1st Edition

Assessment of Gifted and High-Ability Learners
Documenting Student Achievement in Gifted Education

ISBN 9781618218810
Published September 15, 2019 by Routledge
146 Pages

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Book Description

Assessment of Gifted and High-Ability Learners equips readers with the knowledge and skills to evaluate and document student progress using a cyclical systematic process. This book:

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: A Shift in Thinking Chapter 1: Understanding Classroom Assessment Chapter 2: Understanding Evaluation Systems Chapter 3: Dynamic Teaching in Action Part II: Applying Dynamic Teaching to Content Chapter 4: Dynamic Teaching in Mathematics Chapter 5: Dynamic Teaching in Science Chapter 6: Dynamic Teaching in English Language Arts Chapter 7: Dynamic Teaching in Social Studies Part III: The Context of Implementation Chapter 8: Implementing a Shift in Thinking Chapter 9: Supporting Teacher Change References Appendix: Blank Forms About the Authors

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Yara N. Farah, Ph.D., has worked for the past 13 years in the field of education. She has a doctorate in educational psychology from Baylor University and a master's degree in special education (mild to moderate) from California State University, Northridge.

Lindsay Nixon is currently living in Kosovo and helping to develop an elementary school program at a private school.


Overall, authors Farah and Nixon present a good foundation of three common assessment tools. Educators seeking additional knowledge in applying checklists, rating scales, and rubrics will find that in Assessment of Gifted and High-Ability Learners, along with step-by-step examples for implementation in elementary and middle school classrooms.,Kate Boonstra,MiddleWeb, 6/18/20