Understanding the experiences of bilingual, Latino/a adolescents: "Voices from gifted and general education"
Eight gifted and eight general-education students engaged in discussions regarding their observations of, experiences in, and recommendations for education. Six categories emerged through qualitative analysis of their conversations. These categories include: problem solving, task commitment, self-perceptions, education, communication, and discrimination. Content within each category provides a glimpse into the students' perceptions of their schooling experiences. The roles of ethnic identity development, identification with majority culture, adolescence, and gifted-ness are examined and recommendations for future research are provided.
Shaunessy, E., McHatton, P.A., Hughes, C., Brice, A.E., Ratliff, M.A. (2007). Understanding the experiences of bilingual, Latino/a adolescents: "Voices from gifted and general education". Roeper Review, 29(3), 174-182.
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