Talent Development in School: An Educator's Guide to Implementing a Culturally Responsive Talent Identification and Development Program (Paperback)

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By Julie Dingle Swanson (Editor), Meta Van Sickle (Editor)
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Description


Talent Development in School helps educators utilize research-based curriculum and strategies to implement talent development in the classroom. This practical guide:

  • Focuses on a talent development model that is centered on teacher learning.
  • Highlights talent development's impact on culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners.
  • Details how to apply the talent development model in one's school or district and opening access and opportunity to all students.
  • Reviews current theories, concepts, and research on talent development in the field of gifted education.
  • Is perfect for teachers, coordinators, and administrators.

Talent Development in School features techniques for culturally responsive teaching and considerations for how psychosocial skills and noncognitive influences on learning--such as motivation, grit, resiliency, and growth mindset--affect talent development. Written by experts in the field, this book will become a go-to for professional learning and development.

About the Author


Julie Dingle Swanson, Ed.D., has taught in and coordinated K-12 gifted education programs and directed federal projects for underrepresented gifted students.Meta Van Sickle, Ph.D., is a professor at the College of Charleston. Meta graduated from the University of South Florida with a Ph.D. in 1992.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781646321223
ISBN-10: 1646321227
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 15th, 2021
Pages: 275
Language: English