Research

Graphics

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Articles

Robinson, A. (under development). Harry and Euphemia: Social justice and the Passow Report on the Washington D.C. schools.

Deitz, C. (May 2019). All for 0ne: The art of collaboration.  Teaching for High Potential. National Association for Gifted Children.

Robinson, A., Adelson, J.L., Kidd, K., & Cunningham, C.M. (2018). Talent for tinkering: Developing talents in children from low-income households through engineering curriculum. Teaching for High Potential.

Robinson, A., Adelson, J.L., Kidd, K., & Cunningham, C.M. (2018). Talent for tinkering: Developing talents in children from low-income households through engineering curriculum. Gifted Child Quarterly, 62(1).*

Dailey, D. & Robinson, A. (2017). Improving and sustaining elementary teachers’ science teaching perceptions and process skills: A post-intervention study. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 28(2), 169-185.*

Deitz, M.C. & Robinson, A. (2017, June). A slice of Hamilton. Parenting for High Potential, 2-3.*

Jolly, J. & Robinson, A. (2014). James G. Gallagher: Man in the white hat. Journal of Advanced Academics.25 (4), 445-455.

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., & Meadows, M. (in development). Instructional strategies to support low-income learners: The STEM fields. In T. Stambaugh & Olszewski-Kubilius, P. (Eds.), Unlocking potential: Identifying and serving gifted students from low income households. Waco, TX; Prufrock.

Robinson, A. (2017). Conceptual frameworks in gifted education as the foundation for services. In J. Roberts, T. Inman, & J. Robins (Eds.), Introduction to gifted education. Waco, TX; Prufrock. pp 5-15.

Robinson, A. (2017). An eventful history of gifted education. In C.M. Callahan and H. Hertberg-Davis, Fundamentals of gifted education: Considering multiple perspectives, 2nd ed. London: Routledge. pp 22-31.

Robinson, A. (2017). Developing STEM talent in the early school years: STEM Starters and its Next Generation scale up. In K. S. Taber & M. Sumida (Eds.) Teaching Gifted Learners in STEM Subjects: Developing talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. London: Routledge. pp 21-30.

Robinson, A., Kidd, K., & Adelson J.L. (2017). Assessments for K-8 engineering: What is available and advisable for talented students? In D. Dailey & A. Cotabish (eds.) Engineering instruction for high-ability learners in K-8 classrooms. Waco, TX: Prufrock. pp 165-178.

Robinson, A., Kidd, K., & Deitz, M.C. (2016) Biography builds STEM understanding. In B. D. Macfarlane (Ed.) STEM education for high-ability learners: Designing and implementing programs. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Robinson, A. & Tabler, A. (2016). A survey of curriculum models in gifted education: Frameworks for developing and implementing differentiated curricula. In F.A. Karnes & K. R. Stephens (Eds.) Introduction to curriculum design in gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Robinson, A. & Kolloff, P.K. (2015). 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. (2014). 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