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Parents' and Carers' Guide for Able and Talented Children By Barry Teare

Parents' and Carers' Guide for Able and Talented Children by Barry Teare

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Summary

This book brings parents, teachers and carers up to date with developments on the thinking about and provision for able and talented children. It advises how to provide more able children with the best possible opportunities, in partnership with schools and specialist organizations.

Parents' and Carers' Guide for Able and Talented Children Summary

Parents' and Carers' Guide for Able and Talented Children by Barry Teare

* sound strategies for identifying and supporting highly able children * advice on how to develop a meaningful dialogue with school * extensive lists of recommended fiction * information on where to find additional help, and what activities are available * a wealth of practical advice under separate subject headings Able and Talented specialist Barry Teare brings parents and carers right up to date with new developments on the thinking and provision for gifted children. He advises how you can provide able children with the very best opportunities by working in partnership with schools and specialist organizations. There are masses of imaginative activities to challenge and stimulate able and talented children - fans of Barry Teare's resources will not be disappointed! Brilliant for teachers too * helps you to see the issues from a parents' viewpoint * enables you to advise parents and carers * provides extensive advice on subject provision * helps you to strengthen home-school partnerships.

About Barry Teare

Barry Teare is respected in the field of effective elarning for the able and talented. For many years he has been involved in teacher training concerned with provision for able and talented children, and has worked with these children in many areas of the country. He was recently a member of the government's advisory group in this field.

Table of Contents

5 Introduction; Section 1; 6 Issues; 6 What's in a name?; 7 The present state of play; 10 What can be expected; 11 Two-way communication; 14 How the school might identify your child as able and talented; 18 All sorts of abilities; 21 The central place of thinking skills; 23 Challenge for progress; 26 Different ways of working; 33 The golden component that is time; 36 Homework; 38 Presentation and spelling; 39 Changing schools; 40 Looking after your able child; 43 Able underachievers; Section 2; 47 Getting Further Advice and Help; 49 Subject specific advice, resources and help; 50 Art; 53 Drama; 58 English; 65 Geography; 69 History; 73 Mathematics; 77 Modern foreign languages; 80 Music; 82 PE, sport and dance; 85 Religious education, philosophy and citizenship; 89 Science; 95 Technology (food, textiles, design); Section 3; 99 Some Recommended Children's Fiction

Additional information

GOR001527692
9781855391284
1855391287
Parents' and Carers' Guide for Able and Talented Children by Barry Teare
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Network Educational Press Ltd
2004-10-01
114
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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