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ERIC Number: ED012246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959
Pages: 1
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SCIENCE FOR THE ACADEMICALLY TALENTED STUDENT IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL, REPORT OF A CONFERENCE SPONSORED JOINTLY BY THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PROJECT ON THE ACADEMICALLY TALENTED STUDENT AND THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION.
DONALDSON, ROBERT R.
RESULTS OF A JOINT NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION-NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE FOR ACADEMICALLY TALENTED STUDENTS ARE REPORTED. MAJOR TOPICS DISCUSSED ARE (1) THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TALENTED STUDENT, (2) GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF COURSE CONTENT, (3) TEACHING METHODS, AND (4) DESIRABLE QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF TEACHERS OF TALENTED STUDENTS. A FINAL SECTION CONTAINS A SUGGESTED SCIENCE PROGRAM FOR GRADES 7 TO 12. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE--(1) A FIRM FOUNDATION IN GENERAL SCIENCE BY THE END OF GRADE 8, (2) NINTH-GRADE SCIENCE THAT HAS GENERAL EDUCATION OBJECTIVES AND DEALS WITH EARTH, PHYSICAL, OR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE, (3) STRONG CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS COURSES FOR GRADES 10 AND 11, AND (4) SEMINARS, CASE STUDIES, ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES, OR ADVANCED SCIENCE IN THE 12TH GRADE. IT IS FURTHER SUGGESTED THAT ALL COURSES INCLUDE LABORATORY ACTIVITIES. GUIDELINES FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE APPENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20006, 63 PAGES, FOR $0.60. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: CARNEGIE CORPORATION; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; FUTURE SCIENTISTS OF AMERICA FOUNDATION; NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION