Programming for Gifted Students
This summary was created by the E-Best team at the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board. This and other research summaries can be found at http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/e-best/
A variety of interventions for gifted students are currently practiced, including gifted classes, withdrawal programs, and specialized instruction and/or grouping within the regular classroom. The goal of such interventions is to allow gifted students to fully develop their abilities (alongside positive social interactions with peers).
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Bringing Marginalized Parents and Caregivers Into Their Children’s Schooling
This summary was created by the What Works: Research into Practice program at the Ontario Ministry of Education and can be accessed, along with other What Works summaries, on their website at:
This summary provides an overview of research on creating links between parents and schools and a list of strategies that can be used to build these relationships:
"Weak or non-existent lines of communication between homes and schools may create suspicion between teachers and parents and caregivers....[A] synthesis of the research on barriers to parental involvement provides useful insight. They identify four areas where barriers to parental involvement in education can emerge..."
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