ERIC Number: ED493355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
In Search of the Dream: Designing Schools and Classrooms That Work for High Potential Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds
Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Ford, Donna Y.; Reis, Sally M.; Briggs, Christine J.; Strickland, Cindy A.
National Association for Gifted Children (NJ3)
This book offers guiding principles for culturally diverse environments and curricular choices to support multicultural inclusiveness. Case studies provide examples of exemplary gifted education programs, emphasizing the aspects of the program that best respond to diverse student populations. Subsequent chapters on gifted and general education programs for culturally diverse learners provide an extensive resource for educators and parents seeking programs that are sensitive to the needs of diverse learners. Program descriptions include contact information, curriculum emphasis, identification, grade levels served, and the uniqueness qualities of the program. ["In Search of the Dream" was also published by the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.]
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Gifted, Curriculum Development, General Education, Student Subcultures, Student Diversity, Multicultural Education, Academically Gifted, Cultural Differences
National Association for Gifted Children. 1707 L Street NW Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-785-4268; Fax: 202-785-4248; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=34&pb.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: National Association for Gifted Children, St. Paul, MN.; National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, Storrs, CT.