Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Students

Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Students

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This is a thoroughly researched one-stop resource for all those with responsibility for classes that contain gifted and talented students at both primary and secondary level.This introductory guide for class teachers in primary and secondary schools looks at current strategies for identifying able, gifted and talented children and meeting their social, emotional and educational needs. Illustrated throughout with case studies and FAQs, the book will also be of interest to PGCE students, G&T coordinators and those undergoing training as leading more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 14mm | 322.05g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Network Continuum Education
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10 bw illustrations
  • 1855394650
  • 9781855394650
  • 542,805

About Gwen Goodhew

Gwen Goodhew is a freelance consultant on Gifted and Talented Education. She holds an Advanced Diploma in the Education of Gifted and Talented Children (ECCHA Prize Winner 1994). She is series editor of 'Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils' (Fulton, later Routledge 2006-7): 11 subject-specific books for secondary schools, and compiled 'Opportunities for Our Gifted Youth' for DfES (2002): a preliminary to setting up the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth. She has written and edited a number of other books and more

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"the comprehensive and current bibliography will become a really useful tool for those who require greater understanding or background" "As a school governor I found the book useful to support both undersatnding and expectation" "it is a text which identifies a wide range of areas for consideration and will help the promotion of an initial whole school approach" The Higher education academy (on line), 17 July 2009--Sanford Lakoffshow more

Table of contents

Introduction; Chapter 1: What do we mean by Gifted, Talented and Exceptionally Able?; Chapter 2: Identifying Gifted and Talented children; Chapter 3: School-wide strategies for supporting Gifted and Talented children; Chapter 4: Providing for Able, Gifted and Talented pupils at classroom level; Chapter 5: Three important issues - Exceptional Ability (EA); literacy; ICT; Chapter 6: Able, Gifted and Talented children with additional needs; Appendix 1: Institutional Quality Standards in Gifted and Talented Education; Appendix 2: Acceleration checklist; Appendix 3: Opportunities and support for Gifted and Talented students; Appendix 4: Essential online resources for teachers; References; more

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