Unlocking potential: Identifying and serving gifted students from low-income households

Tamra Stambaugh, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius

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This edited book, written by authors with extensive experience in working with gifted students from low-income households, focuses on ways to translate the latest research and theory into evidence-supported practices that impact how schools identify and serve these students. Readers will: • Learn about evidence-supported identification systems, tools, and strategies for finding students from low-income households. • Discover curriculum models, resources, and instructional strategies found effective from projects focused on supporting these students. • Understand the important role that intra- and interpersonal skills, ethnicity/race, families, school systems, and communities play. • Consider the perceptions of gifted students who grew up in low-income households. • Learn how educators can use their experiences to strengthen current services. Unlocking Potential is the go-to resource for an up-to-date overview of best practices in identification, curriculum, instruction, community support, and program design for gifted learners from low-income households.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages332
ISBN (Electronic)9781000496147
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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