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ERIC Number: ED001881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 63
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ACADEMICALLY TALENTED PROGRAM.
WOMACK, MARGARET; AND OTHERS
A PROGRAM PROVIDING TALENTED CHILDREN WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPLETE THE FOURTH, FIFTH, AND SIXTH GRADES IN 2 YEARS IS GIVEN. ENRICHMENT GROUPS ARE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN WHO WILL NOT BENEFIT FROM ACCELERATION. THE PURPOSES OF THE PROGRAM ARE TO DEVELOP BASIC SKILLS, HABITS OF EFFECTIVE THINKING, CITIZENSHIP, LEADERSHIP, SELF-KNOWLEDGE, ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE, CREATIVITY, ENRICHMENT, AND ACCELERATION. THE MAJOR CONCEPTS TO BE COVERED, AND THE SKILLS, ABILITIES, ATTITUDES, AND SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES ARE GIVEN FOR EACH AREA IN THE CURRICULUM. THESE ARE SCIENCE, READING, SPANISH LANGUAGE, SPELLING, SOCIAL STUDIES, AND MATHEMATICS. ENRICHMENT IS OFFERED FOR ALL TALENTED STUDENTS THROUGH GRADE 3 AND IN THE UPPER GRADES FOR THOSE NOT TAKING PART IN THE ACCELERATED PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM IS PLANNED TO MEET INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND TO CHALLENGE ABILITIES. ENRICHMENT CAN BE IN THE REGULAR CLASSROOM, AND CLUSTER GROUPING ALSO HELPS THESE CHILDREN. FLEXIBLE PROGRAMS CROSS OVER GRADE LEVELS AND REFLECT THE SPECIAL INTERESTS AND TALENTS OF PUPILS AND STAFF. THE LEGAL REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OF THE GIFTED, AND IDENTIFICATION AND SCREENING PROCEDURES ARE GIVEN. ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ARE DESCRIBED, AND THE MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, AND FACILITIES FOR THE ACADEMICALLY TALENTED CLASSES ARE SUGGESTED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Oxnard School District, CA.
Identifiers: California (Oxnard)