Identifying Academically Gifted English-Language Learners Using Nonverbal Tests

@article{Lohman2008IdentifyingAG,
  title={Identifying Academically Gifted English-Language Learners Using Nonverbal Tests},
  author={David F. Lohman and Katrina A. Korb and Joni M. Lakin},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={52},
  pages={275 - 296}
}
In this study, the authors compare the validity of three nonverbal tests for the purpose of identifying academically gifted English-language learners (ELLs). Participants were 1,198 elementary children (approximately 40% ELLs). All were administered the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices (Raven), the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT), and Form 6 of the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT). Results show that the U.S. national norms for the Raven substantially overestimate the number of high… 

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