Research

Articles

Jolly, J. & Robinson, A. (2014). James G. Gallagher: Man in the white hat. Manuscript submitted for publication.*

Robinson, A., Cotabish, A., Wood, B. & O’Tuel. F. (accepted for publication). The effects of a statewide evaluation initiative in gifted education on practitioner knowledge, concern, and program documentation. Journal of Advanced Academics.*

Robinson, A., Dailey, D., Cotabish, A., & Hughes, G.D. (2014). The effects of a science-focused STEM intervention on the science knowledge and skills of gifted elementary students. Journal of Advanced Academics.*

Books

Everybody talks about STEM initiatives, but is anybody doing them effectively? This book’s answer is a resounding yes! It tells the inside stories of 24 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs that both connect with the Next Generation Science Standards and lead to successful student learning.

Chapter 1: STEM Starters: An Effective Model for Elementary Teachers and Students

STEM Starters in funded by a five-year Research and Development Jacob K. Javits Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Chapters

Robinson, A. & Tabler, A. (under development). Evidence-based curriculum models for talented learners. In F.A. Karnes & K. Stephens (Eds.). Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Robinson, A. & Kolloff, P.K. (forthcoming). Preparing teachers to work with secondary gifted students. In F. Dixon & S. Moon. Secondary Gifted Education, 2nd edition. Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Robinson, A., Dailey, D., Cotabish, A., Hughes, G., & Hall, T. (forthcoming). STEM Starters: An effective model for elementary teachers and students. In Robert E. Yager (Ed.), Exemplary Science Program Series, 10th ed. [Monograph: National Science Teachers Association]. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.

Robinson, A. & Dailey, D. (forthcoming). Effective practices and the development of talent in schools and classrooms. In J.K. Bakken (Ed). Advances in special education: Gifted education. Emerald Publishers.

Robinson, A. (2014). Teacher characteristics. In C. M. Callahan & J. Plucker (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education, 2nd ed. Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Robinson, A. (2014). Biography, history, and pioneering ideas. In A. Robinson & J. Jolly (Eds.), A century of contributions to gifted education: Illuminating lives. (pp. 1-7). New York, NY: Routledge.

Robinson, A. (2014). Building practice, advocacy, and policy. In A. Robinson & J. Jolly (Eds.), A century of contributions to gifted education: Illuminating lives. (pp. 199-201). New York, NY: Routledge.

Robinson, A. & Jolly, J. (2014). Concluding thoughts on a century of contributions to gifted education. In A. Robinson & J. Jolly Eds.). A century of contributions to gifted education: Illuminating lives. (pp. 302-303). New York, NY: Routledge.

Curriculum

Blueprints for Biography: Differentiating the Curriculum for Talented Readers

  • A Blueprint for Biography is a guide for teachers and students engaged in the study of a specific biography.
  • Available on Marian Anderson, Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, Mary Kingsley, Ada Lovelace, Louis Pasteur,  John B. Stetson, Vincent Van Gogh, Walt Whitman, and Orville, Wilbur, and Katherine Wright.

STEM Education

STEM Starters + is funded by a five-year Research and Development Jacob K. Javits Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Principal Investigator:  Dr. Ann Robinson and Project Director: Kristy Kidd

Collaborating School Districts in Arkansas: El Dorado, Little Rock, and Pulaski County