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3.2.5 Diversified Model of Identifying Gifted Students: An exploratory study in India classrooms

This presentation reviews the detailed description and findings of a national level project, funded by the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, that aims to develop indigenous tools and methods to identify children who have high academic potentials and develop pathways to nurture the potentials into academic excellence. The presentation explains the steps of standardising the process of identification that has been tried out on a sample of approximately 56,000 students from grade V-IX. It further brings out the “Diversified Model of Identification of Gifted Students” and battery of identification instruments developed during the study.


Jyoti Sharma
University of Delhi

Jyoti Sharma ( Ph.D) is an Associate Professor at Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi. She is teaching M.Sc ( Mathematics Education) program in the university. She is actively involved in research and innovation in the field of Mathematics Pedagogy and Education of Gifted Students. She is currently Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator of a government funded national level project on developing indigenous methods to identify high potential children in the country. She is also involved in developing innovative strategies to mentor highly gifted students.


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