UNLOCKING STUDENT TALENT
The New Science of Developing Expertise
By Robin J. Fogarty, Gene M. Kerns, and Brian M. Pete. Help all students achieve their fullest potential and channel their creativity, passion, and will with the practical steps provided in this hands-on guide. Each section of the book focuses on a specific component of the process of developing expertise-motivation, practice, and coaching. Learn how to spot and encourage students’ exceptional aptitudes, passionate interests, and special strengths. Included are discussions on the concept of "reachfulness"—working in a zone just out of reach—plus vignettes about the development of notable talents, teaching and learning tips, grade-level examples, and discussion questions. Teacher resource for grades K–12. Index. Bibliography. Teachers College Press. 168 pages. ©2018.