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ERIC Number: ED001201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 66
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EDUCATING THE MORE ABLE STUDENTS IN THE KENT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS.
BLACK, MARTHA R.; AND OTHERS
RECOMMENDATIONS, SUGGESTIONS, AND POLICIES FOLLOWED IN ORGANIZING AND DEVELOPING A PROGRAM FOR EDUCATING THE MORE ABLE STUDENTS IN THE HIGH SCHOOLS OF KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND, WERE PRESENTED. SOME OF THE OBJECTIVES WHICH GUIDED THE POLICY-MAKING PROCESS ARE--TO IDENTIFY THE MORE ABLE STUDENTS AT AN EARLY STAGE IN HIGH SCHOOL AND PROVIDE IMPROVED INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES THAT CHALLENGED THEM, TO DEVELOP A HIGHER LEVEL OF CREATIVITY AMONG THE MORE ABLE, TO HELP PARENTS AND TEACHERS DEVELOP AN APPRECIATION OF STUDENTS WITH UNUSUAL TALENT AND OUTSTANDING ABILITY, TO HELP THE SUPERIOR STUDENT DEVELOP THE POWER TO THINK CRITICALLY, TO PLAN, TO EXECUTE, AND TO JUDGE. INCLUDED ARE SUGGESTIONS FOR A COUNTY-WIDE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE AND FOR CURRICULUM CHANGES. SOME OF THE SELECED IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING WHICH MIGHT PROVE EFFECTIVE ARE DISCUSSED--MULTIPLE CLASSES. SEMINARS, TEAM TEACHING, FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND PROGRAMED LEARNING. VOCABULARY BUILDING AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF STUDY SKILLS ARE TWO AREAS WHICH RECEIVE SPECIAL ATTENTION. THE INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS IN EACH OF THE FOUR HIGH SCHOOLS ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Kent County Board of Education, Chestertown, MD.
Identifiers: MARYLAND