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Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learner

Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learner

128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Discover ways to influence and encourage gifted young children's beliefs about their ability!

This book explores the ways staff can impact learner beliefs about their abilities and suggests ways to support young children throughout their development. The book contains practical ideas for:
  • Giving feedback and praise
  • Structuring activities to help shape and recognize 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 direct and shape learning outcomes for all children in early years settings.
Developing Young Learners' Identity
How Staff Can Support Gifted Young Learners
Learner Stories
Creating Challenge for Gifted Young Learners
Activities for Gifted and Talented Young Learners
Inclusive Provision for Gifted Young Learners
A Framework for Feedback
All Round Development of Gifted Young Learners

'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

Margaret Sutherland

Margaret Sutherland is a lecturer in Additional Support Needs and is Programme Leader for the Masters in Inclusive Education and the Certificate/Diploma in Support for Learning/Special Educational Needs. She is also Project Leader for the Scottish Network for Able Pupils (SNAP) anad Depute Director of the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL). Margaret is a member of the Glasgow Centre for International Development. More About Author

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