Summary: Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide offers up-to-date information for building an effective, defensible identification process. It acts as a hands-on, research-based guide for identifying gifted and talented children.
Designed for practicing professionals such as teachers, counselors, psychologists, and administrators who must make decisions daily about identifying and serving gifted and talented students, this book acts as a handbook for establi ...show moreshing procedures that are effective in identifying gifted and talented students from diverse backgrounds.
Topics include: definitions, models, and characteristics of gifted students; qualitative and quantitative approaches to assessment; culturally fair and non-biased assessment; a complete summary of all major assessment instruments, including: (1) scoring information, (2) reliability, (3) norming information, and (4) validity; making decisions about placement; and evaluating the effectiveness of identification procedures.
This book should be very helpful to practitioners in establishing procedures that are effective in identifying gifted and talented students. ...show less