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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL J Jed Draws His Bicycle (video), 24 Jenkins, Steve, 94 joke books, 76 Jumanji (Van Allsburg), 75 Junie B. Jones book series (Park), 76 K Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (KBIT), 22–23 Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA), 22–23 Khan Academy, 127 Kidactivities.net, 131 Kids.gov Life Science Resources, 129 Kidshealth.org, 129, 131 Kids Helping Animals (website), 131 Kidsreads (website), 125 kinesthetic intelligence, 15 Krathwohl, David, 31 KTEA. See Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA) L labels. See terminology and labels language abilities authentic approaches to, 76–77 big talkers, characteristics of, 10 emotions, expressing, 113–14 verbal/linguistic intelligence, 15 See also literacy “language of learning” cues, 51–53 lead investigators, exceptionally bright children as, 103 learning environments differentiation strategies, 36–39 literacy-rich classrooms, 73 learning processes cognitive learning, 60 inquiry-based learning, 30–31, 102–3 scientific method, 98–101 social learning, 60–64, 93–94 Lee, Harper, 72 Le Guin, Ursula, 75 Lehman, Barbara, 75 Lin, Grace, 77 linguistic differences, 123 listening as form of observation, 19–20 to parents, 123 techniques for conversation with children, 53–55 literacy authentic approaches to, 76–77 books, selecting, 73–76 classroom environment and, 73 early readers, characteristics of, 10, 71, 72 reading aloud, 80–81 reluctant readers, 80 resources, 125 self-taught/natural readers, 72 teaching strategies, 76–80 little scientists, characteristics of, 10, 97–98 See also science logical/mathematical intelligence, 15 M Magic Tree House book series (Osborne), 76 manipulatives, for math differentiation, 89 materials, adapting for math differentiation, 89 methods of, 38–39 See also books Mathcats (website), 127 Math Curse (Scieszka), 94 mathematics connection teaching strategies, 93–94 content strands/“big ideas,” 86–88 conversation teaching strategies, 91–93 differentiation strategies, 88–91 foundational skills, 85–88 gender differences, 95, 115 logical/mathematical intelligence, 15 recognizing advanced skills, 83–85 resources, 126–28 state standards, 83–84 teachers as role models, 95 Math Forum, 127 measurement math skills, 87–88 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Index | 143