ANGELA M NOVAK, PH.D.
BEST PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND TEACHER PREPARATION (VOL 1)
Angela M Novak and Christine L Weber (Editors)
all citations are provided in full (APA style) on my cv page
While not all of my work is accessible online without access through Open Athens, organizational membership, or through the purchase of the book or article from the publisher, I've collated some of the work that is available.
Additionally, I have provided the website link for Prufrock Press, our book publisher. Best Practices in Professional Learning and Teacher Preparation, Volumes 1-3 is a service publication of NAGC and Prufrock Press; royalties are provided to the organization.
Please note, full citations are not provided on this page, only brief descriptions and links. Full citations for these and all of my publications, are available on my cv page.
GATEKEEPERS IN GIFTED: A CASE STUDY OF THE DISPROPORTIONALITY OF GIFTED BLACK YOUTH IN ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS
by Dr. Angela M. Novak and Dr. Karen D. Jones
Karen and I followed up our chapter with a case study! This article follows a gifted resource teacher, an AP, and a Principal and includes background information, activities, and reflective questions.
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership is a SAGE journal and I can share this pdf of the accepted version; there are variations in the final, published manuscript.
USING CASE STUDIES TO DEVELOP EQUITY-DRIVEN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR GIFTED EDUCATORS
by Dr. Katie D. Lewis, Dr. Angela M. Novak, & Dr. Christine Weber
This is Part 2 of the GCT article, where we put the equity PL principles into play using case studies, and share how they've worked in three different scenarios.
Again, the link takes you to a pdf of the accepted version of the Gifted Child Today article, so it does vary slightly from the final manuscript.
INTERSECTIONALITY, RURALITY, AND IDENTITY: SUPPORTING GIFTED STUDENTS THROUGH PLACE-BASED CURRICULA
by Dr. Angela M Novak and Dr. Myriah M Miller
The Special Populations and Curriculum Studies Networks of NAGC collaborated on a special issue of Teaching for High Potential (THP), a publication of NAGC. Myriah and I worked together on this piece for the special issue on behalf of Special Pops.
GIFTED RURAL LEARNERS: EXPLORING POWER, PLACE, AND PRIVILEGE WITH A FOCUS ON PROMISING PRACTICES
by Angela M. Novak
I was honored to be the special issue editor for Theory and Practice in Rural Education, for the special issue on Gifted Rural Learners. This is an open access journal, so the link takes you to the full issue, not just my article.
GUIDING PRINCIPLES IN DEVELOPING EQUITY-DRIVEN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR EDUCATORS OF GIFTED STUDENTS
by Dr. Angela M. Novak, Dr. Katie D. Lewis & Dr. Christine L. Weber
This is the first of two pieces in Gifted Child Today that shares our equity principles of professional learning.
GCT is a subscriber journal, however, I am able to post the accepted version. The link takes you to a pdf of this version. Note that this is a different version than the final published manuscript.
ARMCHAIR DOGMA: WHAT IT IS AND WHY WE BELIEVE
by Dr. Angela M. Novak
This is a piece in Gifted Education Review, written for a parent and teacher audience, about the science of pseudoscience and beliefs.
The link takes you directly to the journal.
BEST PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND TEACHER PREPARATION: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS OF THE GIFTED IN THE CONTENT AREAS (VOL. 3)
Edited by Christine L. Weber and Angela M. Novak
I co-edited this book with my colleague, Dr. Chris Weber from UNF. I also have a chapter in the text with Dr. Karen Jones from ECU, ARGH!, in which we discuss administration and gifted, through the lens of self directed professional learning and action research. The link takes you to the website of the book publisher, not a download of the book or chapter.
BEST PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: AUTHOR Q&A
by Angela M. Novak; published/posted by Andilynn Feddeler
Prufrock Press Blog
This blog series showcases interviews with Prufrock authors and editors, providing insight into topics and the creative process. Prufrock asked me to answer a few questions about my work on the Best Practices in Professional Learning and Teacher Preparation series.
BEST PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND TEACHER PREPARATION: SPECIAL TOPICS FOR GIFTED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (VOL. 2)
Edited by Angela M. Novak and Christine L. Weber
I co-edited this book with my colleague, Dr. Chris Weber from UNF. I also have a chapter in the text with Dr. Katie Lewis from York College of Pennsylvania, in which we discuss our four-zone model for culturally responsive gifted professional learning.
The link takes you to the website of the book publisher, not a download of the book or chapter.
WHERE ARE GIFTED STUDENTS OF COLOR? CASE STUDIES OUTLINE STRATEGIES TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN GIFTED PROGRAMS
by Katie D. Lewis, Angela. Novak and Christine L. Weber
This is an article I wrote with colleagues on using case studies as a tool in culturally responsive gifted professional learning.
The link takes you to the website for Learning Forward, the organization, and the article in the Learning Professional.
WHAT’S IN A NAME? PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VS. PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
by Christine L. Weber, Angela M. Novak, & Katie D. Lewis
This is a piece that the three leaders of the then Professional Development Network, now Professional Learning Network for the National Association for Gifted Children wrote for the NAGC Insider.
The link takes you directly to the article on the NAGC website.
BEST PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND TEACHER PREPARATION: METHODS AND STRATEGIES FOR GIFTED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (VOL.1)
Edited by Angela M. Novak and Christine L. Weber
In our first volume, we introduced the series by sharing general strategies around professional learning in the gifted context. I co-edited this book with my colleague, Dr. Christine Weber. I have two chapters in this book, one one the research behind professional learning, that serves as an introduction to the series. The second is with my frequent research partner and collaborator, Dr. Katie Lewis, on tools of the professional learning trade.
The link takes you to the website of the book publisher, not a download of the book or chapters.
TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF CHARACTERISTICS OF GIFTED HISPANIC BILINGUAL STUDENTS: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BORDER
by Drs. Katie Lewis, Angela Novak and Jennifer Coronado
I partnered with Dr. Lewis and her colleague Dr. Coronado for a research study, that we analyzed and and published in the Texas Forum of Teacher Education.
This link takes you to the TXATE website and to the Forum issue in its entirety. Our article is on pages 71-91 of the online version linked.
A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE ON THE EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF GIFTED STUDENTS: DABROWSKI’S OVEREXCITABILITIES
by Dr. Angela Novak
This is a piece that is not research-heavy, but more reader friendly and accessible to younger audiences.
The link takes you to ourgifted.com, and a pdf of the journal.