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Policy Failures Keep Top Students Behind

Policy Failures Keep Top Students Behind By Wenda Sheard, J.D., Ph.D “Interestingly, no gifted education policy frame was necessary until the last century. The ancient Greeks, including Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, understood that children learn at different rates and have different levels of academic ability. Europeans at the dawn of modern times, including Rousseau, Hobbes, … Continue reading

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Conditions of Learning

Instructional Design: Conditions of Learning On Robert Gagné “This theory stipulates that there are several different types or levels of learning. The significance of these classifications is that each different type requires different types of instruction. Gagne identifies five major categories of learning: verbal information, intellectual skills, cognitive strategies, motor skills and attitudes. Different internal … Continue reading

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How exam results owe more to genes than teaching

The Spectator; How exam results owe more to genes than teaching By Mary Wakefield “How pleasant it is to live in the 21st century, enlightened, no longer scared of science. We can marvel at the diversity of life with David Attenborough; face the vastness of the cosmos with Brian Cox. These days we talk of … Continue reading

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Sentrale utfordringer ved definisjon, utredning og identifisering av evnerike barn

Psykologi i kommunen: -Sentrale utfordringer ved definisjon, utredning og identifisering av evnerike barn by Jørgen Smedsrud, University of Oslo, Norway Abstract: “A follow up on a previous article titled: “Gifted Children -The forgotten students”, where I want to discuss some of the main theoretical challenges with the definition, testing and identification of gifted children. The … Continue reading

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Den norske skolen og de evnerike elevene

Den norske skolen og de evnerike elevene -En caseundersøkelse av hvordan evnerike barn og deres foreldre opplever møtet med skolen by Jørgen Smedsrud, University of Oslo, Norway Abstract “Highly gifted children is a term that can seem distant and unprecise to many. The purpose of this study was to examine how gifted children and their … Continue reading