Why it is important to differentiate the curriculum for gifted learners in schools
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... of Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted Learners The Maker Model of Differentiated Curriculum addresses the need to adjust teaching environments and practices to create different learning experiences for different students. Maker suggests that curriculum needs to be differentiated in terms of Learning environment, content modification, process modification, and product modification (Maker, 1982, Maker and Nielsen, 1995). This is particularly important in the case of gifted students with higher levels of thinking and abstraction, an order to help these students reach their full potential.
Brown & Wragg (1993) identify the ten roles of the teacher as being, “director, facilitator, adviser, teacher, g...