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Essential Resource for Teaching Humanities to Gifted Students - Upper Elementary through High School Levels
Humanities Education for the 21st Century: Essays and Reviews for Gifted Students and Their Teachers
by Michael E. Walters
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Our latest book by Dr. Walters contains his writings on such topics as selecting and training teachers of the humanities, teaching Shakespeare to gifted students, and using Shakespeare's plays to assess the sensibility levels of these students.
This book includes many essays on great writers and thinkers in literature, history, architecture, and politics, and extensive discussions of ideas and concepts related to teaching the humanities.
There are also reviews of books related to humanities education for the gifted. Among the authors and thinkers discussed by Walters are Edmund Wilson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Barbara Tuchman, Thomas Wolfe, Carl Sandburg, Jack London, James Michener, Willa Cather, Mark Twain, Edward Abbey, Bruno Bettelheim, Lewis Carroll, Cervantes, Rachel Carson, John Dewey, Annie Dillard, Isak Dinesen, Walt Disney, William Faulkner, Henry David Thoreau.
Among some of the hundreds of Topics listed in the extensive index are: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman,, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, African art, Age of Enlightenment, American literature, Apollo 13, Children's sensibility, Concern for humanity, Declaration of Independence, Differentiated humanities curriculum, Elizabethan society, Frames of Mind, Gifted Shakespeare curriculum, Leaves of Grass, Independent thinkers, Shakespeare and the sensibility of gifted students, Socratic temperament.
The great writers and thinkers of Western society discussed in this book provide gifted students with positive role models and knowledge in literature, philosophy, history, the sciences, and politics.
This book is organized into four topical areas: (1) Background for Teaching the Humanities to Gifted Students; (2) Great Writers and Thinkers in the Humanities; (3) Ideas and Concepts in the Humanities; and (4) Book Reviews in the Humanities and Related Topics.
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