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Teaching Able, Gifted and Talented Children

Teaching Able, Gifted and Talented Children
Strategies, Activities & Resources

May 2010 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Clive Tunnicliffe offers a vision of provision for able, gifted and talented (AG&T) learners within the context of Every Child Matters (ECM) legislation and the drive to achieve personalized learning. Providing a clear and concise summary of an increasingly important area of educational provision, this book offers the right balance of theory and practical strategies.

Teaching Able, Gifted and Talented Children offers advice on:

  • developing a whole school policy for AG&T provision
  • defining and identifying AG&T learners
  • strategies to use in the classroom
  • developing critical and creative thinking
  • out-of-school enrichment activities
  • supporting AG&T learners
  • working with parents

Each chapter contains a summary of key points, case studies of good practice, great ideas to use with students and Professional Development Activities for staff.

This book is short enough to be a quick read, but there is much to whet your appetite for finding out more about this fascinating area of teaching and learning. It is a useful and interesting resource for busy managers, project leaders, classroom practitioners and learning support staff.

Clive Tunnicliffe is an education consultant currently based in China; he had a long career in the UK as a teacher, Local Authority Advisor, National Strategy Manager and Director of Publications for NACE.

Developing School Policy
Defining Able, Gifted and Talented
Identifying the Able, Gifted and Talented
Whole-School Provision for AG&T
Effective Classroom Provision for AG&T
Supporting AG&T outside the Classroom

'This book seeks to bring together a range of tried and tested ideas and activities for pupils who are able, gifted and talented. Practical ideas for use in the classroom sit side by side with ideas for whole school development and policies. A useful additional resource for the busy teacher' -
Margaret SutherlandLecturer in Additional Support Needs, University of Glasgow

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