1st Edition

Gifted and Talented Education from A-Z

By Jacquie Buttriss, Ann Callander Copyright 2005
    126 Pages
    by Routledge

    by Routledge

    This quick reference guide contains comprehensive listings and definitions of common terms in able, gifted and talented education, as well as other aspects that you might need to learn about, find or use – all in a teacher-friendly format. It includes:

    • clear and concise definitions that translate jargon into plain English
    • a 'who's who' guide of gifted and talented education explaining the contribution of major experts and theorists
    • alphabetical listings of organisations, resources, suppliers and websites
    • full cross-referencing so you can find your answers quickly.

    Part 1; Introduction Part 2; A-Z Glossary of Gifted and Talented Education; Accelerated LearningAccelerated learning cycle Acceleration ACTS Advanced Extension Awards Advanced Learning Centres Aim higher ALPS; AssessmentS; BBACE Barriers to Learning Beacon schoolsBehaviourBloom’s taxonomy Bodily-kinaesthetic intelligence Brain Brain-based learning Brain breaks Brain Gym; CCAGE (Cognitive Acceleration through Geography Education) Cambridge School Classics Project, including online Latin CAME (Cognitive Acceleration through Mathematics Education) CASE (Cognitive Acceleration through Science Education) CATE (Cognitive Acceleration through Technology Education) CATS Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Challenge Award Challenge daysCharacteristics of the gifted; Chapter eck-lists CHIChildren as researchers; Chapter cHildren’s Palaces Children’s UniversityCHIPSCognitive ability tests (CATs)CompactingCompetitionsConcept mappingConceptual Challenge in Primary Schools; Convergent thinkingCo-ordinator for gifted and talented pupilsCoRTCreative curriculumCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCross-phase linksCurriculum compactionf; DATTDefinitionsDifferentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent Differentiation Disaffected pupils Distance learning Divergent thinking Double exceptionality; Dual enrolmenT; EAZECHA Education Action Zones (EAZs) Emotional Intelligence Enrichment Enrichment Triad Model; Eureka Excellence and Enjoyment Excellence Clusters Excellence in Cities (EiC) Excellence in Cities Primary Pilot and Primary Extension ProjectExcellence initiatives Existential intelligence Experiential Learning Extension Extra-curricular activities Extra-mural courses/support; Fast-tracking; Galilee Ecology Project GATE AGERRIC; Gestalt movement GIFT Gifted Governors Gregorc’s Mind Styles model GTEUf; HHAPHeadstart Programme Hierarchy of human needs High performance constellation Higher order thinking skills; IIdentification Inclusion Infusion method Inspection Instrumental Enrichment Intelligence Intelligence trap; Interpersonal intelligence Intrapersonal intelligence IQ (intelligence quotient)Irish Centre for Talented Youth ISSP (Independent/State School Partnership scheme); Journals; Key Stage 3 National Strategy KWL grids; Lateral thinking Latin Leading Edge Partnership Leading Edge Schools Leading Practice Schools Leamacy Learning styles Linguistic intelligence Logical-mathematical-scientific intelligence London Challenge/London Gifted and Talented; Maths-by-Mail Master class Mental Literacy Mentoring Metacognition Mind mapping MLE (Managed Learning Environment) Monitoring MOTIVATE Motivation; Mozart EffectMultiple Intelligences Musical intelligencef; NACENAGC National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth (NAGTY) Naturalistic intelligenceNetworks Nomination NRICH online maths club; OOfsted findings Optional extension tasks; PParallel thinking Partnerships Pathfinders Percentile rank Personalised learningPhilosophyPhilosophy for Children PIPAR – Primary Innovation Project Action Research Policies for Gifted and Talented EducationPositive Cognitive Intervention (PCI) Primary National Strategy Prodigy Project-Based Learning (PBL) Provision Pupils-as-Teachers; QQADS grids Questioning; Radical Acceleration; ReCAP Rotherham Action Research (RAR); Salamanca Statement Savant SCAMPER Scholarships Schoolwide Enrichment Model Secondary National Strategy Self-directed learning Self-esteem Self-Evaluation Framework (Challenge Award) Self-nominationSNAP; Somerset Thinking Skills Spiritual intelligence Sports approach Starry Night Observation Protocol; Summer schools; TalentedTall poppies; TASC Taxonomy Teacher’s Bistro TEEP Thinking Hats Thinking skills Thinking through GeographyThree Ring Conception of GiftednessTomorrow’s Achievers Tortoise MindTransfer/transitionTriarchic theory Triune Brain Twice exceptionality; Under-achievement; VAK learning styles; Virtual School for the Gifted (VSG) Visual-spatial intelligence; World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) World Class ArenaWorld Class Tests; Xcalibref; Young gifted and talented Youth Agency Youth Cafe Youth Sport Trust Project; Zone of proximal development Part 3; Who’s Who's Part4; OrganisationsPart5; Books and ResourcesP art6; Publishers and Suppliers Part 7; Websites


    Jacquie Buttriss is an Ofsted inspector and a consultant for NACE a full stop she has also worked as a head teacher.  Ann Callander is an educational writer and has coordinated courses for gifted and talented children.