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ERIC Number: ED001197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 60
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RIVERSIDE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
GARDNER, GORDON,; AND OTHERS
BACKGROUND MATERIAL FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS WHO WERE INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING AND REFINING INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS FOR THE GIFTED WAS PRESENTED. THE FIRST AREA OF DISCUSSION WAS THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE GIFTED CHILDREN. CHILDREN IN GRADES 1 THROUGH 3 SHOULD BE IDENTIFIED BY INDIVIDUAL INTELLIGENCE TESTS, BUT, FROM GRADES 4 THROUGH 12, THE STUDENT COULD BE IDENTIFIED BY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP TESTS AND BY THE JUDGMENTS OF TEACHERS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. THE SECOND AREA WAS CONCERNED WITH PROGRAMS FOR THE GIFTED WHICH WOULD FALL INTO ONE OF THE THREE CATEGORIES - SPECIAL GROUPING, ACCELERATION, OR ENRICHMENT IN THE REGULAR CLASSROOM. THE THIRD PART DESCRIBED THE TYPES OF PROGRAMS BEING USED IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY. EXAMPLES WERE DRAWN FROM BANNING, CORONA, PERRIS, RIVERSIDE, INDIO, AND HEMET. TYPES OF PROGRAMS FOR GIFTED STUDENTS IN CALIFORNIA WERE DESCRIBED. THEY FELL INTO THE CATEGORIES OF SPECIAL GROUPING, ACCELERATIONS, AND ENRICHMENT IN THE REGULAR CLASSROOM. SELECTED ASPECTS OF ONE OR MORE SCHOOL SYSTEMS WITHIN A GIVEN STATE WERE PRESENTED. QUOTATIONS AND THE VALUE OF RESEARCH WERE OFFERED. AND A DESCRIPTION OF SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN FRANCE, ENGLAND, AND WEST GERMANY WAS GIVEN.
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Authoring Institution: Riverside County Dept. of Education, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Riverside)