Kim McCormick

Assistant Professor

Kim McCormick

Contact Information

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Education

Ph.D., Learning and Developmental Sciences, Indiana University (2012)

M.A., Educational Psychology, Ball State University (2005)

B.S., Elementary Education, Butler University (2003)

Areas of Expertise

Learning and Developmental Sciences, Educational Psychology, Gifted and Talented Education, Assessment, Student Engagement

Publications

McCormick, K., Siers, S., Elburn, S, Jack, G., Buffington, A., Tolson, K., & Beamer, J. (2015). Introduction to student impact studies: Merging action research principles with student learning objectives. PDS Partners. (in press).

Missett, T., & McCormick, K.M. (2013). Conceptions of giftedness. In J. Plucker, & C. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says. Waco, Texas: Prufrock Press.

McCormick, K. M., & Plucker, J. (2013). Connecting student engagement to the academic and social needs of gifted and talented students. In K. H. Kim, J. Kaufman, J. Baer, & B.

Sriraman (Eds.), Creatively gifted students are not like other gifted students: Research, theory, and practice. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

McCormick, K. (2012). Drawing on giftedness: Understanding what it means to be an engaged gifted and talented elementary student. (Doctoral dissertation) Retrieved from ProQuest. (3522653)

Yazzie-Mintz, E. & McCormick, K. M. (2012). Finding the humanity in the data: Understanding and measuring student engagement in schools. In S. Christenson, A. Reschly, & C. Wylie (Eds.), The handbook of research on student engagement. New York: Springer Science.

Yazzie-Mintz, E. & McCormick, K. (2010, January). The power of student voices: What do they want from school? Indianagram: A Publication of the Indiana Association of School Principals, 12(1), 4-6.

Lysaker, J., McCormick, K., & Brunette, C. C. (2005). Hope, happiness, and reciprocity: A thematic analysis of preservice teachers' relationships with their reading buddies. Reading Research and Instruction, 44(2), 21-45.

Presentations

Burgess, C. R., Chen, C. & McCormick, K. (2014, November). Transforming Classroom Instruction: Creating a Common Core State Standards Classroom Culture. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Dallas, TX.

McCormick, K. (2014, November). Everything but the Kitchen Sink! How to Utilize Inquiry, STEM, Differentiation, and Independent Study in Gifted and Talented Science Units. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Baltimore, MD.

McCormick, K., Siers, S., Jack, G., Elburn, S., & Reid, M. (2014, May). Introduction to Student Impact Studies: Merging Action Research Principals with Student Learning Objectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Maryland Association for Professional Developmental Schools, Owings Mills, MD.

Burgess, C., Chen, C., & McCormick, K. (2014, May). Demystifying the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Strategic Strategies Designed to Provide Professional Development Schools with the Power to Support Families as They Become Academic Advocates for Children. Presented at the annual meeting of the Maryland Association for Professional Developmental Schools, Owings Mills, MD.

McCormick, K., Siers, S., Jack, G., Beamer, J., Buffington, A., & Tolson, K. (2014, March). Introduction to Student Impact Studies: Merging Action Research Principals with Student Learning Objectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Professional Developmental Schools, Las Vegas, NV.

Burgess, C. R., Chen, C. & McCormick, K. (2013, November). Transforming Classroom Instruction Through The Common Core State Standards, Integration, and Virtual Fieldtrips. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.

McCormick, K. (2013, November). What’s in Your Head? Using Formative Assessment Strategies to Support Cognitive Engagement of Gifted and Talented Students. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Indianapolis, IN.

McCormick, K. (2012, November). To be Engaged or Not Engaged, That is the Question: How to Support Student Engagement with Today’s Gifted and Talented Elementary Students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Denver, CO.

McCormick, K. (2012, November). Counseling Gifted and Talented Students through the Understanding of Their Social, Emotional, and Developmental Needs. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Denver, CO.

McCormick, K. (2012, April). Drawing on Giftedness: Understanding What It Means to be an Engaged Gifted and Talented Elementary Student. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

McCormick, K. (2012, April). Drawing on Giftedness: Understanding Gifted and Talented Student Engagement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO.

McCormick, K. (2011, November). Conceptions of Giftedness: Examining Varying Theories and Their Application to Evidence-Based, Differentiated Instruction. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, New Orleans, LA.

McCormick, K. (2011, April). Voices to Be Heard: Examining What Gifted and Talented High School Students Have to Share About Student Engagement and School Connectedness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

McCormick, K. (2010, November). School connectedness: What gifted high school students are saying about their classes, teachers, and schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

McCormick, K. (2010, November). A unit on courage: A differentiated literacy unit. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Yazzie-Mintz, E. & McCormick, K. (2009, October). Leading for engagement: Engaging all students in Indiana schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Indiana Association of School Principals, Indianapolis, IN.

Yazzie-Mintz, E. & McCormick, K. (2009, February). Assessing your school’s value-added: An overview of the high school survey of student engagement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Independent Schools, Chicago, IL.

McCormick, K. (2007, March). A unit on courage: A differentiated literacy unit. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Indiana Association for Gifted Children, Indianapolis, IN.

McCormick, K. (2004, April). Differentiating the quality of reading instruction. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Indianapolis, IN.

McCormick, K. (2003, Spring). Differentiating the quality of reading instruction. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Lysaker, J. & McCormick, K. (2003, December). Interpersonal qualities of tutoring pairs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.