Research Interests for Kristen R. Stephens

Research Interests: Gifted and Talented Education, Educational Policy and Legal Issues, Assessment

I am most interested in legal and policy issues with regard to gifted education at the federal, state, and local levels. My research has also focused on how teachers assess creative student products to inform future instruction.

Keywords:
Accreditation (Education), Classification, Competency-Based Education, Creative ability, Creativity, Curriculum enrichment, Curriculum planning, Differentiation, Education, Education Policy, Educational acceleration, Educational evaluation, Educational leadership, Experiential learning, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Gifted and Talented Education, teacher preparation, educational legal and policy issues, assessment, Gifted children--Education--Law and legislation, High schools, Leadership, Mass Media, Models, Public Relations, Public schools, Publicity, Sex differences, Special education, Teacher education, Teachers of gifted children, United States, Workshops
Representative Publications
  1. Gavin, K, Mathematics and Gifted Students, Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education, edited by Karnes, FA; Stephens, KR (2012), Prufrock Press, Waco, TX [productdetails.cfm[abs]
  2. Stephens, KR; Dudley, J; Karnes, FA, Identification of the gifted: An overview, in Theoretical and practical perspectives on the identification of gifted students, edited by Hunsaker, S (2012) [aspx[abs]
  3. Matthews, M, Science and Gifted Students, Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education, edited by Karnes, FA; Stephens, KR (2012), Prufrock Press, Waco, TX [productdetails.cfm[abs]
  4. Karnes, FA; Stephens, KR, Gifted Education and Legal Issues, in International Handbook on Giftedness, edited by Shavinina, LV (2009), pp. 1327-1341, Springer Netherlands, ISBN 9781402061615 [978-1-4020-6161-5], [doi[abs]
  5. Karnes, FA; Stephens, KR, The Ultimate Guide to Internet Resources for Teachers of Gifted Students (2013), Prufrock, Waco, TX, ISBN 978-1-59363-969-3 [aspx]
  6. Fogarty, E, Reading for gifted students, Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education, edited by Karnes, FA; Stephens, KR (2012), Prufrock Press, Waco, TX, ISBN ISBN: 978-1-59363-892-4 [aspx[abs]