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Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learner

This book explores how educators can impact gifted young learners' beliefs about ability and suggests ways that staff can support young gifted children as they develop.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781412946322
  • Published By: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Year: 2008
  • Page Count: 128
  • Publication date: October 08, 2008

Price: $59



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.


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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.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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



Price: $59
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