ERIC Number: ED333617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Identification. Educational Programs for Gifted and Talented Children.
Drons, Michael T.
This publication provides Maine school administrative unit personnel with guidelines to implement procedures for identifying gifted and talented children. Legislative requirements are presented on the left-hand pages and suggested guidelines for implementing the requirements are on the right-hand pages. Requirements and guidelines are organized into five chapters which address: (1) screening; (2) objective measurements; (3) subjective measures; (4) the arts; and (5) the selection process. Specific topics covered include: definitions; identification criteria; screening for general, specific, and artistic abilities; intelligence tests (group and individual); aptitude tests; achievement tests; alternative methods for grades K-2; student characteristics; teacher checklists; parent referral; peer referrals; self-referral; pupil products and performances; student artistic products; the selection team; placement; collaboration with the regular teacher; parent notification; the annual student program review; and review of identification. Includes 113 references. (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Aptitude Tests, Art, Check Lists, Definitions, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Evaluation Criteria, Gifted, Intelligence Tests, Referral, State Legislation, Student Characteristics, Student Placement, Talent, Talent Identification
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta.