Welcome to the related resources section for Student Identification. we have assembled a sampling of books, National Research Center publications, journal articles, and other resources that will assist you in making key decisions about Student Identification.
Books relating to Student Identification
Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide by Susan K. Johnsen
Essential Readings in Gifted Education: Volume 2 Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs edited by Joseph S. Renzulli
In Search of the Dream by Carol A. Tomlinson, Donna Y. Ford, Sally M. Reis, Christine Briggs, & Cindy A. Strickland
Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students by Joseph S. Renzulli, Linda H. Smith, Alan J. White, Carolyn M. Callahan, Robert K. Hartman, Karen L. Westberg, M. Katherine Gavin, Sally M. Reis, Del Siegle, & Rachel E. Sytsma
The Identification of Gifted Students with Spatial Strengths: An exploratory Study by Rebecca Lyn Mann
NRC/GT (National Research Center Papers)
The work of The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) is guided by emerging research about the broadened conception of human potential and the need to develop "high-end learning" opportunities for all of America's students. Many monographs are available on-line at no charge, while others are available for a small fee.
Issues and Practices in the Identification and Education of Gifted Students From Under-represented Groups
Instruments Used in the Identification of Gifted and Talented Students
Project START: Using a Multiple Intelligences Model in Identifying and Promoting Talent
Issues and Practices Related to Identification of Gifted and Talented Students in the Visual Arts
NRC/GT Instrument Bank A New Window for Looking at Gifted Children Toward a New Paradigm for Identifying Talent Potential
Developing Creativity in Gifted Children: The Central Importance of Motivation and Classroom Climate
Identifying Academically Talented Minority Students Equity, Excellence, and Economy in a System for Identifying Students in Gifted Education Programs: A Guidebook
A Triarchic Approach to Giftedness
Selected Recordings from NAGC Conferences
Complete Conference recordings are available for $199.00. Below are the sessions that are recommended.
2006 Annual Conference (Charlotte, NC)
FS09 - Identifying Gifted Learners
FS20 - Combining Ability, Achievement, and Teacher Ratings: Identifying Academically Talented Students
RE05 - Factors that Influence Teacher Nominations of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs
RE11 - Using the New Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability for Identification of Gifted Children
RE13 - Primary Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices Regarding Talent Identification
2005 Annual Conference (Louisville, KY)
RE19 - Primary Teachers' Beliefs and Practices Regarding Talent Identification
EC09 - Appropriate Practices for Screening, Identifying, and Serving Potentially Gifted Preschoolers
The Identification of Students Who are Gifted by Mary Ruth Coleman
The On-going Dilemma of Effective Identification Practices in Gifted Education by Joyce VanTassel-Baska
With the Eyes of a Teacher by Mary Ruth Coleman
Cultivating Otherwise Untapped Potential by Deborah Smith
Identifying and Nurturing the Gifted Poor by Paul D. Slocumb and Ruby K. Payne
Individual Intelligence Testing and Giftedness: A Primer for Parents by Gregory R. Machek and Jonathan A. Plucker
Assessing and Advocating for Gifted Students: Perspectives for School and Clinical Psychologists by Nancy M. Robinson
How One District Made It Work: Matching Student Needs with Gifted Services by Ann Ducscher
Assumptions Underlying the Identification of Gifted and Talented Students by Scott W. Brown, Joseph S. Renzulli, E. Jean Gubbins, Del Siegle, Wanli Zhang, & Ching-Hui Chen
Gifted Child Quarterly
All articles from NAGC's journal, Gifted Child Quarterly , are downloadable for a small fee. Abstracts of articles are available at no cost. You may search back issues for articles by subject, author, or article title. Click here to visit GCQ's new home, Sage Publications.
View "The Role of Non-verbal Tests in Identifying Academically Gifted Students: An Aptitude Perspective," a powerpoint slide show with notes by Dr. David Lohman from the University of Iowa.
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