Reaching New Horizons

Gifted and Talented Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Author: Jaime A. Castellano,Eva Diaz

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon


Category: Education

Page: 307

View: 6094


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.

The SAGE Handbook of Gifted and Talented Education

Author: Belle Wallace,Dorothy A. Sisk,John Senior

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526463083

Category: Education

Page: 624

View: 9097


The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how ‘giftedness’ and ‘gifted education’ is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T PROVISION: DEFINING THE FUTURE

NABE Review of Research and Practice

Author: Virginia Gonzalez,Josefina Tinajero

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135605521

Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 6807


The National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) published electronic issues of Volumes 1 and 2 of the NABE Journal of Research and Practice to offer archival records of 2002 and 2003 NABE conferences presentations. Beginning with Volume 3, the title of the publication is changed to NABE Review of Research and Practice and is published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. for NABE. NABE Review of Research and Practice, Volume 3 fulfills the following goals: *to establish an annual archival record of cutting-edge NABE conference presentations that generate new knowledge and advance the field of bilingual education research; *to mentor junior scholars within the academic setting by providing an outlet for developing a publication record with the assistance of established scholars, and by publishing guidelines for developing high-quality dissertation research proposals and completed studies, and for university-based efforts to mentor doctoral students in bilingual education; *to offer, in the Research section, an outlet for theoretical and applied research studies that represent innovative conceptual and philosophical perspectives, and that also implement innovative methodologies for solving theoretical and applied problems in bilingual education; *to provide, in the Applied Education/Action Research section, an outlet for case studies, position papers, and action research that comes from practitioners in the field of bilingual education who are implementing research methodologies in their own classrooms or school districts (e.g., teacher-based research, evaluation studies conducted in the implementation of bilingual education federal and state grants); and *to present, in the Position Papers and Reflections section, reflections of experiences of bilingual researchers, practitioners, and public school and higher education students that give insightful self-accounts of the experiences of ethnic minority students, scholars, and educators that allow readers to learn from them as role models and advocates. For further information on NABE conferences and publications visit the NABE Web page at

Gifted Education

Current Perspectives and Issues

Author: Anthony F. Rotatori,Jeffrey P. Bakken,Festus E. Obiakor

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 178350742X

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 8222


This volume addresses the most current perspectives and issues related to giftedness and is written by leaders in the field. An excellent resource for special educators, administrators, mental health clinicians, school counselors, and psychologists, this volume addresses the different educational issues that impact this population.



Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 1259082962


Page: N.A

View: 6592


Based on the broad curriculam of the 3-degree course of the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, this Comprehensive textbook aims to cover all relevent aspects ans issues related to front office operations in the hotel & hospitality industry.

For Your Graduation

Thoughts about Meeting a Marvelous Goal-- and Reaching Out for New Horizons

Author: Douglas Pagels

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts

ISBN: 9780883967942

Category: Poetry

Page: 64

View: 8332


The perfect source for yearbook quotes and commencement messages, this remarkable keepsake not only honors a special person who has made a dream come true, but also serves as an inspiration and guide to so many of the things tomorrow will bring.