ERIC Number: EJ1139084
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
Untapped Potential: Recognition of Giftedness in Early Childhood and What Professionals Should Know about Students of Color
Wright, Brian L.; Ford, Donna Y.
Gifted Child Today, v40 n2 p111-116 Apr 2017
Early recognition and formal identification of gifted children are important in helping them learn during their primary years and preventing disengagement and negative attitudes toward school. This is especially the case for children from low-income, racially, linguistically, and culturally different backgrounds. In this article, we suggest some equity-based changes to ensure that all children have access to the rigorous academic environments they need and deserve.
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Minority Group Students, At Risk Students, Low Income Groups, Student Diversity, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Talent Identification, Parent Role, Advocacy, Young Children, Culturally Relevant Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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