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ERIC Number: ED002103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Apr
Pages: 15
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INSERVICE EDUCATION - AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ILLINOIS PLAN FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR GIFTED CHILDREN.
JACKSON, DAVID M.; ROGGE, WILLIAM M.
A PATTERN FOR INSERVICE EDUCATION TO SUPPORT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR GIFTED CHILDREN IS DESCRIBED. THE PATTERN INCLUDES THE STATE OF ILLINOIS PLAN OF WHICH IT IS A PART, THE APPROACH EMPLOYED, AND THE OPERATIONAL PLANS FOR A 1965 SUMMER INSTITUTE. IN 1963-65 ILLINOIS APPROPRIATED $6,750,000 TO IMPLEMENT ITS PLAN FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR GIFTED CHILDREN. SCHOOL DISTRICTS ENROLLING ABOUT 60 PERCENT OF THE STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS ARE RECEIVING REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR. TO DATE, 27 DEMONSTRATION CENTERS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED THEY PROVIDE DEMONSTRATIONS OF MANY APPROACHES TO THE EDUCATION OF GIFTED CHILDREN. THE STATE HAS SUPPORTED SUMMER INSTITUTES, INSERVICE INSTITUTES, AND ACADEMIC-YEAR INSTITUTES. BASIC FEATURES OF THE SUMMER INSTITUTES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOR DEMONSTRATION CENTER PERSONNEL ARE THAT FACULTY SHOULD PURSUE SELF-ASSESSMENT OF PRACTICES, MODELS OF GOALS SHOULD BE PROVIDED, FACULTY SHOULD BE ABLE TO PRACTICE WHILE STILL IN THE INSERVICE PROGRAM, AND FACULTY SHOULD BE ABLE TO CONTINUE THE PROCESSES OF SELF-ASSESSMENT AFTER THE PROGRAM ENDS. THE ACTIVITIES OF THE 1965 SUMMER INSTITUTE WILL TRAIN TEACHERS TO DEMONSTRATE THE USE OF NEW MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES APPROPRIATE FOR THE GIFTED. DEMONSTRATION CENTER DIRECTORS, SUPERVISORS, AND CONSULTANTS WILL BE TRAINED IN WAYS OF DISSEMINATING NEW MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DEMONSTRATION CENTERS AND INSERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS.
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Illinois (Urbana)