Gifted & Advanced Academics

Gifted & Advanced Academics

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Who do you miss without "ability" insights?

Ability, also called aptitude or student potential for learning, provides insight into students’ readiness to demonstrate creative problem-solving skills, learn in different situations, and thrive in advanced learning environments.  

When used as a universal screener in advanced academic programming or gifted and talented identification processes, an ability assessment provides an equitable opportunity for all students to demonstrate their cognitive strengths and capacity to learn. 

Who do you miss without "ability" insights?

Ability, also called aptitude or student potential for learning, provides insight into students’ readiness to demonstrate creative problem-solving skills, learn in different situations, and thrive in advanced learning environments.  

When used as a universal screener in advanced academic programming or gifted and talented identification processes, an ability assessment provides an equitable opportunity for all students to demonstrate their cognitive strengths and capacity to learn. 

The CogAT Difference: Key Features to Advance Equity

With key features like a lower language load and free practice activities, CogAT was intentionally designed to level the playing field for all students and unlock the potential for every learner.  

The administration of CogAT is language independent, and the Alternative Verbal (ALT-V) administration option is offered at the primary levels for English Learners. CogAT was normed using a representative sample of students, and bias and fairness reviews were conducted on all test items.  

Case Study: Equitable Identification for Gifted and Special Ed Programs

CogAT’s ease of use, equity features, developmentally appropriate test levels, and more make it the trusted choice of the most demanding gifted programs across the country. 

Learn how one district dramatically changed the proportionate makeup of the identified pool of their gifted and talented students while alleviating concerns about over- and under-identification.  

The CogAT Difference: Key Features to Advance Equity

With key features like a lower language load and free practice activities, CogAT was intentionally designed to level the playing field for all students and unlock the potential for every learner.  

The administration of CogAT is language independent, and the Alternative Verbal (ALT-V) administration option is offered at the primary levels for English Learners. CogAT was normed using a representative sample of students, and bias and fairness reviews were conducted on all test items.  

Case Study: Equitable Identification for Gifted and Special Ed Programs

CogAT’s ease of use, equity features, developmentally appropriate test levels, and more make it the trusted choice of the most demanding gifted programs across the country. 

Learn how one district dramatically changed the proportionate makeup of the identified pool of their gifted and talented students while alleviating concerns about over- and under-identification.  

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