'This book is an essential resource for all those in Early Years settings; providing invaluable information about addressing the wide range of aspects involved in developing effective provision for able learners' - Nursery World. 'This book is essential reading for all those involved in Early Years. It proves that good provision for Gifted and Talented is good provision for all children.' - Johanna M Raffan, Founder Director, NACE. Do you want to know more about how you can influence and impact gifted young children's beliefs about their ability? This book explores the way staff impact learner beliefs about ability and suggests ways that staff can support young children as they develop. The book contains practical ideas for: - giving feedback and praise - structuring activities to help shape and recognise high ability - creating a challenging learning environment - developing citizens of the future. Aimed at children who are gifted and talented, the book is applicable to staff seeking to shape and influence learning for all children in early years settings.