Jump to other news and events
Purdue College of Education Logo GERI Logo

Resources

National Association for Gifted Children Convention
Purdue University, College of Education Presentations
November 3 - 6, 2016 ¦ Orlando, Florida

Congratulations to our NAGC Convention award winners!

  • GERI graduate students have won 5 of the 9 awards at the Graduate Student Research Gala.
    • Doctoral-level completed research - Jaret Hodges (1st), SooHyun Yi (2nd)
    • Doctoral-level in-progress research - Jaret Hodges (2nd), 
    • Non-doctoral level completed research - Ophélie Desmet (1st), Corinne Green (3rd)
  • Jiaxi Wu - 2nd prize for the Dissertation Award Competition
  • Jason McIntosh - Curriculum Award for a curriculum he developed

NAGC Award Winners


Thursday, November 3

Castellano, J. A., Aguirre, N., Horak, A., & Pereira, N. (2016, November). Next generation/innovative assessments to identify low-income, racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse gifted students. Pre-conference session. 1:30 PM-2:30 PM. Room: Coronado F-G


Friday, November 4

Hodges, J., Tay, J., Pereira, N. & Green, C. (2016, November). Examining gifted education funding in Texas. Concurrent session. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Room: Coronado N

Peters, S. (2016, November). The proactive identification of underrepresented student: What do we know about the existing options?. Concurrent session. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Room: Fiesta 7

Fugate, M., Gaesser, A., Gentry, M., & Matthews, M. (2016, November). Examining gifted education funding in Texas. Signature session. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Room: Fiesta 6

Peters, S., Plucker, J. & Rambo-Hernandez, K. (2016, November). Does time spent in school influence excellence gaps?. Concurrent session. 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM. Room: Coronado N

Yi, S., Lee, D., & Hodges, J. (2016, November). Investigating additional validity evidence of My Classroom Activities as an evaluation tool for gifted enrichment programs. Poster sessions. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Room: Exhibit Hall – Poster

Ozturk, E. (2016, November). Item analysis of the preliminary implementation of Anadolu-Sak intelligence scale. Poster session. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Room: Exhibit Hall – Poster

Olenchak, R. (2016, November). Feelings matter: Exploring the root Causes for underachievement among high ability youth. Concurrent sessions. 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Room: Yucatan 3

Ayers Paul, K. & Seward, K. (2016, November). The place-based investment model of talent development: A new model for gifted education. Roundtable session. 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Room: Exhibit Hall – Roundtable

Tay, J. (2016, November). What are teachers looking for in gifted art students?. Concurrent session. 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Room: Fiesta 4

Lassos, J., Fisher, T., Gray, A., Olenchak, R., Castellano, J. & Gentry, M., & (2016, November). Inter-tribal perspectives on identifying and serving gifted and talented Native American and indigenous students. Concurrent session. 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM. Room: Coronado G


Saturday, November 5

Yi, S., Lee, D & Qian, Y. (2016, November). Comparing national talent recruiting and education systems in secondary STEM education of South Korea, China, and the U.S. Concurrent session. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Room: Coronado F

Gaesser, A. H. (2016, November). Addressing the needs of today’s gifted student: Putting research into practice – Emotional freedom techniques (EFT) to effectively reduce anxiety. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Room: Fiesta 6

Olenchak, R. et al. (2016, November) The whole gifted child: Expanding our views of giftedness (double session). Presidential session track. Concurrent session. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Room: Fiesta 6

Jordan, J., White, K., & Pereira, N. (2016, November). Developing engineering talent among Navajo youth with chain-reaction machines. Roundtable session. 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM. Room: Exhibit Hall – Roundtable

Borland, J., Dai, D. Olszewski-Kubilius, P., & Peters, S. (2016, November). A New vision of gifted education: A critique and practical recommendations. Concurrent session. 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM. Room: Monterrey 2-3

Parra, M. & Pereira, N. (2016, November). Effects of an enrichment program on low-income gifted students in Colombia. Poster session. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. Room: Exhibit Hall – Poster

Green, C. (2016, November). Evaluating differences in school life satisfaction between gifted students in an intermediate magnet school. Poster session. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. Room: Exhibit Hall – Poster

Ghahremani, M & Karami, S. (2016, November). Digital story-telling of perpetual motion machines: Potential pedagogical context for embedding creativity in the physics classes. Poster session. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. Room: Exhibit Hall – Poster

Gilson, C. & Gaesser, A (2016, November). Adjusting teacher listening for the student-oriented classroom: Strategies and perspectives from the counseling and gifted education fields. Concurrent sessions. 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM. Room: Fiesta 4

Peterson, J. (2016, November) When bad things happen. Concurrent sessions. 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Room: Fiesta 10

Gentry, M., Castellano, J., Gray, A., Lassos, J. & Olenchak, R. (2016, November). Extending the dialogue: Identifying and serving gifted and talented Native American and Indigenous students. Concurrent session. 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Room: Durango 1

Pereira, N., & Jordan, J. (2016, November). STEAM labs: Connecting creativity, STEM, and arts. Roundtable session. 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Room: Coronado A




GERI Logo