Supporting Gifted ELLs in the Latinx Community : Practical Strategies, K-12 book cover
1st Edition

Supporting Gifted ELLs in the Latinx Community
Practical Strategies, K-12

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ISBN 9780367456931
April 29, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
192 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This essential resource is designed to help your classroom, school, or district better identify and serve gifted English language learners in the Latinx community. Drawing on detailed case studies and vignettes from actual programs, chapters highlight the unique needs of gifted Latinx English language learners, and how you can best identify and support their development. Covering topics from teacher bias and systemic racism to best practices for engaging families and communities, this book lays out practical strategies and an accessible framework for implementing culturally responsive assessments,identification, and programming strategies.

Table of Contents

1. Overview and Introduction  2. Characteristics of Gifted Latinx ELLs  3. Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices  4. Culturally Responsive Gifted Classrooms: Providing Access and Opportunity  5. Cultivating Culturally Responsible Gifted Professionals  6. The Critical Role of the Family and Community  7. Case Scenarios  8. Recommendations for Policy and Practices 

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Michelle Pacheco DuBois is the Gifted and Talented Coordinator for the Boulder Valley School District, Colorado, USA. 

Robin Greene is the Director of Gifted and Talented Education for Denver Public Schools, Colorado, USA.