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Assessment of Gifted Children: Identification

Assessing Gifted Children

This article by Julia Osborn distinguishes between "testing" and "assessment." The author then focuses on some of the important and unique issues involved when assessing gifted children's cognitive, academic, and social/emotional functioning. This short article is one of the definitive articles in the field on the assessment of gifted children. ...

Parenting: Tips for Parents

Tips for Parents: Making Sense of Assessment Results

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Nadia Webb. She provides a quick Q&A about how to make sense of your child's assessment results. ...

Talent Development: Advocacy

Testing Your Gifted Child: A Springboard for Effective Advocacy

This article describes how testing can be an ally when advocating for a gifted student. ...

Talent Development: Strategies & Tools

Improving Test Performance Among Culturally Diverse Gifted Students

Written by Deborah Harmon, this article provides information on how to improve test performance across different cultures. ...

Talent Development: Talent Searches

SAT talent searches lead nowhere for many

This article by Laura Vanderkam discusses the out-of-level testing approach of the talent searches and the tendency of American schools to do nothing about the students who are found to be the nation's brightest. These students are often bored in school and are never appropriately challenged. The article stresses the need for districts to serve their brightest students so no child is left behind. ...