TITLE

Academic Strategies That Work for Gifted Students With Learning Disabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, Mary Ruth
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on academic strategies for teaching gifted students with learning disabilities. The learning profiles of twice-exceptional students tend to be uneven, sometimes these students shine and sometimes they struggle. The National Research Council's recent publication "How Students Learn," identifies three key principles of learning. Educators must build on the student's knowledge. Students must have a deep foundation of factual knowledge in order to develop competence in an area of inquiry. A metacognitive approach to instruction can help students learn to take control of their own learning by defining learning goals and monitoring their progress in achieving them.
ACCESSION #
18367489

 

Related Articles

  • Big Ideas About Teaching Big Ideas. Ellis, Edwin; Farmer, Theresa; Newman, Jane // Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p34 

    The article presents information on four strategies for enabling students to understand big ideas about the world. In theory, empirical evidence provides reliable data that should form the basis of one's beliefs and decisions about what to do and how to teach students with and without...

  • Restrictiveness and Race in Special Education: Facts that Remain Difficult to Ignore Anymore. Algozzine, Bob // Learning Disabilities -- A Contemporary Journal;Mar2005, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p64 

    The article focuses on the issue of over-representing of some groups of children in special education. Over the years, judgments as to whether disproportionate placement is problematic have focused on reasons for the disproportion less than on the consequences of placement. Interestingly, if...

  • CEC Gathers Under the Sun.  // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1971, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p343 

    The article presents information on the 49th Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children that was held from April 18, 1971 to April 24, 1971 in the United States. A resort atmosphere dominated the 49th Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The relaxed...

  • ALERT.  // Focus on Exceptional Children;Feb1971, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p14 

    This article presents brief information about events related to special education that are likely to be held in 1971. The Conference on Visual Literacy will be held on March 7-10, 1971 in Asilomar, California. Stressing visual literacy, the conference will form task forces from among its...

  • Implications of Recent Trends in Educational Labeling. Forness, Steven R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1974, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p445 

    It is clear that special education has entered a new era of noncategorical approaches toward exceptional children. Beginning with disenchantment with special classes, the trend continues with serious questioning of traditional diagnostic labels and with experimentation in grouping various types...

  • Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology-related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research.  // Research Technology Management;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p62 

    The article offers information on the report titled "Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology-related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research," released by the National Research Council committee in the U.S. It discusses the characteristics of an effective national research strategy...

  • Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Twice Exceptional Students. King, Emily Williams // Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p16 

    The article focuses on the emotional and social needs of twice-exceptional students. Students who are both gifted and have learning disabilities exhibit superior intellectual ability as well as a significant discrepancy between their level of performance in a particular area, such as reading,...

  • DATES TO REMEMBER.  // Exceptional Children;Dec1964, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p225 

    The article presents a calendar of events that lists congresses and conventions on special education in the U.S. for 1965. On April 20-24, the 43rd Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) will be held in Portland, Oregon. The CEC California Federation Annual...

  • CLD POSITION STATEMENT: ALTERNATIVE ROUTES TO CERTIFICATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION. Rosenberg, Michael S.; Sindelar, Paul T.; Connelly, Vincent; Keller, Cassandra // Learning Disability Quarterly;Spring2004, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p122 

    Presents the position statement of the Council for Learning Disabilities on alternative routes to certification in special education. Factors which contribute to the proliferation of alternative routes to certification; Recognition of the need for highly qualified general and special education...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics