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Young female english language teacher standing in front of the blackboard
Young female english language teacher standing in front of the blackboard
Yasmin Laird

Curriculum & Instruction Supports for Gifted English Language Learners

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.

Mother Helping Daughter With Homework Sitting At Desk In Bedroom
Lin Lim

Differentiation Squared: Strategies for Struggling Gifted Students

Gifted students that struggle to perform to academic expectations are often misunderstood for being lazy, or not trying hard enough. A dual differentiation definition through a cognitive diversity lens will be presented. Implementation strategies will be illustrated through case study examples.

Cute pupil writing at desk in classroom at the elementary school. Student girl doing test in primary school. Children writing notes in classroom. African schoolgirl writing on notebook during the lesson.
Javetta Jones Roberson

A Critical Conversation With I-URGGE: Sparking Change to Promote Culturally Responsive Gifted Education

In this panel session, Black scholars of I-URGGE offer examples, tips, data (state, national, and international) on gifted programming, and inclusive pedagogies that support all gifted students.

Teacher Helping Pupils Studying At Desks In Classroom Checking Work Smiling
Adam Whitaker

Practices for Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Gifted and Talented Classroom

Implementing culturally responsive teaching practices in your classroom can help create a multicultural and inclusive instructional environment.

Young Girl Sitting At Desk In Bedroom Using Laptop To Do Homework
Brie Smith

Bilingual Resources for At-Home Learning

Finding bilingual resources for high-ability learners continues to be a challenge. This resource list is intended to provide a variety of options in curricular and high-interest areas. It includes sites with language support, materials in Spanish, or both.

Back to school. Multiracial pupils of primary school are ready to study. Children in class room with teacher
Celeste Sodergren

Understanding Gifted Underachievement

The issues that lead to gifted underachievement are complex and often misunderstood. Learn about the myths that persist about gifted socio-emotional needs, discover what the research says, and explore ways to help students build healthy self-concepts. Leave with concrete strategies for the classroom to guide students toward their full potential.