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

by Dick Smith Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
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Pbk 128 pages
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Working with Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School is aimed at those working with gifted and talented pupils in the secondary school. This book will help teachers 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.

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

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.