(1439 customer reviews)

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.

Presenter Bio

Dr. Joyce 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. She has focused the majority of her career on the areas of intelligence and gifted and talented education. Dr. Juntune has served as the executive director for the National Association for Gifted Children and the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University. 

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1439 reviews for Screening, Assessment, and Identification of the Gifted (6-Hour)

  1. Jenette – Private Pay (verified owner)

    All of the other courses on this topic were excellent. This course was too much of a repeat of what Dr. J had already said in the past. I felt like it wasted my time and I could have been learning more things to use in the classroom.

  2. Sonja – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course provided wonderful information about assessments, the law, and how to identify gifted students.

  3. Francisco – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course is really helpful in screening and identifying students who are gifted. There are many aspects to consider when referring a student and this course has really opened my eyes as to have second looks on students. Especially those who have a difficulty.

  4. Maria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great insight!

  5. Tanya – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great course will take information and apply in classroom.

  6. Isabel – Pilot (verified owner)


  7. Kathleen – SAN ANGELO ISD (verified owner)

    I will be able to use many things I learned in my classroom

  8. Daniela – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    this course helps with having new fun activities for students as well as a chance to learn more about your gifted students

  9. Elizabeth – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    explicit and detailed

  10. Guadalupe – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course will help you deal with any questions you might have about screening or assessing your students.

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