Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children

Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children : That Other Children Will Love Too

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Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children covers many types of creative and critical thinking skills that will enable children to develop their cognitive processes. The work that the children produce will be extremely different because the activities allow room for creativity and open-ended answers. Gifted children are not the only children who will benefit from this book! Children will thoroughly enjoy these activities. Some of the activities can be last for days, others such as the brainteasers can be used for a quick warm-up to spark interest and excite the brain. Use these ideas and have the confidence of knowing that the extra you are doing in the classroom really helps the children to think on six levels: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 3 x 297 x 2.79mm | 207g
  • Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1903853478
  • 9781903853474
  • 34,298

Table of contents

Introduction. Bloom's Taxonomy; Cognitive and affective domains; How the activities relate to the domains; Guidelines for brainstorming; Ideas for brainstorming; I wonder. BRAINTEASERS: Do or die!; The magic words; Who could it be?; A die-r mistake!; Twins - or -; Trickster; A flying nuisance; Who is he?; Quilting memories; A dog's life; Wacky neighbours. MAIN ACTIVITIES: A carnival wish; The big top!; Sweet Shoppe; The secret clubhouse; Dinotrocious; Up, up and away!; Reach out and touch someone; Can you see the sea?; N is for narwhal; Breakout; Treat your taste to chocolate; Futurama; Cut-ups; Timmm - ber!; Again and again!; Traffic blues; Newspaper bonanza; Treasure hunt; Rain, rain, go away; Special edition; Sandwich-city; Where in the world?; The moon or bust!; Inside out!; The dilemma; Peek-a-boo; Survivor; It's a lemon. Answers; Further reading; Bibliography; Acknowledgements.
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About Ashley McCabe Mowat

Ashley McCabe Mowat is a Gifted Educator and Consultant. Ashley grew up in the southern states of America and was a student in the gifted programme from the age of 8. She received a BA in Early Childhood Education, a BA in Elementary Education and studied Psychology at Converse Women's College in South Carolina. Following university, Ashley continued her education at Converse, receiving a masters degree in Gifted Education. During this time, Ashley taught in an inner city school and completed a thesis on Underachieving Gifted Males. She also planned and implemented a curriculum for the top 100 gifted students in her area for the Athena Institute, a summer programme for gifted studients. Ashley moved to England, married, and now teaches at a school in Buckinghamshire. She has provided INSET training days for teaches in schools involved with the Excellence in Cities programme and works with the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) on their website. Ashley is available for INSET training days, and workshops for children.
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