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Empowering gifted educators as change agents : a playbook for equity-driven professional learning / Katie D. Lewis, Angela M. Novak.

Author/creator Lewis, Katie D. author.
Other author/creatorNovak, Angela M., 1963- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.
Descriptionpages cm
Contents Introduction -- The need for equity-driven professional learning -- Introduction to the four zone equity-driven professional learning model -- Seven guidelines for equity-driven professional learning for gifted educators -- Zone 1 : increasing educators' understanding of cultural norms and equity -- Zone 2 : increasing educators' understanding of characteristics of gifted marginalized students -- Zone 3 : increasing classroom support for educators and gifted marginalized students -- Zone 4 : increasing and developing partnerships with parents and the community -- Professional learning is an iterative process.
Abstract "Through an accessible, research-based program of professional learning, this critical resource empowers gifted educators to become change agents for equity in their classroom, school, or district. Designed for practitioners seeking to increase the rate of identification and retention of underserved gifted populations, this book guides readers through The Four Zones of Equity-Driven Professional Learning Model, a practical set of tools specific to the field of gifted education. Readers will develop an all-inclusive professional learning plan specific to their teachers' understanding of cultural norms, guiding participants to gain insight into the characteristics of gifted marginalized students, coaching faculty in ways to increase classroom support, and equipping educators with the tools necessary to build effective partnerships with parents and communities. Ideal for gifted educators, coordinators, and administrators, this playbook is packed with practical ideas, strategies, and activities to bring meaningful, equity-driven professional learning to life"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Issued in other formOnline version: Lewis, Katie D. Empowering gifted educators as change agents New York, NY : Routledge, 2022 9781003196204
LCCN 2021053255
ISBN9781032051383 (hardback)
ISBN9781032045689 (paperback)

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Joyner General Stacks LC3965 .L458 2022 ✔ Available Place Hold