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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.


Over the years I have worked with a lot of different children, some of whom were identified as being gifted, some of whom were identified as having special educational needs and others who had no labels at all. They are all very clear about what it is that helps them to learn and they all identified the same sorts of things. These things are consistent with research into pupils' views of what makes a good teacheri. We could do worse than to aspire to what it is they tell us makes them a good learner and us a good teacher. So, let's leave the last words of this book to the children we teach and for whose benefit we read books such as this.

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