Resource: Meeting the Needs of High-Ability and High-Potential Leaners in the Middle Grades
Website: Meeting the Needs of High-Ability and High-Potential Leaners in the Middle Grades
Organization: National Middle School Association (NMSA) and the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
URL: http://www.nmsa.org/AboutNMSA/PositionStatemnts/GiftedChildren/tabid/119/Default.aspx
Description: This webpage presents the joint position statement of the National Middle School Association (NMSA) & the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). The article helps teachers in gifted education classrooms by defining giftedness, listing possible sceanarios that teachers have encountered when culture has not been understood and explains many aspects of culture to help them become aware of the issues.

Comments: Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 7/31/2006
With the increase of minorities in America, gifted educators need to understand differences in culture in order to best serve all of their students.

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