Structure and Style for the Gifted and Talented Student: Podcast Episode 257

Feb 11, 2021 | Posted by the IEW Blog Team


Just as we all are, students are equipped with a vast range of interests and aptitudes. Some students absolutely love to write, and you can hardly tear them away from their novel-in-progress to work on other subjects. Other students experience more difficulties in laying pen to paper. If you’re a parent of a special needs student, you may wonder if IEW’s curriculum and Structure and Style approach may be right for your child. Perhaps you’re a tutor working with a gifted student. Can the same approach work for your student? Maybe you are a teacher with twenty or more students who range all over the place in terms of writing skill. Does Structure and Style work for your circumstances? The answer is an unequivocal yes to all! In today’s podcast, Episode 257, Andrew Pudewa and Julie Walker focus on how the Structure and Style approach can be harnessed to help your gifted students excel.

The Suzuki method affirms that any child can learn. The same is true when teaching Structure and Style. Today’s podcast will supply you with encouragement and ideas for utilizing the Structure and Style approach with your own precocious children. Andrew and Julie discuss ways that you can make the most of your students’ gifts. Additionally, for teachers who are instructing a wide range of abilities, Andrew shares some means for helping your more advanced students work at a level that reflects their own personal “EZ+1.” He also shares some suggestions for approaching the advanced writer who insists that he wants to do it “my way.”

This episode is packed with some particularly great insight and ideas. Be sure to check it out.

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