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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

Professional Papers

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.

Online Lecture

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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