Help Your Talented Child: An Essential Guide for Parents

Help Your Talented Child: An Essential Guide for Parents

by Barry Teare


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855393516
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/09/2007
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Barry Teare is respected in the field of effective learning for the able and talented. For many years he has been involved in teacher training concerned with provision for able and talented children, and has worked with these children in many areas of the country. He was recently a member of the government's advisory group in this field.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Issues
What's in a name?
The present state of play
What can be expected
Two-way communication
How the school might identify your child as able and talented
All sorts of abilities
The central place of thinking skills
Challenge for progress Different ways of working
The golden component that is time Homework
Presentation and spelling
Changing schools
Looking after your able child
Able underachievers
Section 2: Getting Further Advice and Help
Specific subject advice, resources and help
Art Drama
English Geography
Modern foreign languages
PE, sport and dance Religious education, philosophy and citizenship
Technology (food, textiles, design) Section 3: Some Recommended Children's Fiction

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