Climbing Lessons: Recruiting and Retaining Gifted Underachievers and Unidentified Gifted Learners
Friday, November 7, 2014: 8:00 AM-8:50 AM
Director’s Row E (Sheraton)
Traditional recruitment measures do not typically bring gifted underachievers or unidentified gifted learners into honors programs, and those who wander in may not feel welcome in an environment tailored to high achievers. How can we better recruit gifted learners from all populations into honors and make them at home there?
Betsy Yarrison, University of Baltimore, Jonathan Kotinek, Texas A & M University, Haran Phaneuf, Arizona State University, Jennifer Lane, Glendale Community College-Arizona and Karen Goss, University of North Texas