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Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

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March 2004 | 184 pages | Corwin

The expert guide to the major challenges and promising developments in the identification of gifted and talented students!

Focusing on one of the most widely discussed and debated topics in the field, Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs presents a cross-section of the most noteworthy theories and practices the leading experts in giftedness and talent identification have to offer.

Key features include:

  • An in depth review of the literature and commentary from Joseph S. Renzulli, Director of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
  • Fourteen seminal articles from highly respected educators and researchers in the field of gifted education
  • Numerous research-based identification policy and procedure recommendations, including the use of both test and non-test criteria

Presented in a straightforward, no-nonsense fashion, the key research, ideas, and concepts in this ready-reference lend both wisdom and clarity to the pressing issues surrounding gifted and talented student identification; leading to enlightened policies and more effective practices.

The ERGE Series:

The National Association for Gifted Children series Essential Readings in Gifted Education is a 12-volume collection of seminal articles from Gifted Child Quarterly. Put the knowledge and power of more than 25 years of research on giftedness and talent into your hands with the leading theories, studies, and findings the experts in the field have to offer.

About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Joseph S. Renzulli
Introduction to Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs
Jack W. Birch
1. Is Any Identification Procedure Necessary?
Carolyn M. Callahan
2. Myth: There Must be "Winners" and "Losers" in Identification and Programming!
E. Paul Torrance
3. The Role of Creativity in the Identification of the Gifted and Talented
James H. Borland, Lisa Wright
4. Identifying Young, Potentially Gifted, Economically Disadvantaged Students
Robert J. Sternberg
5. Nonentrenchment in the Assessment of Intellectual Giftedness
Robert J. Sternberg
6. Lies We Live By: Misapplication of Tests in Identifying the Gifted
Joseph S. Renzulli
7. Myth: The Gifted Constitutes 3-5% of the Population
Joseph S. Renzulli, Marcia A. B. Delcourt
8. The Legacy and Logic of Research on the Identification of Gifted Persons
John F. Feldhusen, J. William Asher, and Steven M. Hoover
9. Problems in the Identification of Giftedness, Talent, or Ability
Camilla Persson Benbow, Lola L. Minor
10. Cognitive Profiles of Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Students: Implications for Identification of the Gifted
Gilbert Clark
11. Screening and Identifying Students Talented in the Visual Arts: Clark's Drawing Abilities Test
Sylvia Rimm
12. The Characteristics Approach: Identification and Beyond
Jamieson A. McKenzie
13. The Influence of Identification Practices, Race and SES on the Identification of Gifted Students
Nicholas Colangelo, Penny Brower
14. Labeling Gifted Youngsters: Long-term Impact on Families

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