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Young Gifted Children


A practical guide to understanding and supporting their needs

This is a practical guide for pre-service and practising early childhood professionals and junior primary teachers, to support them in understanding and meeting the needs of young gifted children and their families.

The book includes a range of practical strategies and suggestions for working with young gifted children in early childhood settings and the first years of school, supported by examples and case studies.

It also discusses the transition to school, including addressing issues such as processes around early entry to school, full or partial grade acceleration, school policies and practices and evidence of effective early years school programs.

Ages: 0-8 | Pages: 32
Code: TS0231 | ISBN: 9781921613555

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Anne-Marie Morrissey

Anne-Marie is a qualified and experienced early childhood professional, with extensive experience in teaching across a range of early childhood settings and primary schools in Victoria, NSW and the United Kingdom. She has also taught in both the TAFE and University sectors in early childhood education and gifted education.

Anne-Marie  is currently a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Deakin University, and has research interests in areas of quality in early education and care, the role of play in learning and development, gifted development and education, and natural outdoor learning environments.