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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL measuring potential of bright children. See assessment Meisels, Sam, 23 memory, of exceptionally bright children, 8–9 Mercy Watson book series (DiCamillo), 77 metacognition modeling, 52 overview, 42–43 promoting with questions, 48, 50–53 mistakes, value of, 107, 121 MKOs. See more knowledgeable others (MKOs) mobile applications Bubble Harp, 94 math-related, 128 more knowledgeable others (MKOs), 61–62 multiple intelligences, 15–16 Murphy, Stuart J., 94, 126 Museum of Science and Industry, 129 musical intelligence, 15 N National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), 120, 134 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 95, 134 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 86, 127–28 National Science Center, 129 National Science Foundation, STEM subjects, 105 National Science Teachers Association, 130 National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, 132 naturalist intelligence, 16 natural readers, 72 nonfiction books, 75–76 normed assessments, 22–23 North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, 130 number and operations, foundational skills, 86 144 | Index O observation, as assessment tool, 19–20, 25 open-ended questions, 47–49 Osborne, Mary Pope, 76 Owly book series (Runton), 76 P pace, adapting for activities, 34–35 parents concerns of, 119–22 explaining asynchronous development to, 23 observations of math-precocious preschoolers, 84–85 resources for, 133–34 supporting, 123–24 See also families Park, Barbara, 76 PBS Building Big (website), 106 PBS Kids ZOOM Science, 130 PBS Teacher Math Resources, 128 perfectionism, 110, 120–21 Perkins, David, 52 pets, unit on curriculum, differentiating, 29–33 learning environment, differentiating, 36–39 teaching strategies, differentiating, 33–35 See also animals Piaget, 60 picture books math-friendly, 94, 126–27 read-aloud books, 81 selecting, 75 Picture Window Books, 75–76 play of exceptionally bright children, 9 families as basis for pretend play, 76–77 geometric concepts, exploring, 90–91 social-emotional challenges of, 109–10 teaching how to join, 113 portfolio documentation, 23–25 praise, value of, 55, 121 pre-assessment, 25 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL