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Islamic American Giftedness, Scott L. Hunsaker, F. A. K. Al-Lawati Jan 2010

Islamic American Giftedness, Scott L. Hunsaker, F. A. K. Al-Lawati

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

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Differentiation For The Gifted In American Islamic Schools, F. A. K. Al-Lawati, Scott L. Hunsaker Jan 2007

Differentiation For The Gifted In American Islamic Schools, F. A. K. Al-Lawati, Scott L. Hunsaker

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. This research focuses on teacher instructional and curricular practices in gifted students' experiences in Islamic schools in the United States. Surveys were administered at private, full-time Islamic elementary schools to determine the extent to which differentiation practices for meeting the needs of gifted students and the integration of Islamic values were employed. Findings suggest that Islamic schools in the United States have limited programs for gifted students. A majority of teachers in Islamic schools differentiate little between gifted and average students in instructional strategies. When differentiation occurs, it is ...