Unlocking Potential Identifying and Serving Gifted Students From Low-Income Households
Winner of NAGC's 2021 Book of the Year Award
This edited book, written by authors with extensive experience in working with gifted students from low-income households, focuses on ways to translate the latest research and theory into evidence-supported practices that impact how schools identify and serve these students. Readers will:
- Learn about evidence-supported identification systems, tools, and strategies for finding students from low-income households.
- Discover curriculum models, resources, and instructional strategies found effective from projects focused on supporting these students.
- Understand the important role that intra- and interpersonal skills, ethnicity/race, families, school systems, and communities play.
- Consider the perceptions of gifted students who grew up in low-income households.
- Learn how educators can use their experiences to strengthen current services.
Unlocking Potential is the go-to resource for an up-to-date overview of best practices in identification, curriculum, instruction, community support, and program design for gifted learners from low-income households.
Thoroughly 'educator friendly' in organization and presentation, Unlocking Potential: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students From Low-Income Households is a seminal and unreservedly recommended addition to professional, school district, college, and university library Teacher Education collections and Gifted Education supplemental curriculum studies lists.,James A. Cox,Midwest Book Review, 12/18/20