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Best Practices in Assessment for Gifted

Understanding Assessment

Differentiation: It Starts with Pre-Assessment - Use an array of pre-assessment options to check for student mastery prior to instruction.

Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom - Types of assessments, attributes of quality curriculum, using formative assessments for planning, and strategies for scaffolding and extending.

The Role of Assessments in the Identification of Gifted Students - NAGC Position

Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students


Classroom Assessments

Formative - A definition of formative assessment from EdGlossary.

Summative - A definition of summative assessment from EdGlossary.

Differentiation: It Starts with Pre-Assessment - An ASCD article describing pre-assessment in action in a middle school classroom.

Classroom Assessment Examples

Educational Videos - Education Consulting Service - Videos on topics such as identification and instructional strategies created by founder Susan Winebrenner.