This is an essential resource for teachers and those involved in educating gifted children. Fully revised and updated for a new generation of educators, this is the definitive guide to meeting the learning needs of gifted students in mixed-ability classrooms - seamlessly and effectively with minimal preparation time. For years, teachers have turned to this book daily to ensure their gifted students are getting the opportunities they need and deserve. Included are proven, practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step instructions for how to use them. This new edition of "Teaching Gifted Kids in Today's Classroom" provides information on using technology for accelerated learning, managing cluster grouping, improving assessments, boosting critical and creative thinking skills, and addressing gifted kids with special needs.