Able, gifted and talented underachievers

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, Malden, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Underachievers -- Great Britain,
  • School failure -- Great Britain,
  • Gifted children -- Education -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesAble underachievers.
Statementedited by Diane Montgomery.
ContributionsMontgomery, Diane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC3969 .A25 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23641600M
ISBN 100470740973, 0470779403
ISBN 109780470740972, 9780470779408
LC Control Number2008049822

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Able, gifted and talented underachievers. [Diane Montgomery;] -- A practical guide to identifying gifted underachievers and enabling them to fulfil their potential, raising whole school standards.

Extensive new content includes the latest best practice in. Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers, Second Edition explains the origins of underachievement, both overt and covert, especially in more able learners.

It provides a model that identifies a range of external and internal factors that work in concert to lower achievement. Underachievement is the unanticipated difference between accomplishment and ability.

Underachievement is a very complex situation with many possible interwoven causes. Among the areas to explore are: social issues such as peer pressure; psychological issues such as emotional sensitivities or perfectionism; undiagnosed learning disabilities; lack of interest in curriculum or.

Gifted and Talented’. Five of these profiles are particularly useful for understanding gifted underachievers. Revised Profiles of the Gifted and Talented are detailed in the table below. Gifted underachievers may share some common motivational and attitudinal characteristics.

They may lack the motivation to achieve and will need intervention. This book advocates that the current curriculum needs to be taught differently so as to include all learners and to 'engage their brains' with the curriculum content.

Evidence of what is needed and. Book Author(s) Montgomery, Diane Date Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Pub place Oxford Edition 2nd ed ISBNISBNeBook. Access the eBook. Open eBook in new window. This book should be very helpful to practitioners in establishing procedures that are effective in identifying gifted and talented students.

Education of the Gifted and Talented Gary A. Davis,Sylvia B. Rimm,Del Siegle — Exceptional children. Download Citation | Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers: Second Edition | A practical guide to identifying gifted underachievers and enabling them to fulfil their potential, raising whole.

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Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Nature of the Gender Gap and the Stereotype of the Gifted Girl Barriers to Achievement Improving Education for Girls Summary of Support Tactics Understanding and Overcoming Underachievement in Women and Girls ‐ A Reprise - Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers - Wiley Online Library.

Gifted underachievement: oxymoron or educational enigma. by Barbara Hoover-Schultz, in Gifted Child Today ($) A survey of the current literature demonstrates that educators disagree about the issue of gifted underachievement—not only in the definition, but the very legitimacy of gifted underachievement as a category of academic behavior.

pinpoints those aspects of children's lives which they are most able to alter. An underachiever is a person and especially a student who fails to achieve his or her potentialor does not do as well as expected.

Whitmore () identified three broad causes for underachievement in gifted children. Lack of motivation to apply themselves. the Education of Gifted and Talented Children claimed that between 38 to 75% of gifted students underachieve, and between 15 and 40% drop out of school before completing Underachieving gifted students: Two case studiesCited by: 2.

Gifted and Talented “Gifted and Talented” “Gifts” to mean potential similar to yourself able to complete a task successfully.

Page 24 Expectations •Once gifted underachievers are recognized, teachers’ expectations of these students are often shifted. Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers, 2nd Edition $ This book explains the origins of underachievement, both overt and covert, especially in more able learners.

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Extensive new content includes the latest best practice in addressing able underachievement Explains the o. Including Gifted, Able & Talented Children in the Primary Classroom by Mike Fleetham: A Book for those leading provision for more able, gifted and talented pupils in their primary (and lower secondary) policy and practice with clear guidance on how to define, identify, teach, assess and include more able pupils.

“Many gifted underachievers show potential for high levels of creativity and many of the characteristics reported for gifted underachievers are similar to those of highly creative individuals.”. Meeting the needs of gifted underachievers – individually. This article by Joan Smutney, lists the common characteristics of gifted underachievers, addresses some of the "most promising" solutions to underachievement as helpful tips for parents, and empahsizes the importance of advocacy.

From the SENG Webinar Program info page: “Anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and underachievement are common concerns of gifted children, adolescents and young adults and their parents.”. See related articles at his site Psychotherapy Services for the Gifted.

In one of those articles: Underachievement in Exceptionally Gifted Adolescents and Young Adults: A Psychiatrist’s View, Dr. Practitioners who responded to a National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented needs assessment identified underachievement as a major research problem (Renzulli, Reid, & Gubbins, ).

Despite this interest, the underachievement of gifted students remains an enigma. Defining Underachievement in Gifted Students. Gifted students with emotional and behavior problems are not often referred for gifted programs, or they are terminated from gifted programs because of their behavior (Reid & McGuire, ).

These children often experience periods of underachievement (Reid & McGuire, ). Neu () conducted a study of talented students with these types of.

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Ruf Using gifted children as examples, Ruf illustrates five new levels of giftedness, which parents. Being "gifted" may lead to fear of failure, avoidance of risk-taking, impossibly high expectations, or other issues in adult life, or you may just try to forget the label as soon as possible.

Gifted underachievers are a widely diverse group of children (and adults), whose behavior springs from multiple sources. Some underachievement reflects emotional distress, family problems, or the effects of peer pressure; other times, it develops primarily in response to boredom and an absence of challenging academics.

Some underachievement is. Underachievement is the difference between what a learner is capable of doing/producing (their potential) and what they are actually doing/producing. Robinson, Shore and Enerson () explain that gifted underachievers vary – they may be learners who: underachieve due to being twice-exceptional (2E) (gifted plus having a learning disability).

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Raising the achievement of able, gifted and talented PuPils within an inclusive school Framework Guidelines, in workbook Format, for schools to audit and extend existing Best Practice a case study of best practice in 12 schools that have successfully raised pupil achievement including the able, gifted and talented.

Although underachievement is not a prominent area of research in general education, it is a major area of concern in gifted education. When The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented conducted a national needs assessment on issues related to gifted education, the underachievement of gifted students was the high-File Size: KB.

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Gifted, Talented & Creative Adults need to identify, understand and meet their intellectual, creative, social and emotional needs—and the world will be a better and much happier place for all. Imagine, for a moment, a world where Gifted, Talented & Creative Adults and their specialized needs are understood, respected, valued and included.

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Able Gifted And.EVALUATING PROVISION FOR ABLE, GIFTED AND TALENTED PUPILS SCHOOL SELF-EVALUATION AREA: Able, Gifted & Talented Pupils FOCUS: SYSTEMS & STRUCTURES SCHOOL SELF-EVALUATION - THE LANCASHIRE MODEL When systems and structures are likely to be most effective: • the school has an A, G & T policy, guidelines for staff members, a co-ordinator, a.

Underachievement in gifted children is difficult to reverse, and the longer a child underachieves, the harder it is to reverse. Parents and educators need to ask themselves whether they should continue to try to reverse the underachievement in school or help the child succeed in life using the skills the student has to achieve outside of school.

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