Diversity in Gifted Education: International Perspectives on Global Issues

1st Edition

Gillian Eriksson, Belle Wallace

Routledge
Published October 5, 2006
Reference - 352 Pages
ISBN 9780415361064 - CAT# RU1060X

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Summary

This timely book brings together experts from around the world to share expertise and best practice to form an eclectic collection of the best approaches for teaching gifted and talented children from different cultures. Each chapter:

  • presents an overview of international perspectives on the issues of multi-cultural and gifted education
  • examines the critical issues related to cultural definitions of giftedness in programming for diverse gifted students
  • presents regional case studies in order to inform practitioners' best practice
  • examines issues of access for gifted students in relation to culture, poverty, race and gender.

In addition, details of websites and associations which offer support and advice are also provided, making this book an invaluable resource for academics, researchers, teachers and parents of gifted and talented children.

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