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Dealing with additional needs

Bloom

Bloom is a behaviourist who put forward Bloom's taxonomy of learning, in which he states that learning is
linear and must be accomplished in a stepbystep fashion. As he is a behaviourist he believes that students
should be monitored and tested at every level to…

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Poor social skills. BaronCohen theorises that autistic children lack a Theory of mind which means
they lack the ability to emphasise with others and see things from another person's perspective.
Because communication involves interpreting what others think and feel, autistic children find it hard
to interact socially.
Insistence on repetition…

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higherlevel occupations, put more pressure on their children and complained more about their children's
education.

He concludes that the allocation of gifted and talented is not a fair test of raw ability, and is more likely to
represent children with more motivated, "pushy" parents. He discovered that the children allocated…

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