Identifying Minority Gifted Students

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There has long been concern that high-ability students from underserved populations -- those who are limited English proficient, disabled, or from minority or low-income backgrounds -- are persistently underrepresented in advanced cl.es and in programs for students identified as gifted.. Joseph Ford, 2006 . Standardized tests are a regular part of the identification process, and they are often used exclusively to identify and place students in gifted services. - Council of State Directors of Programs for the Gifted NAGC, 2003 . Minority students and students of poverty are typi.y underrepresented in..That the District 's method of identifying gifted Minority Students was flawed and resulted in an obvious disparate impact on those students by separating them from their gifted whiters." Districts in Missouri are encouraged to apply the 20 equity index rule to examine if their school district is providing minimally equitable .To increase the identification of gifted minority students, researchers focus on enhancing early literacy skills. . Audrey Breen, audreybreen@virginia.edu. Inequality in American public education looms large in gifted education nationwide. While approximately 49 percent of public school students are .

This article explores the identification of culturally diverse gifted students and provides the following suggestions: train teachers to look for gifted behaviors in different areas, use portfolios inessments, change perceptions of innate abilities of students, recognize potential that can be developed, and recognize giftedness other than .This article takes a look at a number of methods of gifted programming for students in urban the confusion about how to identify gifted minority children, .Minority students out of programs for the gifted. The gifted in our schools are a diverse group, made up of chil dren from all racial groups, at all ages, and at all socioeconomic levels. D References Baldwin, A.Y 1984 The Baldwin Identi fication Matrix 2 for the Identification of the Gifted and Talented A Handbook for Its Use..There has long been concern that high-ability students from underserved populations -- those who are limited English proficient, disabled, or from minority or low .

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