1st Edition

Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming Dismantling Barriers and Tapping Potential

By April Wells Copyright 2019
    112 Pages
    by Prufrock Press

    Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming offers practical, research-based programming implementations to increase equity in gifted education and:

    Acknowledgments Introduction CHAPTER 1 Underrepresentation: How Did We Get Here? CHAPTER 2 Roadmap to Redesign: One District’s Story CHAPTER 3 Identification 7 CHAPTER 4 Talent Spotting CHAPTER 5 Race CHAPTER 6 Understanding Privilege and Implicit Bias CHAPTER 7 Empowering Educators to Make a Difference References About the Author


    April Wells is the Gifted Coordinator in Illinois School District U-46, where she facilitated the redesign of the District's gifted program in 2012-2013.

    Expertly organized and accessibly presented, "Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming: Dismantling Barriers and Tapping Potential" is an ideal instructional guide that would well serve as a curriculum textbook for school district in-service training programs, and is an essential, core addition to both college and university library Teacher Education collections.

    ,Midwest Book Review, 4/13/20
    Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming would be a valuable read for those who want to take on the intimidating but essential task of working toward equity in gifted programs. ,Sarah E. Pennington,MiddleWeb, 10/15/20
    This book would serve as a great resource for professional development on educational equity with teachers and administrators, even in the least diverse of districts. Using these strategies, schools can move forward providing students with rigorous educational opportunities, ensuring that all students, even those who were previously overlooked, are challenged.,Reanna Fulton,Gifted Education Review, 3/1/21