Rural Communities Test Ways to Hook Gifted Students

Published Date11/13/2018
Media SourceEducation Week
DepartmentSchool of Education
Faculty MemberAmy Price Azano
External Link Rural Communities Test Ways to Hook Gifted Students
summaryExcerpt: “The PLACE districts use a common gifted education framework developed by the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented at the University of Connecticut. Co-investigators of the project, Carolyn Callahan, an education professor at the University of Virginia, and Amy Price Azano, an assistant education professor at Virginia Tech, surveyed educators in all of the participating districts in Kentucky and Virginia about local folklore, history, and landmarks, as well as the businesses and resources available and how connected the community is to other areas. The results were used to tweak curriculum plans for local contexts...”