Reaching new horizons : gifted and talented education for culturally and linguistically diverse students /
editors, Jaime A. Castellano, Eva I. Diaz.
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Boston, MA ; Toronto : Allyn and Bacon, c2002.
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xxvi, 307 p.
ISBN
0205314139 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Boston, MA ; Toronto : Allyn and Bacon, c2002.
isbn
0205314139 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
4416816
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
This user-friendly text offers a comprehensive overview at the interface between bilingual/multicultural/ESL education and gifted education. Reaching New Horizons is the first book of its kind. Written by nationally recognized and award-winning leaders in both gifted and bilingual education, the authors have collaborated to create a book that bridges research and practice and has far-reaching implications for educators at all levels as culturally and linguistically diverse students continue to impact public education. The book includes chapters on program delivery models (Ch. 6), bilingualism (Ch. 3), and identification and assessment (Ch. 5)-all topics that have come into the forefront of issues faced by bilingual and gifted education teachers of grades K-12. For educators in bilingual and ESL studies, as well as special educators.
Main Description
This user-friendly text offers a comprehensive overview at the interface between bilingual/multicultural/ESL education and gifted education.Reaching New Horizons is the first book of its kind. Written by nationally recognized and award-winning leaders in both gifted and bilingual education, the authors have collaborated to create a book that bridges research and practice and has far-reaching implications for educators at all levels as culturally and linguistically diverse students continue to impact public education. The book includes chapters on program delivery models (Ch. 6), bilingualism (Ch. 3), and identification and assessment (Ch. 5)-all topics that have come into the forefront of issues faced by bilingual and gifted education teachers of grades K-12.For educators in bilingual and ESL studies, as well as special educators.
Long Description
This user-friendly text offers a comprehensive overview at the interface between bilingual/multicultural/ESL education and gifted education. Reaching New Horizons is the first book of its kind. Written by nationally recognized and award-winning leaders in both gifted and bilingual education, the authors have collaborated to create a text that bridges research and practice and has far-reaching implications for educators at all levels as culturally and linguistically diverse students continue to impact public education. The text includes chapters on program delivery models (Ch. 6), bilingualism (Ch. 3), and identification and assessment (Ch. 5) all topics that have come into the forefront of issues faced by bilingual and gifted education teachers of grades K-12.
Long Description
This user-friendly text offers a comprehensive overview at the interface between bilingual/multicultural/ESL education and gifted education. Reaching New Horizons is the first book of its kind. Written by nationally recognized and award-winning leaders in both gifted and bilingual education, the authors have collaborated to create a text that bridges research and practice and has far-reaching implications for educators at all levels as culturally and linguistically diverse students continue to impact public education. The text includes chapters on program delivery models (Ch. 6), bilingualism (Ch. 3), and identification and assessment (Ch. 5)all topics that have come into the forefront of issues faced by bilingual and gifted education teachers of grades K-12.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. viii
Introductionp. xii
Contextualizing the Intersect of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Giftedness, and Talent Development
Framing An Historical Context for the Education of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Gifted Potential: 1850s to 1980sp. 1
Framing A Contemporary Context for the Education of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Gifted Potential: 1990s to the Presentp. 29
Conceptualizing Advanced Cognitive Development, Creativity, and Bilingualism
Advanced Cognitive Development and Bilingualism: Methodological Flaws and Suggestions for Measuring First- and Second-Language Proficiency, Language Dominance, and Intelligence in Minority Childrenp. 47
Voice and Validation: Creativity and Bilingualismp. 76
Identifying and Nurturing Gifted Potential and Bilingualism
Renavigating the Waters: The Identification and Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students for Gifted and Talented Educationp. 94
Gifted Education Program Options: Connections to English-Language Learnersp. 117
Addressing the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Needs of the Gifted Bilingual/Bicultural Studentp. 133
The Intersection of Language, High Potential, and Culture in Gifted English as a Second Language Studentsp. 154
The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Promoting Diversity and Excellence in Gifted Educationp. 175
Portraits of Success: Programs That Workp. 200
Programming for Identification: Young, Gifted English-Language Learnersp. 220
Strengthening Teacher Preparation and Parent Involvement
Recruiting Teachers for Bilingual Gifted and Talented Programsp. 237
A Parent-Family Involvement Model to Serve Gifted Hispanic English-Language Learners in Urban Public School Settingsp. 250
Living Visions: Learning from and Informing Educational Research and Policy
Educational Policy and Gifted/Talented, Linguistically Diverse Studentsp. 265
Research Directions for Bilingual Gifted Educationp. 282
Afterwordp. 290
Indexp. 295
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