The updated, comprehensive guide to developing or enhancing gifted programming How do we ensure we are meeting the needs of gifted students? The educational landscape has changed dramatically since Designing Services and Programs for High-Ability Learners was first published in 2006. This updated and revised second edition of the landmark guidebook provides educators and administrators with the comprehensive, practical advice they need to support gifted learners, and includes new perspectives based on recent research and the updated National Association for Gifted Children Programming Standards. Written by leading experts, each chapter focuses on a key feature of high-quality gifted programs, from identification to evaluation and advocacy, and takes into account current trends in education, such as the  • Focus on diversity and the efforts needed to ensure underrepresented populations are screened for gifted education  • Collaboration with special education, families, and community members to ensure all students have access to programming and services  • Use of technology, especially in rural communities  • Development of local policies to support gifted education Whether you are developing a new program or restructuring an existing service, this guidebook will help you meet the needs of today’s gifted students.

Promoting Opportunity, Rigor, and Achievement for Underrepresented Students

Promoting Opportunity, Rigor, and Achievement for Underrepresented Students

Promoting Opportunity, Rigor, and Achievement for Underrepresented Students
Meg Easom HinesBrittany Nicole AndersonTarek Cy Grantham

Kids show you their potential, but they don’t show you all of their gifts. It is our job as an educator, as a teacher, as a mentor to help bring those gifts to fruition.

—Mary M. Frasier

Gifted children can be found in all cultural groups and at every socioeconomic level; however, attempts to identify them have been and continue to be an issue (Ford, 2013; Frasier, 1991; Passow & Frasier, 1996; Torrance, 1974). In the field of gifted education, scholars and practitioners alike have raised awareness of the underrepresentation of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students and those from low-income households (National Association for ...

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