Proceedings have been published for many of the World Conferences. Below is a list of articles included in the Proceedings. 

1975: London, England

Section One: Papers by Visiting Speakers

  • Gifted children: Is there a problem? – Lord James of Rushholme
  • Realizing our potential – Harold C. Lyon
  • The identification & evaluation of gifted children – G. W. Parkyn
  • Needed: A new partnership for the gifted – James J. Gallagher
  • Round the clock with gifted musicians – Anthony Brackenbury
  • A review of the research related to giftedness in early childhood education – John P. Casey& Nancy L. Quisenberry
  • Teaching the gifted & talented teacher: A training model – Dorothy Sisk
  • Education the gifted child: Challenge & response in the USA – Joe Khatena
  • Retrospect & Prospects: A British view – George C. Robb
  • Fostering creativity in the gifted child – A. Harry Passow
  • Israel’s first experiment in special classes for gifted children within regular schools – Nava Butler
  • Gifted children study the future – E. Paul Torrance (co-authors Catherine B. Brunch & Thomas M. Goolsby)
  • Workshop activities 1 – Sally J. Patton
  • Workshop activities 2 – Eric Ogilvie
  • Continuing gifted in later years (official summary) – Sheila Browne
  • Emotional disturbances in the gifted child (official summary) – Pamela Mason

Section Two: Reports of Discussion Groups & Additional Papers

  • Research into attainment levels – Frieda Painter
  • The Gulbenkian Project on gifted children – Joan Freeman
  • Mathematics for gifted children – W. K. Hayman, Y. N. Dowker, L. G. Buxton & Margaret Hayman
  • Identifying gifted elementary school children – J. McMillan
  • Physical handicaps & dyslexia – William Gooddy
  • Physical prowess – Clinton Sayer
  • Music & the gifted child – Michael Hambourg & Alfred Nieman
  • Children ask questions about the future of mankind – Erika Landau
  • Creativity & brain mechanisms – Nouri Jaffar
  • Counseling – Margaret Branch

Section Three: What My Country Does for Gifted Children

  • Australia – Warren Lee
  • Brazil – Raquel Braune
  • Canada – John P. Maclean
  • Czechoslovakia – Olga Pacesova
  • Denmark – Kirsten Mørch Vaughan
  • France – Jean-Charles Terrassier
  • Ghana – N. O. Anim
  • India – K. N. Saxena
  • Iraq – Kamil Al-Dabbagh
  • Israel – Dan Bitan
  • Italy – Egle Becchi
  • Kenya – N. O. Bwibo
  • Kuwait – S. Al-Raias
  • Malaysia – Rahimi Ibrahim
  • Mexico – Odalmira Mayogoitia de Toulet
  • Netherlands – Gerard A. van Eldert
  • New Zealand – Clement G. N. Hill
  • Nigeria – Christie Ade Ajayi
  • Poland – Lidia Woloszynowa
  • South Africa – C. Ramfol
  • Sri Lanka – A. Ranjan Abeyasinghe
  • Sweden – Mary Ekdahl & Christina Ekblad
  • Syria – Moubina Kouatly
  • Trinidad & Tobago – Jean George
  • Turkey – Halide Yavuz

1977: San Francisco, California, USA

Major Presenters

  • Educational support services for the gifted – James J. Gallagher
  • Educational non-acceleration: An international tragedy – Julia Stanley
  • Creativity: The process of discovery – Sidney Parnes
  • Gifted children of the future: Predictions and proposed solutions – E. Paul Torrance
  • The gifted child in the comprehensive school – D. T. E. Marjoram

Program Descriptions and Design

  • The socially organized system for identification of talents – Tudor Angelov
  • The suggestopaedic study system – Peter Balevski
  • Strategies and resources for creative encounters with the future – Berenice Bahr Bleedorn
  • Future images: Career education for gifted students – Peggy Harding and Paula Berger
  • The Young Persons Institute for the Promotion of Science – Erika Landau
  • Programs for gifted and talented children in Venezuela – Eduwardo Plaza
  • Identifying and programming for highly gifted underachievers in the elementary school – Joanne Rand Whitmore

Research

  • The use of the Block Design subtest of the WISC as identifying instrument for spatial children – Lucille Beckman
  • Parents and children’s perceptions of special classes for highly gifted children – Nava Butler and Ruth Butler
  • Is high intelligence a handicap? – Joan Freeman
  • Creativity and brain mechanisms – Nouri Jaffar
  • Elementary education, personal adjustment, and social achievement in a national sample of gifted adults – Philip Powell
  • Research developments in giftedness and creativity in India – M. K. Raina

Perspectives and Philosophy on Giftedness

  • The gifted child in the family – Sidney Bridges
  • Helping parents of gifted children – Peter Congdon
  • Changing times and the education of gifted girls – Lynn Fox
  • A comprehensive approach to the identification of the gifted and talented black child – Priscilla Hilliard
  • Education and guidance of superior students: A framework – Phillip Perrone and Charles Pulvino
  • Futuristic views of gifted child education – Paul Plowman
  • Turning attention to the gifted – Lewis M. Terman 1910-30 – May V. Seagoe
  • Gifted children and psychopathology: The syndrome of dyssynchrony – Jean-Charles Terrassier
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