Methods and Models in Gifted Education

RENZULLI'S SCHOOLWIDE ENRICHMENT MODEL

Applications of Renzulli [http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~nrcgt/sem/semart.html]

KOHLBERG’S MORAL DILEMMA DISCUSSIONS

Background and Applications of Kohlberg [http://www.psy.pdx.edu/PsiCafe/KeyTheorists/Kohlberg.htm]

Overview of Kohlberg [http://www.Haverford.edu/psych/ddavis/p109g/kohlberg.dilemmas.html]

A Summary of Kohlberg [http://www.nd.edu/~rbarger/kohlberg.html]

PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING

Center for Problem-Based Learning [http://www.udel.edu/pbl/]

Problem-Based Learning in Math and Science [http://www.imsa.edu/center]

Sample Units for PBL [http://www.udel.edu.pbl/problems/]

Global Ideas Bank The site for the Global Ideas Bank holds innumerable ideas for ill-structured problems from all over the world - everything from world hunger and taxation to the need for facial exercise.  People's solutions to the problems are proposed, and you can evaluate their solutions.  Fabulous way to develop critical problem solving skills. [http://www.globalideasbank.org/]

Examples of PBL Units to Purchase         Dr. Shelagh Gallagher's Outstanding PBL Units              http://www.rfwp.com/pages/shelagh-gallagher/

                                                                         PBL Project       http://pblproject.com/page.aspx?pageid=PBL-books_homepage

GARDNER'S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles [http://www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.mi.htm]

Walter McKenzie's Multiple Intelligence Pages Lesson plans, explanations of each intelligence and inventories of students' intelligences are included on this terrific web site.[http://www.surfaquarium.com/MI/]

TABA’S TEACHING STRATEGIES FOR INDUCTIVE REASONING

Inductive and Deductive Reasoning in Science [http://scied.gsu.edu/Hassard/mos/7.4.html]

Hilda Taba: The Inductive Model Fascinating explanations and applicatons of the use of the Taba Model, including a powerpoint presentation on the use of Taba with the Periodic Table and databases. Be patient in using this site; it is cleverly designed so that you have to run your mouse over the home page to find what's there![http://imet.csus.edu/fundamentals/inductive/]

SEMINARS

Sample Seminars and Overview [http://www.paideia.org]

Socratic Seminars This site explains the hows and whys of Socratic method of teaching and seminars. [http://www.studyguide.org/socratic_seminar.htm]

Socratic Seminars Rubrics for evaluating seminar participation, as well as excellent pre-seminar coaching activities, are given at this site. [http://www.teachnlearn.org/socratic_seminars.htm]

Overview of Paideia Framework [http://www.alittlecreation.com/Glades/paideia.html]

AUTONOMOUS LEARNER MODEL (George Betts)

Overview of George Betts' Autonomous Learner Model and its components [http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/gifttal/provision/provgeor.htm]

A Description of the Betts-inspired Night of the Notables Program based on the Autonomous Learner Model (ALM). [http://home.pacific.net.au/~greg.hub/notables.html]

Article by George Betts about the relationship between Autonomous Learner Model and life-long learning with the gifted.[http://www.ceo.balrt.catholic.edu.au/gt_site/Gifted/Facilitating_Life_long_Learners.pdf]

CALVIN TAYLOR'S MULTIPLE TALENTS MODEL

Taylor's Multiple-Talent Model This site gives an excellent overview of the 6 talent areas addressed by Taylor's Model, and their uses. [http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/gifttal/provision/provtayl.htm]

The Effects of the Talents Unlimited Model on Creative Productivity in Gifted Youngsters This article makes a great connections between the Renzulli Schoolwide Enrichment Model and Taylor's Multiple Talents (Talents Unlimited) Model.[http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/sem/pdf/Talents_and_Type_IIIs.pdf]