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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL characteristics and behaviors of, 1–2, 7–9, 18–19, 110–11 excelling in one curriculum area, 9–10 as lead investigators, 103 social-emotional development, 19, 109–11 supporting and meeting needs of, 3, 6, 116 terminology and labels, 14–15 twice-exceptional children, 12–14 extroversion, 111 F families cultural differences, 122 as information sources, 20–22, 25 resources for, 133–34 supporting, 123–24 Family’s Guide to Getting Involved (website), 131 feedback for children, 55–58, 121 “five finger rule” for reading level, 74 Fleming, Alexander, 107 flexible grouping, 34, 65–66 Flotsam (Wiesner), 75 Forman, George, 24 Fox, Mem, 77 Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, 18 Fred Rogers Center (FRC), 95 friendships facilitating, 111–13 imaginary friends, 116 parent concerns about, 121 funny books, 76 G games, for math differentiation, 89 Gardner, Howard, 15 gender differences in science and math abilities, 95, 115 geometry, 87, 89–91 gifted children terminology and labels for, 14–15 See also exceptionally bright children 142 | Index Go, Dog. Go! (Eastman), 10 goals, setting, 57–58 Gonzalez-Mena, Janet, 122 graphic novels, 76 grouping children ability grouping, 66 benefits of, 65 facilitating friendships, 112–13 flexible grouping, 34 mixed-age groups, 65–66, 113 H Harvard University, Project Zero, 52 Help the Homeless (website), 131 higher-order thinking skills creative thinking, 33, 41–42, 46 critical thinking, 33, 41–42, 45 increasing complexity, 31–33, 49–50 See also challenging activities for children Hoagies’ Gifted Education page, 125, 133 Hoban, Tana, 94, 126 Holm, Jennifer and Matthew, 76 Horn Book, The (magazine), 125 humor, sense of, 76, 111 Hunger Games, The (Collins), 75 hypothesis testing, 98–101 I identifying exceptionally bright children. See assessment Iggy Peck, Architect (Beaty), 106 imaginary friends, 116 imagination. See creative thinking; play inquiry-based learning, 30–31, 102–3 instruction. See teaching practices intelligence evaluation tools, 22–23 multiple intelligences, 15–16 interests of children exploring science, 104 facilitating friendships through, 112–13 interpersonal intelligence, 15 intrapersonal intelligence, 16 introversion, 111 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL