ERIC Number: ED475671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
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Special Populations in Gifted Education: Working with Diverse Gifted Learners.
Castellano, Jaime A.
This book provides 13 readings on special populations in gifted education. It is based on the premise that gifted and talented students transcend (1) cultural, ethnic, and linguistic ties; (2) conditions that are disabling; (3) sexual orientation; (4) poverty; and (5) geography. Chapters are: (1) "Casting a Wider Net: Linking Bilingual and Gifted Education" (Jim Granada); (2) "ESL Students in Gifted Education" (Nilda Aguirre); (3) "The 'Browning' of American Schools: Identifying and Educating Gifted Hispanic Students" (Jaime A. Castellano); (4) "Gifted Education and African American Learners: An Equity Perspective" (Ken Dickson); (5) "Opportunities in Gifted Education for Haitian Students" (Jaime A. Castellano); (6) "Biracial and Bicultural Gifted Students" (Virginia Gonzalez); (7) "Gifted and Talented Females: The Struggle for Recognition" (Valentina Kloosterman and Keith Suranna); (8) "Gifted Education for the Native American Student" (Kevin Foley and Oliva Skenandore); (9) "The Gay Gifted Learner: Facing the Challenge of Homophobia and Antihomsexual Bias in Schools" (Sandy Cohn); (10) "Serving the Economically Disadvantaged in Gifted Education: The Palm Beach County Story" (Jaime A. Castellano and others); (11) "When the Gifts Are Camouflaged by Disability: Identifying and Developing the Talent in Gifted Students with Disabilities" (Terry Neu); (12) "Gifted Education in Rural Schools" (Clar Baldus); and (13) "Evaluating Progress toward Equitable Representation of Historically Underserved Groups in Gifted and Talented Programs" (Ernesto Bernal). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Hispanic Americans, Homosexuality, Limited English Speaking, Minority Groups, Rural Education, Special Needs Students, Talent
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