Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students

Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students

by Lezley Collier Lewis, Annie Rivera
     
 

Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students revolutionizes the identification and education of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) gifted and talented students. Written with the educator, administrator, and program developer in mind, this book will positively transform the educational system for working with CLD student

Overview

Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students revolutionizes the identification and education of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) gifted and talented students. Written with the educator, administrator, and program developer in mind, this book will positively transform the educational system for working with CLD student populations. Correlated with the updated NAGC standards, the book examines existing programmatic structures through the lens of over- and under-representation of CLD students in gifted programs. This comprehensive resource addresses all aspects of identifying, serving, assessing, and responding to the academic, intellectual, and socio-emotional needs of gifted culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593638443
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Lezley Collier Lewis, Ph.D., is an educational consultant and statewide expert on second language acquisition education. She has been instrumental in instituting, developing, and sustaining innovative educational programs that focus on English language learner success throughout Texas and is a staunch advocate for second language learning.

Annie Rivera, M.Ed., is an educational consultant in bilingual and ESL instruction, professional development, and program development for rural, suburban, and urban school districts and campuses.

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