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Supporting Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School
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Supporting Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School



July 2006 | 136 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This is an excellent book which is organised for teachers, heads of schools, and those specifically involved with very able youngsters. Many ideas are provided in this book for teachers to follow in order to render their professional expertise appropriate for helping youngsters with high ability' - Dr L. F. Lowenstein, Educational, Clinical and Forensic Psychological Consultant

Using ideas that have been tried and tested in the classroom, this book takes a whole school approach to providing appropriate challenge and support for gifted and talented pupils in an inclusive educational setting.

Packed with practical ideas for meeting the needs of gifted pupils and containing plenty of case studies that show what can be achieved, this book also provides advice on:

" Defining and Identifying giftedness and talent;

" Strategies for resolving underachievement by gifted and talented pupils;

" Dual exceptionality and removing barriers to attainment;

" support strategies for gifted and talented pupils (in schools and in LEAs);

" different teaching and learning strategies, such as differentiation and enrichment;

" devising a tailored curriculum to meet the needs of individual able pupils.

Gifted and Talented Co-ordinators, class teachers, LEA Advisers and Learning Support Teachers looking for a whole-school approach to helping more able pupils develop their abilities to the fullest potential will find this book invaluable.

 
PART ONE: IDENTIFICATION AND PROVISION
 
Defining Giftedness
 
Identification of Giftedness
 
Underachievement
 
Dual Exceptionality
 
Policy and Provision
 
Teaching and Learning
 
PART TWO: SPECIFIC STRATEGIES
 
Differentiation
 
Enrichment
 
Acceleration
 
Specialist Provision
 
Professional Development

'This is an excellent book which is organised for teachers, heads of schools, and those specifically involved with very able youngsters. Many ideas are provided in this book for teachers to follow in order to render their professional expertise appropriate for helping youngsters with high ability' - Dr L. F. Lowenstein, Educational, Clinical and Forensic Psychological Consultant


Good book, some good ideas which my school will be trying

Miss Kayleigh Robinson
Care and earlyyears, Daventry UTC
March 11, 2014

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Chapter 1 - Defining Giftedness (139KB)


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