ERIC Number: ED180153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted and Talented Screening Scale (GTSS): A Screening System for the Gifted and Talented.
Cicione, Frank J.; Latham, Jefferson M.
The definition, administration, and implementation of a program based on the Gifted and Talented Screening Scale (GTSS) are presented. It is explained that the GTSS is a series of 25 single sentence questions for use by teachers in screening for gifted and talented (G/T) students. The administration of the scale is detailed as well as the research and development of the device. An implementation plan for a program for G/T students is provided, including such areas as the screening stage, the organizational plan, the composition of a G/T committee, and the roles of members on the committee. A model agenda for a G/T awareness/orientation meeting is outlined. The GTSS instrument is included; among statements listed are ability to work with teachers and classmates and willingness to take chances in areas of interest. (PHR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Models, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Screening Tests, Talent, Testing, Tests
Inter-State Educational Research, G.P.O. 206, Great Neck, NY 11022 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter-State Educational Research, Great Neck, NY.