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Assessment of Giftedness: A Concise and Practical Guide, Second Edition
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher YBK Publishers, Inc.
Publication date September 15, 2010
Pages 162
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9780982401293
ISBN-10 0982401299
Dimensions 0.35 by 5 by 9 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $29.50
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: SECOND EDITION

What tests are used to identify giftedness?

How are decisions made about placement and services after a battery of tests have been administered?

Beyond standardized testing, how do students qualify for services?

A guide for parents, teachers, and university students seeking to identify and/or work with the gifted. It conveys:
a history of assessing and identifying giftedness
traditional and non-traditional measures for identifying the gifted
procedures and test instruments used for appropriate and accurate assessment

guidance for identifying giftedness among subpopulations
methods for recognizing giftedness in the primary grades
the importance of classroom teachers in the assessment process

It also provides:
many practical classroom ideas and activities for nurturing potential giftedness an Activity Book for students and teachers for each chapter

About the author:

Julie Lamb Milligan is a professor at Arkansas State University. She was for eighteen years a teacher and administrator in school districts throughout Arkansas before becoming a professor of education at the university. Dr. Milligan's Ph.D. in gifted education and curriculum and instruction is from Kent State University. In the past decade she has published numerous articles in professional journals and publications that concern themselves with educating the gifted.

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