MGL001 Masterclass - Teaching strategies for identifying and working with Gifted & High-Achievers
What you will learn:
- Above average achiever - Gifted/Talented/Able - What is the difference?
- What is gifted? Talented? Able? To include a wide range of identification strategies.
- Developmental and social problems experienced by Gifted/Talented/Able learners and interventions to overcome these.
- How to engage those who may be Gifted/Talented/Able to achieve academic satisfaction. To include extra-curricular considerations, grouping options and creating a positively challenging ethos.
- Listening to Gifted/Talented/Able in order to meet their needs fully.
- A range of ‘good practice’ general interventions.
TEDx Speaker Andrew Whitehouse is a specialist in neurological diversity and provides interventions for professionals, parents and young people with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and related conditions. Andrew has a number of roles including training, strategies and therapies for education professionals in schools and colleges, observing learners in the learning environment and providing practical solutions to help them achieve their potential. Andrew provides short courses for Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln and holds a number of UK and overseas contracts. Andrew has delivered three TEDx Talks including “From Disability to Superpowers” and has an extensive conference profile. Andrew is also a Forensic SEND Consultant and acts as an expert witness in SEND related court cases.