Conferences and Publications

Recent Trainings:

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

group at seng training

Recent Publications:

Reffel, J. A., Monetti, D. M., & Wasieleski, D. T. (October, 2014). Life Lessons for Gifted StudentsThe SENGVine Newsletter: Growing Understanding of the Gifted. Issue 113.

Fulgham, S. M., & Shaughnessy, M. F. (2014, March-April).  Q & A with ed tech leaders: Interview with David M. Monetti.  Educational Technology, 54(2), 61-63.

Monetti, D. M., Adams, K. S. & Reffel, J. A. (2013). Meeting the needs of gifted students: Strategies to effectively support teachers. Teaching for High Potential, Spring, 1, 12-14.

Reffel, J. A., Baker, K. A., Bailey, C. R., & Monetti, D. M. (2012). Creative and wise: A correlational analysis of student perceptions. Creative Learning Today, 19 (2), 9-11.

Recent Presentations:

Creativity Self-Assessment Rubric (CSAR)

Reffel, J. A., Spencer, N. F., Gonzalez-Acevedo, C., Dowling, H., & Adams, K. (2015, March). Using games and riddles to inspire creativity in gifted learners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children, Athens, GA.

Monetti, D. M., Spencer, N. F., Dowling, H., Gonzalez-Acevedo, C., & Reffel, J. A.. (2015, March). Taxonomies of creativity and related questions: Evaluating one's own creativity. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children, Athens, GA.

Reffel, J. A., Monetti, D. M., Byrd, S. & Coffey, A. (2014, March). Using paradoxes to engage gifted learners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children, Athens, GA.

Reffel, J. A., Monetti, D. M., Byrd, S. M., & Coffey, C. A. (2014, February). Gifted Males and Females: Shared and Distinct ChallengesPaper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Council for Exceptional Children, Savannah, GA. 

Monetti, D. M., Reffel, J. A., Coffey, C. A., & Byrd, S. M. (2014, February).  Being Misunderstood: Practical considerations to help gifted students better understand themselves and relate to their peersPaper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Council for Exceptional Children, Savannah, GA. 

Byrd, S. M., Coffey, C. A., Reffel, J. A., & Monetti, D. M. (2014, February). The misdiagnosis and dual diagnosis of gifted children. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Federation Council for Exceptional Children, Savannah, GA. 

Coffey, C.A., Byrd, S.M., Monetti, D.M., & Reffel, J.A. (2014, February). Coping with the Stigma of Giftedness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Council for Exceptional Children, Savannah, GA.

Reffel, J. A.  (2013, November).  Enhancing science creativity in the classroom: Using the best web resources/videos. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children (Creativity Night), Indianapolis, IN.

Reffel, J. A.  (2013, November).  Creating a critical thinking community in the classroom: Techniques, strategies, questions, and assessments.  Paper presented at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Valdosta, GA.

team at conference