ERIC Number: EJ647169
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Educating Gifted Children from Low Socioeconomic Backgrounds: Creating Visions of a Hopeful Future.
Hebert, Thomas P.
Exceptionality, v10 n2 p127-38 2002
The stories of three young people from low socioeconomic backgrounds highlight significant issues in educating gifted students living in poverty. Major themes uncovered included educators who maintained high expectations, the positive influence of enriched teaching-learning opportunities and extracurricular activities, and the success of a mentoring approach. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: Gifted and Talented Behavior and Education.