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    These books & articles for parents and teachers were recommended by members of the CALA community. Please email us if you have titles to add to this page — cambridgeCALA@gmail.com

    Clustered for Success
    Cover story in the journal Educational Leadership. Issue title: For Each to Excel
    February 2012, Volume 69, No 5
    by Dina Brulles and Susan Winebrenner, © 2012

    Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings
    by Christine Fonseca, © 2010

    Bright, Talented, & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners
    by Joy Lawson Davis, © 2010

    The Cluster Grouping Handbook: A Schoolwide Model: How to Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement for All
    by Susan Winebrenner and Dina Brulles, © 2008

    Best Practices in Gifted Education: An Evidence-Based Guide
    by Ann Robinson, Bruce M. Shore, and Donna L. Enersen, © 2007

    A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
    by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, Edward R. Amend, and Arlene R. DeVries, © 2007

    Mindsets: the New Psychology of Success
    by Carol Dweck, © 2007
    About the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset, and the difference between praising for effort vs. praising for intelligence.

    Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessing & Grading in the Differentiated Classroom
    by Rick Wormeli, © 2006

    Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders
    by James T. Webb, Edward R. Amend, Nadia E. Webb and Jean Goerss,  © 2005

    A Framework for Understanding Poverty
    by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., © 2005

    A Guidebook for Twice Exceptional Students: Supporting the Achievement of Gifted Students with Special Needs
    Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD © 2003

    Re-Forming Gifted Education: How Parents and Teachers Can Match the Program to the Child
    by Karen B. Rogers, © 2002

    And Still We Rise: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students
    by Miles Corwin, © 2001

    Some of My Best Friends are Book: Guiding Gifted Readers
    by Judith Wynn Halstead, © 2002

    Nobody Nowhere: The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl
    by Donna Williams, © 1998
    A harrowing and inspiring autobiography of a twice-exceptional girl surviving abuse and creating  a life for herself.

    The Teenage Liberation Handbook
    by Grace Llewellyn, © 1998
    A resource for teens who are advanced learners and are autodidacts.