceived as ADHD; kinetic energy; creativity; and perfectionism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412958721
ISBN-10: 1412958725
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dorothy A. Sisk

Dorothy Sisk holds an endowed chair in education of gifted students at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Throughout her career, she has been intensely involved with the education of gifted and talented children. Sisk is an international consultant focusing on leadership, communication, and creativity development. She was a professor at the University of South Florida, coordinating programs for training teachers of the gifted, and former director of the US Office of Gifted and Talented in Washington, DC. She currently directs the C.W. Conn and Doroth Ann Conn Gifted Child Center at Lamar University and teaches courses in gifted education. She received the Distinguished Leader Award from the Creative Education Foundation (CEF) in 1989, the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) in 1983 and 1994, the Creative Lifetime Award from CEF in 1994, and was selected for the Hall of Fame Award of CEF in 2005. Sisk served as one of the founders and the first president of the American Creativity Association, and president of The Association for the Gifted (TAG), the Florida Association for the Gifted, and the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, where she also was the executive administrator and the editor of Gifted International from 1980 to 1990. She has conducted training sessions throughout the U.S. and internationally. Sisk is the author of Creative Teaching of the Gifted; coauthor with Doris Shallcross of Leadership: Making Things Happen, The Growing Person, and Intuition: An Inner Way of Knowing; coauthor with E. Paul Torrance of Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom and Spiritual Intelligence: Higher Level Consciousness; and coauthor with Susan Israel and Cathy Block of Collaborative Literacy: Using Gifted Strategies to Enrich Learning for Every Student. In addition, she has contributed numerous articles and chapters in books on gifted education, creativity, and leadership development.

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