Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty

Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty

ISBN-10:
1593633963
ISBN-13:
9781593633967
Pub. Date:
09/01/2009
Publisher:
Prufrock Press
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Overview

Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty

Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the education and inclusion of promising students from poverty in gifted and talented programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593633967
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: The Critical Issues in Equity and Excellence in Gifted Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 292
Sales rank: 363,544
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables vii

List of Figures viii

1 Introduction: An Overview of Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty Joyce Van Tassel-Baska 1

2 The Role of Culture in Shaping Expectations for Gifted Students Margie K. Kitano 11

3 Psychosocial Stressors in the Development of Gifted Learners With Atypical Profiles Frank C. Worrell 33

4 The Education of Promising Students in Rural Areas: What Do We Know and What Can We Do? Tamra Stambaugh 59

5 Working With Academically Gifted Students in Urban Settings: Issues and Lessons Learned Paula Olszewski-Kubilius 85

6 The Patterns and Profiles of Gifted African American Children: Lessons Learned Bronwyn MacFarlane Annie Xuemei Feng 107

7 The Patterns and Profiles of Gifted Low-Income Caucasian Children Julie Dingle Swanson 129

8 The Patterns and Profiles of High Nonverbal, Low Verbal Gifted Learners Julie Dingle Swanson 157

9 Curriculum Development for Low-Income and Minority Gifted Learners Joyce Van Tassel-Baska 193

10 Teacher Development to Work Effectively With Diverse Gifted Learners Julie Dingle Swanson 219

11 Policy and Underrepresented Gifted Students: One State's Experience E. Wayne Lord 245

12 Leveraging Resource Capital to Chart a New Course for Promising Students From Poverty Joyce Van Tassel-Baska 265

About the Editor 277

About the Authors 279

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