Word count minimum: Approx. 1 page (750 or more words) total.
Answer the following discussion questions.
1. Explain how the dynamic and evolving definition of giftedness changed the ways in which students are identified and served.
2. Give examples of provisions that should, and can be, made to accurately identify students who are from racially, culturally, and economically different groups or who have disabilities.
3. What are some strategies for differentiating curriculum for gifted and talented students? What are your thoughts on these?
4. What are some challenges that teachers of gifted children face?
Reference text (Chapter 13: Gifted and Talented) available from:
Heward, W. L. (2013). Exceptional children: An introduction to special education (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.