Working with Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School: A Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals

Working with Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School: A Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals

By: Justine Baylis (author), Dick Smith (author)Paperback

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Aimed at those working with gifted and talented pupils in the secondary school, this book shows how to identify and provide for these students. Firmly linked to government guidelines and with a sound theoretical underpinning, the book concentrates on the practical aspects and includes information on: } initiatives in this area such as Excellence in Cities and summer schools } identifying gifted and talented pupils } teaching and learning programmes for gifted and talented pupils } subject-specific provision } thinking skills } In-service training There is some photocopiable material included to help with lesson delivery and throughout the book there are plenty of practical suggestions for teaching activities and approaches. This book will allow any teacher to approach the role of GATCO Gifted and Talented Co-Ordinator with confidence and will be helpful for all teachers involved in teaching gifted and talented pupils. Dick Smith is an experienced practitioner and has worked in the field of gifted and talented education as both a GATCO and in-service trainer. He currently works as a Team Leader with the DfES Gifted and Talented Education unit.

About Author

Dick Smith is an experienced practitioner and has worked in the field of gifted and talented education as both a GATCO and in-service trainer. He currently works as a Team Leader with the DfES Gifted and Talented Education

Contents

Introduction and Context Identifying the Gifted The Distinctive Teaching and Learning Programme The School Response Out-of-Hours and Masterclasses 14-19 and Individual Trajectories

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412901697
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781412901697
  • ISBN10: 1412901693

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