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.

A Framework for Feedback

A framework for feedback

Some key points about the kind of feedback that supports learners and helps to create a positive learner identity are made in this chapter.

  • Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process.
  • What we say impacts on the learner.
  • The way we say things will also impact on the learner.
  • Feedback needs to be specific.
  • Parents and staff need to work together to support young learners.


Feedback is a crucial part of the learning and teaching process. It is the part that lets children know how they are doing and if they are meeting the setting's expectations and goals. The most commonly used form of feedback is oral feedback. It is instant and can send strong messages to children. Of course, through this ...

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