As initiatives begin to remedy the underrepresentation of ELLs, gifted programming must improve support for these students despite cultural and linguistic differences. This session describes ways to respond to linguistic diversity in gifted education and practical ways to implement curricular and instructional strategies that mitigate knowledge gaps and language barriers.
At the June 15 TAGT Leadership+ Equity Conference, Brandi Marroquin, Javetta Jones Roberson, and Erinn Wilcots joined me in a panel discussion about how to create culturally responsive classrooms and anti-racists classrooms. The biggest takeaway for educators wanting to start their journey to develop a culturally responsive classroom is that it is a journey–not a checklist!
This giftED20 student panel provided a view into the world of gifted minority students. In the session, a group of young minorities addressed academia and perceptions of their own, their peers, and their teachers. Gain insight into how the students have developed coping skills.
This resource provides 6 steps for educators who are interested in becoming intentionally anti-racist in their classroom. It walks teachers through reflecting and growing, classroom management, lesson ideas, and resources for secondary students. These tips are based off of the on-going trial-and-error journey of Sarah Wiseman, M.Ed.
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