Historically, students from ethnically, linguistically, and economically diverse backgrounds have been overlooked and underidentified for gifted services. The Young Scholars Model is a comprehensive approach to addressing the issue of underrepresentation through engagement of a schoolwide effort and commitment. This book:
Shares how the model leads to increased representation in identification and student success in advanced academic programs.
Describes the four major components of the model and how they integrate in practice.
Supports efforts to find and nurture potential in students who have historically been overlooked for gifted services.
Includes steps for implementation and practical guidelines that schools and districts will be able to follow with fidelity and success.