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Curriculum for High Ability Learners : Issues, Trends and Practices

Curriculum for High Ability Learners : Issues, Trends and Practices
Curriculum for High Ability Learners
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  • Series Editors' Foreword -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Authors and Contributors -- Authors -- Contributors -- Reclaiming the Curriculum -- References -- Theory, Research and Conceptions of Curriculum for High Ability Learners: Key Findings, Issues and Debates -- Introduction -- Concept-Based Curriculum and Meeting the Needs of High Ability Learners -- Knowledge: Concepts, Forms and Processes -- Knowledge and Disciplinarity -- Conceptual Thinking and Achieving Deeper Learning -- Dialogic Teaching and Knowledge Co-construction for Conceptual Thinking -- Students' Views About Knowledge and Learning Concepts -- Conclusion -- References -- Concept-Based Curriculum and the Teacher: Galvanising Teacher Agency -- Introduction -- Teacher-Developed Curriculum, Deeper Knowledge and the High Ability Learner -- Concept-Focused Learning and the High Ability Learner's Needs -- Developing Concept-Based Curriculum Galvanises Teacher Agency -- Conceptualisations of Teacher Agency: Focusing on Promoting Deeper Learning -- Teaching and Learning Conceptually: A Deleuzian Perspective -- Enhanced Teacher Agency in Concept-Based Curriculum Development -- Concept-Based Curricula Development Sparks Teacher Agency: A Case Study -- Implications: Improvements in Teacher Expertise and Student Learning -- References -- Designing and Implementing Concept-Based Curriculum -- Introduction -- Rationale for a Concept-Based Curriculum -- Key Issues and Challenges -- Choice of Concepts -- Conceptual Understandings -- Assessment -- Teacher Implementation -- Considerations and Recommendations -- Conceptual Understandings -- Fidelity -- Professional Development -- Conclusion -- References -- Concept-Based Curriculum Design and Practice in the United States -- An Introduction: Why Does Concept-Based Curriculum Matter?
  • Concept-Based Curriculum Models and Efficacy -- Why a Concept-Based Curriculum in US Classrooms? -- Models for Concept Development and the Efficacy of Use -- Designing a Concept-Based Curriculum -- How Do Educators Design a Concept-Based Curriculum? -- Key Considerations -- Strategies to Help Link Concepts Across Multiple Disciplines -- Introducing Concepts in Practical Ways -- Strategies for Building Greater Sophistication of Conceptual Understanding -- Concept-Based Teacher Barriers in the United States -- What Can Leaders Do to Support the Institution of a Concept-Based Approach to Student Learning? -- References -- Concept-Based Curriculum: An Australian Experience -- Introduction -- Defining Concept-Based Curriculum in the Australian Context -- Situating Concept-Based Curriculum Within Australian Curriculum Frameworks -- What Does the Research Indicate? -- Teachers' Beliefs and Perceptions of Concept-Based Curriculum Design -- Primary Schools -- Secondary Experiences -- Challenges and Issues -- Assessment -- Whole-School Approach -- Disciplinary Knowledge and Pragmatics -- A Dialogic Pedagogy -- Moving Forward: Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Developing Science Curriculum for Gifted Learners in South Korea -- Background of Curriculum Development in Gifted Education in Korea -- Concept-Based Curriculum in Science Education and Thoughts for Science Gifted Education -- Practices of Concept-Based Curriculum in Science Gifted Education -- Examples of Concept-Based Lessons in Science Gifted Education Programmes -- Some Reflections and Issues with Concept-Based Curriculum in the Korean Context -- References -- Leading a Radical Shift in the Education of High Ability Learners -- Introduction -- The Innovation Begins in National Junior College: A Case Study -- The Genesis -- Phases of Programme Development -- Programme Structure
  • Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Evaluation -- Leading the Change -- Issues and Challenges -- Selection of Teachers -- Curriculum Design and Development -- Teaching Load -- Staffing -- Selection of Students -- Funding -- Some Useful Tips: 3P + 3S Formula -- Conclusion -- Annex 1 -- Marketing Strategies and Tactics -- Strategies -- Tactics -- References -- Designing a Concept-Based Curriculum: The Raffles Girls' School (RGS) Experience -- Introduction -- What Is a Concept-Based Curriculum? -- Changing Contexts, Changing Curriculum -- RGS: Background -- Why Did RGS Embark on a Concept-Based Curriculum? -- Getting Started: Change Processes -- Redesign Curriculum Documents -- Develop Capacities -- Review Practices -- Challenges Faced -- Sustainability of a Concept-Based Curriculum: Factors -- Whole-School Approach -- Leadership -- Teacher Efficacy Through Collaboration -- Conclusion -- References -- Concept-Based Instruction in English: Issues and Challenges -- The English Language in Singapore -- Concept-Based Instruction in English -- The Reality of High-Stakes Examinations -- A Concept-Based Curriculum for Enhancing Performance -- Concept-Based Curriculum as a Feature of Educational Differentiation -- The Place for a Concept-Based Curriculum as a Feature of All Thinking Classrooms -- The Consideration of Bloom's Taxonomy -- Concepts and Conceptual Themes -- A Concept-Based Sample in the English Classroom -- Assessing Concept-Based Curriculum and Its Implications -- Significance of a Concept-Based Curriculum for Students and Educators -- Challenges Faced in Philosophy and Implementation -- Issues in the Implementation of a Concept-Based Curriculum -- Teacher Belief and Motivation -- Administrative and Leadership Support -- My Reflections on Implementing a Concept-Based Curriculum -- Student Performance and Achievement -- Student Profile
  • Expanding the Student Impact -- The Professional Community -- Sustainability Concerns -- Conclusion -- References -- Processes and Issues in Concept-Based Curriculum for the Humanities -- Introduction -- The Context -- Concept-Based Curriculum in Geography -- From Theory to Practice -- An Eclectic Approach to Concept-Based Curriculum Frameworks -- Essential Understandings and Generalisations -- An Example: A Concept-Based Unit in Geography -- Critical Content and Key Skills -- Topic and Developing Concepts for Deeper Learning -- Graphic Organisers -- Developing Generalisations for the Unit -- Tools for Conceptual Understanding -- Benefits of Concept-Based Curriculum -- Implications of a Concept-Based Curriculum -- Need for Suitable Teacher Training -- Need for Adjustment of Teachers' Mindset -- Need for the Recognition of Challenges in the Curriculum-{u00AD}Writing Process -- Need for a Refocus on the Learning Process Instead of Merely Examination Excellence -- Conclusion -- References -- Working with Concept-Based Curricula for Mathematics -- Objective -- Background -- Understanding the Structure of Mathematical Knowledge -- Modern Views on Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching -- Mathematics Education in Singapore -- Challenges to Delivering a Concept-Based Curriculum -- Concept-Based Learning in the Mathematics Classroom: Tools for the Teacher -- Tool 1: Teaching Mathematics Conceptually -- Tool 2: Use of Conceptual Lens -- Tool 3: Use of Socratic Questioning to Test Mathematical Understanding -- Tool 4: Assessing Mathematical Understanding Through Formative Means -- Reflections of a Concept-Based Teaching and Learning Practitioner -- References -- Processes and Issues in Concept-Based Curriculum for Science -- Introduction -- Developing an Understanding of Scientific Concepts -- Concept-Based Instruction and Curriculum
  • A Concept-Based Approach to Science Curriculum -- Concept-Based Teaching and Learning of Science -- Example of Concept-Based Teaching: The Concept of Chemical Bonds -- Another Example of Concept-Based Teaching: Mental Models of Chemical Bonding -- Using Questioning as an Instructional Strategy for Concept-{u00AD}Based Teaching -- Concept-Building Activities: Conceptual Change and Misconceptions -- Making Chemistry Relevant -- Concept-Based Biology Education: Preparing for a New Biology for the Twenty-First Century -- Concept Maps and Meaningful Learning in Biology -- Learning Biology Conceptually: Real-World Scenarios -- Challenges of Concept-Based Approach: Meeting Student Needs -- Challenges of Concept-Based Approach: Assessing Learning Outcomes -- Making Connections with Gifted and Talented Learners and Science Education -- References -- Curriculum Evaluation -- What Is Curriculum? -- What Is Evaluation? What Is Curriculum Evaluation? -- Objectives, Goals, Philosophy and Rationales for Conducting Curriculum Evaluation for Schools -- What Are the Criteria in Evaluating Concept-Based Curriculum? -- Questions About the Concept-Based Curriculum -- Macro Documents -- Philosophy/Rationale -- Content -- Process -- Assessments and Products -- Suggested Process Used to Evaluate Concept-Based Curriculum -- Who Does the Evaluation? -- Communicating the Evaluation Findings -- What Are the Intended Outcomes? How Do Schools Make Use of the Outcomes of Evaluation? -- Issue in Evaluating Concept-Based Curriculum: Conceptual Teaching and High-Stakes Test -- References -- Lessons Learned from Developing and Implementing the Concept-Based Curriculum -- Curriculum Perspectives and Teacher Knowledge -- Complexities in Deliberating Curriculum and Situated Learning -- Lessons Learned from Developing and Using Concept-Based Curriculum
  • School Level: Strategic Direction for Curriculum Innovation and Changed Practice
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