Binder of 270 pages
The Kingore Observation Inventory, 3rd ed.
Dr. Kingore's screening and identification
process culminating from 20 years of research and field
EXPERIENCES and 2 DEMONSTRATION PLANNED EXPERIENCES
A site license for one campus,
a flash drive with the masters for RGP and KOI,
and a copy of the
Observation Inventory (KOI), 3rd ed.
are all included in this one binder!
Planned experiences have proven
particularly responsive to children from low-income, culturally different, and/or linguistically-different populations as well as children with special needs.
Planned experiences are sets of high-level, open-ended, whole-class activities designed specifically to elicit and diagnose gifted behaviors. Since teachers can vary in the degree of day-to-day stimulation and challenge they provide for students, districts across the country request a set of activities that all grade-level teachers complete with every student to provide equitable opportunities for advanced behaviors to emerge.
Twenty-four planned experiences and two demonstration planned experiences
for K-6 are included in this binder and flash drive. Classic activities,
Drawing Starts and
are provided as well as eight new activities. They have been
nationally field tested and revised by hundreds of classroom teachers
as part of the use of learning experiences to enrich all children and
identify gifted potential. Each planned experience is designed to be
developmentally appropriate to a specific grade level and integrate
seamlessly with daily instruction. Each uses simple and readily
available materials, and several planned experiences are based on
literature for children because quality literature has multiple
Educators must truly embrace rather than give lip service to a multifaceted approach or we perpetuate the history of overlooking underrepresented and underserved populations in gifted education.
The guiding question that addresses equitable practices is:
Does the population of your identified talent pool and/or
students identified for your gifted programs mirror
the demographics of your school population?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dr. Bertie Kingore is an
international consultant who has worked with students, their
teachers, and their parents for over 30 years. Recognized
for her humorous and practical presentations, her energetic
sessions leave teachers revitalized and eager to implement
her shared ideas and learning experiences in their own
classrooms. She has received many honors including the
Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of North Texas
where she earned her Ph.D. She is a past President of the
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented and was also
recognized as the Texas Gifted Educator of the