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Gifted Education: Underachievement
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Underachievement of Verbally Gifted Children Skills of Verbally Gifted Children. Verbal skills include the ability to understand language easily. This includes Learning Style of Verbally Gifted Children. There isn’t a lot of recent research on verbally gifted children, but one Intrinsic.
Underachievement occurs when a child’s performance is below what is expected based on the child’s ability. For example, a child who scores in the 90th percentile range on standardized tests can be expected to excel in school, earning As and perhaps some Bs. But a child with high potential who earns less than Bs is said to be underachieving.
Some gifted children, however, underachieve. They do not develop to their full potential. Since underachievement and its subsequent consequences are not easy to overturn or cancel out, the focus of many educators is to spot underachievement at a young age and address the causes. There are three common causes of underachievement.
Underachievement is viewed as a mismatch between the school’s curriculum and testing procedures and these children’s unique needs and stylistic approaches toward learning. The implications for psychoeducational assessment, pedagogy, and counseling are discussed. Signs of verbally gifted children: higher competency in language than peers, easily acquire language, good ear for sound of languages, good at manipulating symbols (letters), can often be heard ‘playing’ with language. – making jokes with language, experimenting with sound (making nonsense sounds), getting rhymes and poetry quickly etc. Learn how to work with your child’s teacher. Find relevant topics in Connecting for High Potential, a newsletter exploring gifted issues from the parents’ and teachers’ perspective.
More Information. Ford, D.Y. (2011). Reversing underachievement among gifted black students. Waco, T. Frustration with inability to master certain academic skill Learned helplessness General lack of motivation Disruptive classroom behavior Perfectionism Supersensitivity Failure to complete assignments Lack of organizational skills Demonstration of.
Underachievement of Verbally Gifted Children. Developing Verbal Talent: Ideas & Strategies for Teachers of Elem & MS Students (Amazon) Cognitive Profiles of Verbally & Mathematically Precocious Students Teaching English Activities for the Gifted and Talented Students (pdf) Education of the Gifted & Talented: Precocious Language and Thought (pdf). A variety of factors contribute to underachievement among gifted children. Heidi teaches middle school language arts in heterogeneously mixed classes with clusters of gifted students placed with.
Solutions to help Underachieving Gifted Students at Home: Ensure that child has a decent breakfast Eliminate corn or wheat from his diet Reduce the child’s after-school responsibilities Place student in a counseling group with other gifted students Encourage family counseling Introduce him to role models of successful adults.
List of related literature:
|from Giftedness 101|
|from International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent|
|from Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics E-Book|
|from CHILDHOOD AND GROWING UP|
|from ESSENTIALS OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|from Introduction to Special Education’ 2007 Ed.|
|from Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits|
|from Grandparents’ Guide to Gifted Children|
|from Encyclopedia of Creativity|
|from Shiksha Manovigyan(Hindi)|