This resource helps practitioners identify gifted and talented pupils, resolve underachievement, develop strategies for gifted and talented pupils, and devise a tailored curriculum for able pupils.
Chapter 6: Teaching and Learning
Teaching and Learning
To provide appropriate support and challenge for gifted pupils in mixed ability classes, teachers should identify specific methodologies and consider the likely impact of these on both the content of the curriculum and its delivery (Renzulli and Reis, 1997).
Principles for curriculum design require pupils to make progress in their learning over a range of contexts and the provision of challenge and opportunities that develop the capacity for different types of learning and thinking. The curriculum should be able to respond to individual needs and support particular aptitudes and talents (Scottish Executive, ...