Publications:

Gifted learners

 

Publications related to the teaching of gifted learners:


Taber, K. S. (2017). Working to meet the needs of school pupils who are gifted in science through school-university initial teacher education partnerships. In M. Sumida & K. S. Taber (Eds.), Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted: Approaches from diverse national contexts (pp. 1-14). Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge.


Taber, K. S. (2017). Teaching science to the gifted in English state schools: Locating a compromised "gifted and talented" policy within its systemic context. In M. Sumida & K. S. Taber (Eds.), Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted: Approaches from diverse national contexts (pp. 185-203). Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge.


Taber, K. S., & Riga, F. (2016). From Each According to Her Capabilities; to Each According to Her Needs: Fully Including the Gifted in School Science Education. In S. Markic & S. Abels (Eds.), Science Education Towards Inclusion (pp. 195-219). New York: Nova Publishers.


Taber, K. S. (2016). Gifteness, intelligence, creativity and the construction of knowledge in the science classroom. In K. S. Taber & M. Sumida (Eds.), International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted: Key issues and challenges (pp. 1-12). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.


Taber, K. S. (2016). The nature of science and the teaching of gifted learners. In K. S. Taber & M. Sumida (Eds.), International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted: Key issues and challenges (pp. 94-105). Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge.


Taber, K. S. (2016). ‘Chemical reactions are like hell because…’: Asking gifted science learners to be creative in a curriculum context that encourages convergent thinking. In M. K. Demetrikopoulos & J. L. Pecore (Eds.), Interplay of Creativity and Giftedness in Science (pp. 321-349). Rotterdam: Sense.


Taber, K. S. (2015). Developing a research programme in science education for gifted learners. In N. L. Yates (Ed.), New Developments in Science Education Research (pp. 1-27). New York: Nova Science Publishers.


Taber, K. S. (2015). Affect and Meeting the Needs of the Gifted Chemistry Learner: Providing Intellectual Challenge to Engage Students in Enjoyable Learning. In M. Kahveci & M. Orgill (Eds.), Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Education (pp. 133-158): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.


Taber, K. S. (2012). Meeting the needs of gifted science learners in the context of England's system of comprehensive secondary education: the ASCEND project. Journal of Science Education in Japan, 36(2), 101-112. (Invited research article)


Taber, K. S., & Cole, J. (2010). The CREST awards scheme: Challenging gifted and talented students through creative STEM project work. School Science Review, 92(339), 117-126.


Taber, K. S. (2010). Challenging gifted learners: general principles for science educators; and exemplification in the context of teaching chemistry. Science Education International, 21(1), 5-30.


Taber, K. S. (Editor) (2007) Science Education for Gifted Learners, London: Routledge. ISBN: 9780415395335 / ISBN-10: 041539533X / ISBN: 9780415395342 / ISBN-10: 0415395348 (264 pages).


Taber, K. S. (2007) Enriching School Science for the Gifted Learner, London: Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme. (ISBN 978-1-901351-68-2) (59 pages + CDROM)





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