Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learner
- Margaret Sutherland - University of Glasgow, UK
Early Childhood Education | Early Childhood Gifted & Talented | Gifted & Talented Education
'This book is essential reading for all those involved in Early Years. It proves that good provision for Gifted and Talented is good provision for all children.' - Johanna M Raffan, Founder Director, NACE
Do you want to know more about how you can influence and impact gifted young children's beliefs about their ability?
This book explores the way staff impact learner beliefs about ability and suggests ways that staff can support young children as they develop.
The book contains practical ideas for:
- giving feedback and praise
- structuring activities to help shape and recognise high ability
- creating a challenging learning environment
- developing citizens of the future.
Aimed at children who are gifted and talented, the book is applicable to staff seeking to shape and influence learning for all children in early years settings.
'This book is an essential resource for all those in Early Years settings; providing invaluable information about addressing the wide range of aspects involved in developing effective provision for able learners' - Nursery World
Sample Materials & Chapters
Appendix - Space Exploration Factsheet
Appendix - Space Glossary Factsheet
Chapter One - Blank Observation Sheet
Chapter Four - Characteristics and Evidence
Chapter Four - Stars and Space
Chapter Five - Constellation Sheet
Chapter Five - Star Biscuit Recipe
Chapter Six - Blank Continuous Observation Sheet
Chapter Six - Blank Planning for Individuals Sheet
Chapter Seven - Blank Reflecting on Feedback Sheet