ERIC Number: ED185720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Who Is Gifted? Oregon Series on Talented and Gifted Education.
Intended for parents, the booklet (part of a 10 booklet series on talented and gifted education) discusses the identification of gifted and talented children and offers general information on their development. Giftendess and talent are defined, and some guidelines for parents' identification of giftedness and talent are presented, focusing on such areas as dramatic and representational play, humor, reading, vocabulary, abstract thinking, and peer relationships. The identification process is examined in terms of testing, teacher observation, and parent identification. Parents' and children's rights are also considered. A bibliography is presented, along with a list of sources of information on the talented and gifted. Also provided are descriptions of common identification tools and a sample copy of the Boyd Developmental Progress Scale. (DLS)
Descriptors: Gifted, Informal Assessment, Parent Role, Screening Tests, Student Characteristics, Talent, Talent Identification
Office of Marketing, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 710 S.W. 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204 ($2.95 each; $26.55 for the full set)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Office of Talented and Gifted Education.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.