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Teaching for High Potential
Fall 2005: Back to School Issue


With the Eyes of a Teacher

Dr. Mary Ruth Coleman provides advice and insight into the important role of the teacher in the processes of talent development and student identification.

Related Resources:

  • How can you transfer the recommended best practices for student identification and diversity into your own school? Click here to read about one school district's story.


Preassessment: A Differentiation Power Tool

This article, written by Dr. Catherine Brighton, underscores the vital need for preassessment in differentiated instruction and offers practical suggestions for using preassessment techniques in the classroom.

Related Resources:

  • Want to know about NAGC's official position on differentiation of curriculum and instruction? Click here to read the position statement regarding differentiation.


Forensics of a Painting: CSI (Close Study and Investigation)

You don't need a paintbrush to connect with a work of art! Join Sue Jurey in a classroom investigation of Picasso's Head of Weeping Woman with Handkerchief.

Related Resources:

  • To learn more about Disciplined-Based Art Education, or DBAE, click here.
  • Need additional support for your program? Share NAGC's official position statement, "Fine Arts Education."


Making a Difference for Educators and Students: The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

The "Javits Works" column is designed to showcase success stories and research-based best practices from the only federal program that supports gifted education, the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program. The Javits Act funds the work of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) and 28 additional research projects, reaching gifted and talented students and teachers in over 20 states. This article by E. Jean Gubbins offers a glimpse of the research and purpose of the NRC/GT.

Related Resources:

  • How does your professional growth plan relate to 10 research-based principles of professional development identified by the NRC/GT? Click here to find out.
  • Click here to learn more about the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program.

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