Authors: Tamra Stambaugh, Ph.D., Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Ph.D.
Product Code: 0806
ISBN: 9781646320806
Pages: 344
Availability: In stock.

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.


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Review by: James Cox, Midwest Book Review - December 18, 2020
Thoroughly 'educator friendly' in organization and presentation, Unlocking Potential: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students From Low-Income Households is a seminal and unreservedly recommended addition to professional, school district, college, and university library Teacher Education collections and Gifted Education supplemental curriculum studies lists.

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