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Dr. Bertie W. Kingore's Vita

EDUCATION

Ph.D.: University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
M.Ed. and B.A.: Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

TEACHING

Shelton Professor of Education, Graduate Studies, Hardin-Simmons University 1980-1998
Director, Threshold Program for Advanced or Gifted Youth, Ages 5-16
Teacher--Early childhood, elementary, secondary education, and college

HONORS/OFFICES

  • National Teachers' Choice Award 2014
  • President's Award, TAGT 2011
  • Legacy Award 2005 for the Educator Book of the Year
  • Texas Gifted Educator of the Year
  • National Association for Gifted Children Past Chair, Parent and Community Division
  • International Reading Association Past Chair, Reading Excellence through the Arts
  • Texas Education Agency Chair, Texas Reading Initiative Task Force for Primary Gifted Children
  • Cullen Professor Award for Research and Creativity
  • President, Texas Association for Gifted and Talented
  • Outstanding Alumnus Award, University of North Texas
  • Cullen Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching

PRESENTATIONS

Featured speaker at numerous international, national, and state conferences including IB in Canada, Foundation for Quality Conference in Hong Kong, NAGC mini-keynote speaker on Differentiation November, 2006 and November, 2008, and TAGT keynote speaker on Gifted Students' Rights, Responsibilities, and Differentiation Needs, 2011. Presenter at seven world conferences in differentiation, reading, and gifted education.

PUBLICATIONS

Award-winning author of twenty-seven books and numerous articles in professional journals, such as Educational Leadership (ASCD), Reading Teacher, Teaching for High Potential (NAGC), Language Arts, Tempo (TAGT), Gifted Child Today, Understanding Our Gifted, Child Care Quarterly, Connections, and Gifted Education Communicator (CAG).

PUBLISHED BOOKS--MOST RECENT

RIGOR AND ENGAGEMENT FOR GIFTED LEARNERS: INTEGRATING STANDARDS WITH INTELLECTUAL INTEGRITY. (2014). National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). In press.

RIGOR AND ENGAGEMENT FOR GROWING MINDS: STRATEGIES THAT ENABLE ADVANCED CHILDREN TO FLOURISH IN MIXED-ABILITY CLASSROOMS. (2013). Austin, TX: PA Publishing. 2014 NATIONAL TEACHERS' CHOICE AWARD

RIGOR AND ENGAGEMENT FOR GROWING MINDS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION. (2013). Austin, TX: PA Publishing.

RIGOR AND ENGAGEMENT FOR GROWING MINDS: FACILITATOR'S GUIDE FOR A BOOK STUDY. (2013). Austin, TX: PA Publishing.

TIERED LEARNING STATIONS IN MINUTES! INCREASING ACHIEVEMENT, HIGH-LEVEL THINKING, AND THE JOY OF LEARNING. (2011). Austin, TX: PA Publishing.

RECOGNIZING GIFTED POTENTIAL: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION. (2009). Austin, TX: Professional Associates Publishing.

DEVELOPING PORTFOLIOS FOR AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT, GRADES K-3. (2008). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

TEACHING WITHOUT NONSENSE: TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE, 2nd ed. (2008). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

REACHING ALL LEARNERS: MAKING DIFFERENTIATION WORK. (2007). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

RECOGNIZING GIFTED POTENTIAL: PLANNED EXPERIENCES WITH THE KOI. (2007). Austin, TX: Professional Associates Publishing.

ASSESSMENT: TIMESAVING PROCEDURES FOR BUSY TEACHERS, 4th ed. (2007). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

INTEGRATING THINKING: STRATEGIES THAT WORK!, 2nd ed. (2006). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

DIFFERENTIATION: SIMPLIFIED, REALISTIC, AND EFFECTIVE: HOW TO CHALLENGE ADVANCED POTENTIAL IN MIXED-ABILITY CLASSROOMS. (2004). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing. 2005 LEGACY AWARD

JUST WHAT I NEED! LEARNING EXPERIENCES TO USE ON MULTIPLE DAYS IN MULTIPLE WAYS. (2003) Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

LITERATURE CELEBRATIONS: CATALYSTS TO HIGHER-LEVEL BOOK RESPONSES, 2nd ed. (2003). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

READING STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCED PRIMARY READERS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDE. (2002). Austin: Texas Education Association.

READING STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCED PRIMARY READERS. (2002). Austin: Texas Education Association.

WE CARE: A CURRICULUM FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH KINDERGARTEN, 2nd ed. (2002). Culver City, CA: Goodyear Books.

THE KINGORE OBSERVATION INVENTORY. 2nd ed. (2001). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

"Seeking Advanced Potentials: Developmentally Appropriate Procedures for Identification.". (1998). In Smutney, J. THE YOUNG GIFTED CHILD; POTENTIAL AND PROMISE. New York: Hampton Press.

ENGAGING CREATIVE THINKING. (1998). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

ALPHABETTERS TASK CARDS: THINKING ADVENTURES USING THE ALPHABET. (1997). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

REACHING HIGH POTENTIALS. (1995). New York: Macmillan. 

INTERACTIVE CD-ROMs

BERTIE'S BOOK NOTES CD-ROM. (2012). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

ASSESSMENT INTERACTIVE CD-ROM. (2007). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

DIFFERENTIATION INTERACTIVE CD-ROM. (2005). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

CENTERS IN MINUTES! VOL. 2: LITERACY STATIONS, GRADES K-4. (2005). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.

CENTERS IN MINUTES! VOL. 1: GRADES K-8. (2004). Austin: Professional Associates Publishing.