Screening, Assessment, and Identification of the Gifted (6-Hour)

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Screening, Assessment, and Identification of the Gifted (6-Hour)


Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University
Core Area: Identification & Assessment
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 6

Each year, thousands of gifted students go undiscovered in our classrooms. Without accurate identification, many of these students will never reach their full potential or benefit from the great resources available in our gifted programs. As teachers and educators in gifted education, one of our top priorities should be the screening, assessment, and identification of our gifted students.

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It used to be that intelligence and giftedness were solely based on I.Q. and test scores. As our understanding of giftedness and the brain has expanded, the means of assessing and identifying gifted students have also expanded. In this course, “Screening, Assessment, and Identification of the Gifted”, Joyce Juntune Ph.D., draws from her vast knowledge and experience in gifted education to present invaluable tools for identifying gifted students using a variety of different methods.

In this 6-hour course, you will learn about:

  • Definitions and unique characteristics of giftedness
  • The role of intelligence in gifted students
  • Methods of screening students for signs of giftedness
  • Suggestions and guidelines for gifted programs
  • Scoring tests
  • Differences between testing boys and girls

And much more!

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies e, f, g, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3.

Dr. Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. Dr. Juntune earned her master’s degree in curriculum instruction from St. Cloud University and her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas A&M University.

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