Gifted Child Quarterly

Gifted Child Quarterly (GCQ) is the scholarly journal of the National Association for Gifted Children. Since 1957, GCQ has published manuscripts offering new information and creative insights about giftedness and talent

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GCQ publishes original scholarly reviews of literature as well as quantitative and qualitative  research studies written by experts in gifted education and related fields.

The journal also publishes manuscripts reviewing policy and policy implications and offers reviews and critiques of books and tests with an emphasis on scholarly texts, texts with policy implications, or instruments with potential use in assessing gifted children and youth. In addition, GCQ on occasion publishes special issues devoted to current topics of interest to the field.

NAGC individual members now have free electronic access to the entire library of GCQ articles back to Volume 1. 

Members Only Access to Gifted Child Quarterly

GCQ Editors

Dr. D. Betsy McCoach and Dr. Del Siegle of the University of Connecticut are co-editors of GCQ.  Contact them.

GCQ Paper of the Year

Learn more about the GCQ Paper of the Year Award, an annual award for an article published in GCQ that best exemplifies high standards of scholarship in research, theory, and/or practice in gifted education.

GCQ Blog

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Gifted Child Quarterly offers OnlineFirst, by which forthcoming articles are published online before they are scheduled to appear in print.