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Unlocking Student Talent

The New Science of Developing Expertise

Robin Fogarty (author) Gene M. Kerns (author)
Brian M. Pete (author)
Charlotte Danielson (Foreword by)
Brian M. Pete (Afterword by)

ISBN: 9780807758724

Publication Date: Feb 2018

Format: Paperback

How do we truly help students achieve their fullest potential? What are the roles of motivation, deliberate practice, and coaching in developing talent and abilities in students? This hands-on guide examines each of these elements in detail providing definitions, relevant research, discussions, examples, and practical steps to take with students in elementary, middle, and high school.
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How do we truly help students achieve their fullest potential? What are the roles of motivation, deliberate practice, and coaching in developing talent and abilities in students? This hands-on guide examines each of these elements in detail providing definitions, relevant research, discussions, examples, and practical steps to take with students in elementary, middle, and high school. The authors examine cutting-edge research on world-class performance and distill information specifically for educators. Offering guidelines to help teachers spot and encourage students' exceptional aptitudes, passionate interests, and special strengths, they show concretely how to promote greater motivation for learning and success. This foundational book infuses new ideas into established teaching. User-friendly chapters include thought-provoking insights, vignettes of how notable talents were developed, teaching and learning tips, grade-level examples, and discussion questions.

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"This book offers revolutionary proposals for transforming general education and, in particular, describes how to produce high-school graduates who are independent learners prepared and ready to employ the appropriate methods in acquiring whatever skills they need to succeed in their careers." – From the Foreword by K. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool, coauthors of Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise.
Pages 192
Dimensions 229 x 156
Date Published 28 Feb 2018
Publisher Teachers College Press
Subject/s Education   Teaching skills & techniques   Secondary schools   Primary & middle schools  

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