9780470740972

Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers

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    9780470740972

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    0470740973

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-20
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

Professor Diane Montgomery, PhD, is emeritus professor in Education at Middlesex University, London. She is a qualified and experienced teacher and teacher educator. Her doctorate was in improving teaching and learning, and she is a chartered psychologist specializing in research on giftedness and learning difficulties. She authored and ran three distance education MA programmes for Middlesex where she was formerly Dean of Faculty of Education and Performing Arts and Head of the School of Education.

Author Biography

Professor Diane Montgomery, PhD, is emeritus professor in Education at Middlesex University, London. She is a qualified and experienced teacher and teacher educator. Her doctorate was in improving teaching and learning, and she is a chartered psychologist specializing in research on giftedness and learning difficulties. She authored and ran three distance education MA programmes for Middlesex where she was formerly Dean of Faculty of Education and Performing Arts and Head of the School of Education.

She writes MA Gifted Education, MA SEN, and MA SpLD (Dyslexia) programmes and runs the Learning Difficulties Research Project from her home in Essex. She has written more than 20 books and many articles on a range of education topics. She lectures nationally and internationally.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Biographiesp. xi
The Nature and Identification of Underachievement and the General Principles and Practices in Raising Achievement
Why Do the Gifted and Talented Underachieve? How Can Masked and Hidden Talents Be Revealed?p. 3
Literacy, Flexible Thinking and Underachievementp. 41
What Do We Mean by an 'Enabling Curriculum' That Raises Achievement for All Learners? An Examination of the TASC Problem-Solving Framework: Thinking Actively in a Social Contextp. 59
How Can Inclusive and Inclusional Understandings of Gifts/Talents Be Developed Educationally?p. 85
Effective Teaching and Learning to Combat Underachievementp. 111
Changing the Teaching for the Underachieving Able Child: The Ruyton School Experiencep. 155
Identifying and Making Provision for Different Groups of Underachievers
Understanding and Overcoming Underachievement in Women and Girls - A Reprisep. 185
Understanding and Overcoming Underachievement in Boysp. 201
Improving the Quality of Identification, Provision and Support for Gifted and Talented Learners from Under-Represented Communities through Partnership Workingp. 219
Gifted and Talented Children with Special Educational Needs - Underachievement in Dual and Multiple Exceptionalityp. 265
Using Assistive Technologies to Address the Written Expression Needs of the Twice-exceptional Studentp. 303
Case Studies of Three Schools Tackling Underachievementp. 327
Indexp. 345
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