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ERIC Number: ED001336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 13
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THE EFFECTIVENESS AND FEASIBILITY OF EARLY ADMISSION TO SCHOOL FOR MENTALLY ADVANCED CHILDREN.
BIRCH, JACK W.
MANY COMMON FORMS OF SCHOOL ACCELERATION FOR MENTALLY ADVANCED CHILDREN AND YOUTH ARE INVESTIGATED, THE FINDINGS REPORTED ARE FAVORABLE WITH RESPECT TO BOTH SHORT AND LONG RANGE EFFECTS. D.A. WORCHESTER SUMMARIZED THE ADVANTAGES OF SUCH PROGRAMS AS FOLLOWS--(1) EARLY ENTRANCE HAS THE ADVANTAGE OVER ANY OTHER FORM OF ACCELERATION IN THAT IT SAVES A YEAR OF THE PUPIL'S LIFE, (2) THE CHILD WILL BE PLACED WITH HIS MENTAL AND SOCIAL EQUALS AND WILL BE LESS LIKELY TO DEVELOP HABITS OF DAWDLING AND LAZINESS, (3) THE PROBLEM OF SKIPPING MATERIAL IN THE CURRICULUM IS OBVIATED, (4) TEACHERS CAN BECOME MORE AWARE OF THE PARTICULAR NEEDS OF BRIGHT CHILDREN BY RECOGNIZING THEM AT THE BEGINNING OF THEIR SCHOOL CAREERS. FOR FUTHER INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT REFER TO (ED 003 390).
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Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)