Jane Clarenbach of the National Association for Gifted Children suggested these informational resources:
- A short teacher guide for understanding children who may have disabilities along with gifts and talents. Access “The Twice Exceptional Dilemma” at www.nea.org/assets/docs/twiceexceptional.pdf.
- An overview of the impact of poverty on high ability and the factors behind successful programs. Access “Unlocking Emergent Talent” at http://bit.ly/unlocking-talent.
- A handbook for educators, “Identifying Gifted and Talented English Language Learners, Grades K-12,” covers such issues as addressing bias in assessment instruments. Access at http://bit.ly/identifying-gifted-talent.
- A three-hour online professional development course on the Young Scholars program in Fairfax County, Va., is available through CaseNex at www3.casenex.com.