1. Parental involvement does not necessarily impact positively on children's learning, here are a list of things that do not necessarily boost achievement:
Bestowing the “gifted” label isn’t a helpful response to this situation, argue the authors. Instead, they suggest doing a better job with differentiation:- Identify specific instances where students’ academic needs aren’t being met. Teachers might ask themselves, “Who is not being challenged in my math classroom today?” or “Which students won’t learn anything new from next year’s science curriculum?”
- Create or locate appropriate interventions to meet those needs.