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Gifted and talented

  1. 1. Gifted & Talented Students Julie Yelland & Simone Hobbs 1 st Sept. 2011
  2. 2. How many ‘Gifted’ and/or ‘Talented’ students do you teach? ‘Talented’ ‘High Potential’ ‘Highly Able’
  3. 3. How do we recognise Gifted and Talented students?
  4. 4. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students ( Betts & Neihart, 1988) <ul><li>Type 1 Successful </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Boredom </li></ul><ul><li>Dependant </li></ul><ul><li>Positive self-concept </li></ul><ul><li>Self critical </li></ul><ul><li>Diminished feelings of self and rights to their emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Anxious </li></ul><ul><li>Guilty about failure </li></ul><ul><li>Extrinsic motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for others </li></ul>
  5. 5. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students <ul><li>Type 2 Challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Boredom </li></ul><ul><li>Frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Low self esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Impatient </li></ul><ul><li>Defensive </li></ul><ul><li>Heightened sensitivity </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertain about social roles </li></ul>
  6. 6. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students <ul><li>Type 3 Underground </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Unsure </li></ul><ul><li>Pressured </li></ul><ul><li>Confused </li></ul><ul><li>Guilty </li></ul><ul><li>Insecure </li></ul><ul><li>Diminished feelings of self and rights and their emotions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students <ul><li>Type 4 Dropouts </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Resentment </li></ul><ul><li>Angry </li></ul><ul><li>Depressed </li></ul><ul><li>Explosive </li></ul><ul><li>Poor self-concept </li></ul><ul><li>Defensive </li></ul><ul><li>Burn-out </li></ul>
  8. 8. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students <ul><li>Type 5 Double Labelled </li></ul><ul><li>These students have additional issues that may impact on </li></ul><ul><li>their learning, for example, a specific learning disability or may </li></ul><ul><li>suffer from a disorder such as Asperger’s Syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Powerless </li></ul><ul><li>Frustrated </li></ul><ul><li>Low self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Unaware </li></ul><ul><li>Angry </li></ul>
  9. 9. Profiles of Gifted and Talented students <ul><li>Type 6 Autonomous </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings and Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Self confident </li></ul><ul><li>Self accepting </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted by others </li></ul><ul><li>Supported </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to know and learn </li></ul><ul><li>Accepts failure </li></ul><ul><li>Intrinsic motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Personal power </li></ul><ul><li>Accepts others </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are the needs of these students and how can we support them?

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