What do Teachers Need to Know about High-Potential English Language Learners?

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Submitted by Judy C, one of our fabulous reference librarians.

Pereira, N., & de Oliveira, L. C. (2015). Meeting the Linguistic Needs of High-Potential English Language Learners: What Teachers Need to KnowTeaching Exceptional Children47(4), 208-215.

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This article points out that ELL students are “underrepresented in gifted programs and teachers struggle to provide these students with adequate educational experience”.  High-potential ELL students have distinct educational needs, and this article provides strategies and tools for teachers  to use with these students in clearly laid out charts.

Teachers of high-potential ELL students need to know:

  • ELL students are underrepresented in gifted programs.
    • There is a…

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