Effectiveness of the teaching enrichment activities to minorities (TEAM) program at increasing underrepresented students in gifted programs
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Curriculum and Instruction
First Advisor's Name
Judith J. Slater
First Advisor's Committee Title
Second Advisor's Name
Third Advisor's Name
Robert V. Farrell
Fourth Advisor's Name
Stephen M. Fain
Date of Defense
This study examined the effectiveness of the TEAM (Teaching Enrichment Activities to Minorities) program in preparing and identifying underrepresented students for entrance into the gifted program. Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) developed the TEAM program as an intervention program aimed at developing student's thinking skills and critical thinking skills in all subject areas and prepare students for possible placement into the gifted program.
A systematic sampling strategy was utilized to select three TEAM schools from each of the six regions in M-DCPS for the sample, for a total of 18 schools. A pool of the students that participated in the TEAM program in 2003-2004 in the 18 schools selected were identified as the TEAM Sample students. A matching sample was created from 18 public schools in Miami-Dade County that did not implement the TEAM program in 2003-2004. The Matching Sample created a match for 806 students in the TEAM sample, for a total of 1612 subjects for the study.
Camps, Lisette Teresa, "Effectiveness of the teaching enrichment activities to minorities (TEAM) program at increasing underrepresented students in gifted programs" (2005). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1990.
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