I've used this with teachers, parents, and identified student. It includes the seldom acknowledged "negative characteristics." Often, kids see themselves clearly for the first time.
NAGC's definition and rationale (HERE) for gifted education is crucial when identifying students for inclusion in the program. Notice its emphasis on APTITUDE (natural ability / potential) or competence. Potential is often waiting to be revealed. We have many students in our schools with "aptitude" who may not be showing competence. Remember that.
IMPORTANT for Screening Committee --