Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils: Science provides specific guidance on: * recognising high ability and multiple intelligences * planning, differentiation and extension/enrichment * teacher questioning skills * support for more able pupils with special educational needs (dyslexia, ADHD, sensory impairment) * homework * recording and assessment * beyond the classroom: visits, competitions, summer schools, masterclasses, links with universities, businesses and other organisations. This book includes comprehensive appendices with linked resources available online that feature: * useful contacts and resources * lesson plans * liaison sheets for Teaching Assistants * homework activities * monitoring sheets. This book is an essential resource for secondary teachers, subject heads of departments, Leading Teachers for G&T Education (Gifted and Talented co-ordinators), SENCos and LA advisers.
Tim Alderman is the cluster co-ordiantor for Gifted and Talented in the Liverpool area. He is Head of Science in a Liverpool comprehensive school and plays an active role in the Excellence in Cities initiatives in the North West.