Book Title: Changing Tomorrow Book 1: Leadership Curriculum for High-Ability Elementary Students
Publisher: Prufrock Press, Inc.
Author: Joyce VanTassel-Baska Ed.D.
A well-rounded curriculum needs to address the more formalized development of leadership abilities that will ensure that young people acquire the knowledge and skills essential to assuming leadership roles. Changing Tomorrow: Leadership Curriculum for High-Ability Students - Book 1
offers instructional activities for high-ability elementary school students based on the Common Core State Standards that emphasize critical and creative thinking skills and gives gifted students an opportunity to apply these skills in an integrative and substantive way. This book includes 10 lessons that address leadership skill development and includes assignments that require students to research and compile biographical information on seven influential men and women drawn from multiple disciplines and diverse backgrounds. Instructional questions, pre- and postassessments, and appropriate rubrics are also included.