Ase study gifted kid Need to know a gifted kid or make one up

Case study gifted kid
APA Format
5 pages single spaced plus bibliography and cover page (not included in 5 page count)

1) Childas background: Describe family dynamics and characteristics, including racial, cultural, economic, and linguistic descriptors.

2) Educational experiences: Reflect upon how the childs educational experiences interface with the childas background characteristics.

3) Cognitive and affective characteristics and issues associated with giftedness: Describe each of the characteristics and issues noted for child in case study. For each one, include specific examples as well as a discussion of the implications.

4) Recommendations: Discuss specific recommendations for how educators and parents can foster healthy cognitive, social, and emotional development for the gifted individual.
Expectations of research paper are as follows:
1. Understanding of Foundations in Gifted Education: Recognition of how foundational issues in gifted education (specifically definitions, theories, laws, programming options, and society) impact children with gifts and talents and their education.
Strong evidence of clear understanding of the impact of foundational issues is provided. Analysis is in-depth and/or at least four influences are discussed.

2. Understanding of Development and Characteristics of Gifted Learners: Recognition of both cognitive and affective characteristics of individuals with gifts and talents and the role of family and schools in supporting their development
Strong evidence of clear understanding of characteristics: Four or more characteristics are discussed, including both cognitive and affective domains; description of each is thorough with detailed examples.

3. Understanding of Individual Learning Differences: Recognition of academic issues common to students with gifts and talents as a result of the interaction of their giftedness with culture, family, and school environments
Strong recognition of academic issues common to gifted students: four or more detailed examples need to be provided.

4. Understanding of Learning Environments and Social Interactions:
Recognition of affective issues common to gifted individuals.
Strong recognition of affective issues common to gifted students; four or more detailed examples need to be provided.

5. Understanding of the Role Families and Schools Have in Supporting the Development of Gifted Individuals: Suggestions for how families and educators may design experiences or environments that address academic or affective issues such as study skills, lack of challenge, underachievement, interpersonal relationships, self-awareness, and coping skills.
Thorough description of how families and schools can support development. Four well-developed recommendations are needed.

6. Clarity of Presentation The demonstration product provided is organized and easy to follow by the reviewer; its demonstration of the above components is clear. Presentation of product shows outstanding level of professionalism: strong attention to detail and organization and minimal if any errors.

Please use at least two of the following sources in the paper. The others are up to you!
2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
For parents, teachers and professionals. Helping twice-exceptional children reach their potential. Published 6 times a year. An Interview with Mark Bade and Linda Neumann: Twice Exceptional by Michael F. Shaughnessy in Ednews.org

Gifted Child Quarterly
Geared for educators, recent research and developments in the field of gifted education. NAGC journal, available only with NAGC membership. Now online, with all back issues available with your NAGC subscription!

Gifted Child Today published by Prufrock Press
Focused for teachers and administrators, with timely information about teaching and parenting gifted and talented children. Gifted Child Today Online, free with your GCT print subscription, or purchase individual articles…

Gifted Education Communicator published by the California Association for the Gifted
Gifted Education Communicator is published quarterly, geared for all parents and educators of the gifted; available with or without CAG membership

Roeper Review published by Roeper Review
Peer reviewed journal; Focuses on the philosophical, psychological, moral, and academic issues relating to the lives and experiences of the gifted and talented. More technical reading, full of great information

ADHD Research Update David Rabiner, PhD, Licensed Psychologist
Monthly e-newsletter full of valuable information (free 3 month trial), plus articles right on the site

Athenas Child Newsletter devoted to nurturing exceptionally bright and talented children
Published bimonthly by Athenas Child, 4699 Timberline, College Station, Texas 77845

Faisca Journal for high abilities (articles in Spanish and English)
A publication of articles of great interest about the subjects of giftedness and talent for the Spanish speaking world. Abstracts of all previous issues are available at Spanish Society for Study of the Giftedness. Full journal now available online.

Gifted and Talented International journal of the World Council for Gifted and Talented children
Peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year, contact A B Academic Publishers, PO Box 42, Bicester, Oxon, OX6 7NW, England

Gifted Children
An electronic journal of the American Education Research Association (AERA) SIG Research on Giftedness and Talent (requires Adobe Reader)

Gifted Education Press Quarterly
Quarterly newsletter, free, subscribe by e-mail to receive links to journal issues (requires Adobe Reader)

Highly Gifted Children
Quarterly newsletter of The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children

Imagine
Provides information, insights, and solid counseling to gifted students in grades 7-12. Published by Johns Hopkins

Journal for the Education of the Gifted published by Prufrock Press
Focused for educators, research on instructional practices for the gifted and talented. Journal for the Education of the Gifted Online, free with your JEG print subscription, or purchase individual articles…

Journal of Advanced Academics (formerly Journal of Secondary Gifted Education) published by Prufrock Press
Offers education professionals comprehensive and critical information needed for building an effective educational environment for gifted adolescents. Journal of Advanced Academics Online, free with your JAA print subscription, or purchase individual articles…

Our Gifted Children
Articles for and about gifted learners, and compilations of research information. No longer published, but back issues still available, and worthwhile reading. Royal Fireworks Press.

Parenting for High Potential
Designed for parents but written by educators, discusses issues with gifted children at home, in the community, and at school. NAGC quarterly magazine, available with NAGC membership

Teaching for High Potential
Designed with educators in mind. Each issue is filled with practical guidance and classroom-based materials for educators striving to understand and challenge their high potential learners. Additional supporting resources are also provided for each article on the NAGC website, available with NAGC membership