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What gifted education publications are available from Vanderbilt faculty?

The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY)
Dean Camilla P. Benbow, Professor and Founder of Programs for Talented Youth
Professor David Lubinski

Camilla Benbow founded Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth in 2000 as a summer academic program for gifted middle and high school students. Programs for Talented Youth has since expanded to include programs for talented children, grades K-12, as well as for their families and educators. Visit the SMPY home page for a variety of articles and bookchapters by Dean Benbow, Professor Lubinski, and others.

Issues of Underrepresented Populations and Gifted Education
Professors Donna Ford, Gilman Whiting, Rich Milner, and Tamra Stambaugh

Ford, D.Y. & Harris III, J.J. (1999). Multicultural gifted education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Ford, D.Y., Harris III, J.J., Tyson, C.A., & Frazier Trotman, M. (2002). Beyond deficit thinking: Providing access for gifted African American students. Roeper Review, 24(2), 52-58.

Ford, D.Y. & Milner, H.R. (2005). Teaching culturally diverse gifted students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Ford, D.Y., Moore III, J.L., & Milner, H.R. (2005). Beyond cultureblindness: A model of culture with implications for gifted education. Roeper Review, 27(2), 97-103.

Stambaugh, T. (2009).   Promising students of poverty: Liability and promise.  In MacFarlane, B. & Stambaugh, T. (Co-Eds). Leading changing in gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Stambaugh, T. (2009).  Talent development for disadvantaged students in rural, Title I schools: What does the research say?  In VanTassel-Baska, J. (Ed).  Best practices for promising, disadvantaged learners.  Waco, TX:  Prufrock Press.

Stambaugh, T. (2007).  Next steps: An impetus for future directions in research, policy, and practice for low-income promising learners.  In VanTassel-Baska, J. & Stambaugh, T. (Eds.) Overlooked Gems: A national perspective on promising students of poverty.  National Association of Gifted Children:  Washington, DC.

VanTassel-Baska, J. & Stambaugh, T. (2007) (Eds.).  Overlooked Gems:  A national perspective on promising students of poverty.  National Association of Gifted Children: Washington, DC.

VanTassel-Baska, J. & Stambaugh, T. (2006). Project Athena: A pathway to advanced literacy development for children of poverty. Gifted Child Today. Spring 2006, 58-65.

Curriculum, Instruction, and Gifted Student Achievement
Professor Tamra Stambaugh

Brown, E., Avery, L, VanTassel-Baska, J., Worley, B., Stambaugh, T. (2006).  A five-state analysis of gifted education policies. Ohio policy study results. Roeper Review.  Fall 2006, Vol. 29, No. 1, 11-23.

MacFarlane, B. & Stambaugh, T. (Co-Eds.) (2009).  Leading change in gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Stambaugh, T. (2005).  Leadership of gifted programs.  Gifted Education Communicator, California Association for the Gifted, 36 (1), 11-16.

VanTassel-Baska, J., Feng, A., Brown, E., Bracken, B., Stambaugh, T., French, H. McGowan, S., Worley, B., Quek, C., & Bai, W. (2008).  A study of differentiated instructional change over three years.  Gifted Child Quarterly, 52, 297-312.

VanTassel-Baska, J. & Stambaugh, T. (2008).  Curriculum and instructional considerations in programs for the gifted.  In Pfeiffer, S. (ed.)  Handbook of giftedness in children pp. 347-366.  New York: Springer.

VanTassel-Baska & Stambaugh, T. (2008).  What Works: 20 years of curriculum research and development for high ability learners.  Center for Gifted Education, College of William and Mary.  Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

VanTassel-Baska, J., & Stambaugh, T. (2006). Comprehensive curriculum for gifted learners (3rd ed.). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

VanTassel-Baska, J. & Stambaugh, T. (2005). Challenges and possibilities for serving gifted learners in the regular classroom. Theory Into Practice, 44 (3), 211-217, Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.

Additional research articles in the field of gifted education by topic are also available.