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Here you will find some of the resources and publications which relate to the work done through the Urban Scholars Programme.

 

Mathematical Challenges: Developing Problem-Solving Skills. (2013) Elephas* 
Casey, R. and Koshy, V., (2013) Critical Thinking for Key Stage 3 - 2nd Edition. Elephas*
Koshy, V. and Murray, J. (ed) (2011) Unlocking Mathematics Teaching. London: Routledge
Koshy, V. (2011) Enrichment Activities for Mathematically Gifted Children 7-9 years. London: Elephas*
Koshy, V. (2010) Action Research for Improving Educational Practice. London: SAGE
Koshy, V., Casey, R., Pinheiro-Torres, C. and Portman Smith, C. (2008) Surfacing Bubbles of Submerged Talent: Features of an Urban Scholars Programme and Case Studies of 20 Gifted and Talented Teenagers. Report of the study supported by London Challenge, DCSF
Koshy, V. (2008) Enrichment Activities for Mathematically Gifted Children 9-11 years. London: Elephas*
Koshy, V. and Chester, M. (2007) Mathematical Activities for Younger Gifted Children. London: Elephas*
Koshy, V., Williams, M. and Mitchell, C. (2006) Nurturing Gifted and Talented Children at Key Stage 1: A Report of Action Research Projects. DfES, Research Report 741
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (2006) Submerged talent in inner cities: inclusion by intervention in Smith, C. (ed) Including the Gifted and Talented: Making Inclusion Work for More Gifted and Able Learner. London: Routledge
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (2005) Critical Thinking for Key Stage 3. London: Elephas*
Koshy, V. (2002) Teaching Young Gifted Children 4-7. London: David Fulton
Koshy, V. (2000) Teaching Mathematics to Able Children London: David Fulton
Koshy, V and Casey, R. (2000) Special Abilities Scales. London: Hodder and Stoughton.
Koshy, V. (1999) Effective Teaching of Numeracy. London: Hodder and Stoughton (includes a chapter on differentiation)
Koshy, V. and Casey, R. (1997) Effective Provision for Able and Exceptionally Able Children. London: Elephas*
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (1997) Bright Challenge Key Stage 3. London: Elephas*
Koshy, V. (1997) Infant Challenges. London: Elephas*
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (1995) Bright Challenge Key Stage 2. London: Elephas*

*All the Elephas publications can also be obtained from:
The Elephas Centre
PO Box 73
Twickenham 
TW1 1XB
Or enquries@elephas.co.uk

Koshy, V., Brown, J., Jones, D. and Portman Smith, C. (2013, in press) Exploring the views of parents of high ability children living in relative poverty. Educational Research
Brady, M. and Koshy, V. (2013, in press) Reflections on the implementation of the Gifted and Talented Policy in England 1999-2011. Gifted Education International
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (2013) Gifted and talented education: The English policy highway at a crossroads?, Journal for the Education of the Gifted 36 (1) : 44- 54
Koshy, V. and Pinheiro–Torres (2012) Are we being de-gifted Miss?’ Primary School Gifted and Talented Co-ordinators’ responses to the Gifted and Talented Education Policy in England. British Educational Research Journal DOI: 10.1002/berj.3021- online
Koshy, V., Pinheiro -Torres, C. and Portman Smith, C. (2012) The Landscape of Gifted and Talented Education in England and Wales: How are teachers implementing policy? Research Papers in Education. Vol 27, Number 2, April 2012 pp167-186.
Casey, R., Portman Smith, C. and Koshy, V. (2011) Opportunities and Challenges of Working with Gifted and Talented Students in an Urban Context: A University-Based Intervention Program. The Gifted Child Today. Vol  34, 1, 35-43
Casey, R. (2011) Teaching mathematically promising children. In Koshy, V.and Murray, J. (Ed) Unlocking Mathematics Teaching. pp124-149 London: Routledge
Koshy, V. and Pascal, C. (2011) Nurturing the young shoots of talent: Using action research for exploration and theory making. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. Volume19 Issue 3
Koshy, V., Pinheiro-Torres, C. and Portman Smith, C. (2010) The Landscape of Gifted and Talented Education in England and Wales: How are teachers implementing policy? Research Papers in Education. iFirst Article, 1-20. DOI 10-1080/02671522.2010.509514  ISSN 0267- 1522
Koshy,V.,  Pinheiro-Torres,C. and Casey, R. (2010) Teachers’ responses to the Gifted and Talented Policy in the UK: A review of the landscape. Gifted Education International. Vol 27.pp 206-218
Koshy, V., Ernest. P. and Casey, R. (2009) Mathematically gifted children: Theory into practice. International Journal of Mathematics in Science and Technology. Vol 40 (2)213 -228
Koshy, V. (2008) Provision for mathematically gifted children. Matasagouras, E. (ed) Educating High Ability Children: Differentiated Syneduction. Published in Greece
Koshy, V. and Welham,C. (2008) Nurturing young gifted and talented children. Perspectives in education. Vol. 26 (2)
Pinheiro-Torres, C. and Portman-Smith, C. (BERA 2008), New Researchers and Student conference, poster presentation; ‘Promoting Widening Participation and Higher Education: Lessons from a four year intervention programme’: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/174370.pdf
Koshy, V. Casey, R. and Taylor, A. (2008) The Urban Gifted student and Higher Education. Gifted Education International. Vol. 23 No.3
Koshy, V. and Robinson, N. (2007) Too long neglected: gifted young children. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. Vol.14 No.2
Koshy.V, Radnor, H. and Taylor, A. (2007) Gifts, Talents and Meritocracy. British Journal for Education Policy. Vol 22 No 3
Koshy, V. (2006) Actualizing mathematical promise. Gifted Education International. Vol 20, No.1 Spring 2006
Koshy, V. and Robinson, N. (2006) Too long neglected: Gifted young children. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. Vol: 14 (2) pp 113-126
Koshy, V. and Casey, R. (2005) Letting caged birds fly: Creativity for a postmodern enlightenment. Gifted and Talented international. The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Vol 21
Koshy, V. (2003) Developing mathematically promising students by empowering teachers. Research Journal of the National Association of Gifted Children. Vol.7 Number 1, pp22-28
Casey, R. (2002) A Framework for Teaching Mathematically Promising Pupils in Koshy, V. And Murray, J. (eds) Unlocking Numeracy. London: Fulton
Casey, R. and Koshy, V. (2001) Submerged Talent and World Class Recognition. Assessing Gifted and Talented Children. London: QCA International Seminar Presentation Papers
Koshy, V. (May 1999) 'Establishing Principles' - Special Issue on Mathematically Able Pupils. Mathematics in Schools. The Journal of the Mathematical Association
Casey, R. (1999) A Key Concept Model for Teaching and Learning Mathematics. Mathematics in School, Vol: 28, No.3
Koshy, V. and Casey, R. (1999) Effective Educational Provision for Higher Ability Pupils: Setting the Agenda. Research Journal of the National Association of Gifted Children. Summer 3
Koshy, V. and Casey, R. (1998) A National Curriculum and the Sovereignty of the Higher Ability Learner. The Gifted Child Quarterly. Vol: 42, No. 4 pp 253-260
Koshy, V. and Casey, R. (1997) Empowering the Teacher to Meet the Challenge of the Able Child. The British Journal for Special Education. Vol: 12 No 2 pp 62-69