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Curriculum for High Ability Learners

Issues, Trends and Practices

Springer Singapore,
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Given the increasing speed of change and the information explosion around the world, this book draws attention to the practice of teaching for conceptual understanding, which has been heralded as an effective approach within many curriculum frameworks. This book is pivotal in documenting and analyzing efforts in creating concept-based curriculum and pedagogies for high ability learners. Contributors of this book discuss key concepts and trends in their curriculum development efforts for high ability learners, as well as the challenges and solutions in their work. Drawing from a wide group of educators – practitioners, curriculum writers, administrators and researchers – this book has assembled together a range of perspectives on the processes, outcomes and implications of using concept-based curriculum and pedagogies in a dynamic educational landscape. These informed perspectives highlighted by the contributors will prove insightful and inspirational to practitioners, policy makers and other stakeholders alike.

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Titel: Curriculum for High Ability Learners
Autoren/Herausgeber: Liang See Tan, Letchmi Devi Ponnusamy, Chwee Geok Quek (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Education Innovation Series
Ausgabe: 1st ed. 2017

ISBN/EAN: 9789811026959

Seitenzahl: 250
Format: 23,5 x 15,5 cm
Produktform: Hardcover/Gebunden
Gewicht: 0 g
Sprache: Englisch

Liang See Tan has been involved in gifted education in Singapore as teacher, administrator and researcher. She received her Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University, and Master of Science in Education from Purdue University, United States. She is the Principal Investigator of several projects in the areas of curriculum innovation, teacher professional learning and development. She is now an Assistant Dean at Office of Education Research, Head of Research at Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education. Letchmi Devi Ponnusamy is a Lecturer with the Early Childhood and Special Education Academic Group in National Institute of Education (NIE). She has experience teaching Chemistry to high ability learners in the Gifted Education Programme. Her current research interests include designing curriculum for high ability learners, teacher learning and differentiated instruction. She is currently the Principal Investigator of a concept- based curriculum development project for primary schools.Chwee Geok Quek has been involved in gifted education in Singapore in different capacities.  She taught History in the Gifted Education Programme before joining the Ministry as a curriculum officer, and subsequently became an administrator. She obtained her Masters' and PhD from the College of William and Mary, USA.  She has served as Assistant Editor of Gifted and Talented International, and is the Treasurer of the Asia Pacific Federation for Giftedness.  She is currently Principal Specialist, Gifted Education in the Ministry of Education.  

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