Teaching Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Primary School: A Practical Guide

Teaching Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Primary School: A Practical Guide

by Chris Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412903181

ISBN-13: 9781412903189

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Using tried and tested examples, this book shows the busy teacher how to challenge able children in mixed-ability classes where time and resources are usually limited.

The practical tasks will show you how carefully designed activities can cater for a range of abilities. The book features advice on:

  • creating a working environment that helps more able

Overview

Using tried and tested examples, this book shows the busy teacher how to challenge able children in mixed-ability classes where time and resources are usually limited.

The practical tasks will show you how carefully designed activities can cater for a range of abilities. The book features advice on:

  • creating a working environment that helps more able pupils to thrive
  • varying the way you ask pupils questions
  • thinking about multiple intelligences and ways to develop them
  • developing different levels of challenge in classroom activities
  • allowing pupils some choice in the activities they do
  • runnign whole-class research projects.

A glossary of key terms and a range of ready-to-use photocopiable material are also included.

Class teachers, learning support teachers, trainee teachers, teaching assistants, Gifted and Talented Coordinators and Local Education Authority Advisers will all find this book ideal for use in their settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412903189
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Gifted Children in the Primary Classroom
Principles of Good Practice for All Learners
Asking Better Questions
The Menu Approach
Managing Whole Class Research Projects

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