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Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

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May 2004 | 184 pages | Corwin
The articles in this volume address the numerous challenges educators face in their attempts to accurately identify gifted and talented students. Solutions to these challenges and avenues of future exploration are also discussed.
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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ISBN: 9781412904285