Using tried-and-true examples, this book shows busy teachers how to challenge able children in their mixed-ability classes—where time and resources are usually limited.
Chapter 1: Gifted Children in the Primary Classroom
Gifted Children in the Primary Classroom
What Teachers and Pupils Believe about Gifts and Talents
In primary school we have a huge advantage over our secondary colleagues. We see the children every day for whole days at a time. We, therefore, have ample opportunity to build important, long lasting and robust relationships with our pupils. Every primary school teacher recognises that this is vital, not only to create a positive and pleasant working environment, but because it makes a huge impact on how well pupils perform in our class.
The way ...