Presented by Dr. Joy Lawson Davis
Date, Time, Cost
Thursday, March 22, 2018
7.30PM EDT – 9.00PM EDT
Fee: $30.00 for SENG Members; $40.00 for Non-Members
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This session will address the complex concepts of implicit bias, stereotype threat, colorblindness, and single story narratives that prevent educators and policymakers from consciously and effectively addressing the intellectual & psychological needs of Gifted Children of Color. All terms will be clearly defined and examples provided of how these constructs manifest daily to disarm and denigrate gifted children from African American, Hispanic American and Native American families who do not have access and equity to services and whose unique needs are misunderstood. Case studies of students from varied demographics: urban, suburban, rural, male, female will be shared. The long term effects of under-representation and intersection of gender, income, region, will also be explored with recommended strategies provided to address student needs.