With gifted students choice and variety is important so that the student remains engaged the gifted learners needs will drive much of the instruction this is just a few of the ideas that would work in a social studies classroom in particular. Gifted children volume 6|issue 1 teacher perspectives regarding gifted diverse students toni szymanski indiana university northwest, [email protected] thomas shaff university of iowa. Issues and practices in the identification and education of gifted students from under-represented groups storrs, ct: the national research center on the gifted and talented, university of connecticut 3 castellano, ja & frazier, ad (2010) special populations in gifted education: understanding our most able students from diverse backgrounds.
Gifted students need to spend time with other gifted students 4 learn about this special diverse population of learners take classes, get certified or licensed in gifted education, attend conferences, and become a life-long learner seeking out others who have a vested interest in gifted learners. Introduction: teaching in diverse, standards-based classrooms today's schools are becoming increasingly diverse many teachers find that their classrooms are populated by english language learners, gifted students, students with disabilities, and students who are culturally diverse.
Including diverse learners in gifted education programs and services too many students do not receive appropriately challenging curriculum and services and as a result, fail to reach their potential.
Gifted students may be served in the regular classroom through differentiation and/or in classes with other gifted students taught by a gifted intervention specialist for gifted students, udl helps to frame the differentiation that needs to take place in all academic settings in the area of the student’s identification.
White students in gifted programs and estimates of the increasing diversity of the student body nationally, increasing teacher understanding is crucial (briggs, reis, & sullivan, 2008 esquierdo & arreguin-anderson, 2012. 3 ways to plan for diverse learners: what teachers do by john mccarthy july 23, 2014 updated august 28, 2015 in the wizard of in other edutopia posts get the best of edutopia in your inbox each week email meeting students' diverse needs becomes obvious and easy to do -- because it's always been present.