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ERIC Number: ED019763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-31
Pages: 467
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DEMONSTRATION OF DIFFERENTIAL PROGRAMMING IN ENRICHMENT, ACCELERATION, COUNSELING, AND SPECIAL CLASSES FOR GIFTED PUPILS IN GRADES 1-9. FINAL REPORT.
PLOWMAN, PAUL D.; RICE, JOSEPH P.
CALIFORNIA PROJECT TALENT WAS A 3 1/2-YEAR PROJECT WHICH DEMONSTRATED FOUR TYPES OF PROGRAMS FOR GIFTED CHILDREN AND YOUTH. THE ENRICHMENT DEMONSTRATION ANALYZED THE NEEDS FOR INSERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AND DEVELOPED APPROPRIATE WORKSHOPS AND ALSO INVENTED, FIELD TESTED, AND DISSEMINATED SPECIAL PUPIL UNITS IN (1) SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY, METHODOLOGY, AND INVESTIGATION THROUGH A STUDY OF GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION OF STATISTICAL INFORMATION USING THE BLOOM TAXONOMY, (2) CREATIVE EXPRESSION THROUGH A STUDY OF THE LITERARY ELEMENT OF CHARACTERIZATION USING GUILFORD'S STRUCTURE OF INTELLECT MODEL, AND (3) CRITICAL APPRECIATION THROUGH A STUDY OF THE FUNDAMENTAL FORMS OF MUSIC USING BRUNER'S PROCESS OF EDUCATION. THE ACCELERATION DEMONSTRATION INVOLVED INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT PROCEDURES AND ACCELERATED PUPILS FROM GRADES 2 TO 4 BY USING A SPECIAL SUMMER SESSION AND BY EMPLOYING EXTENSIVE CASE STUDIES, COUNSELING, AND TUTORING. THE COUNSELING-INSTRUCTIONAL DEMONSTRATION SHOWED INTERRELATED GOALS, PROCESSES, AND CONTENTS OF ENGLISH, SOCIAL SCIENCES, GUIDANCE, AND SMALL GROUP COUNSELING DESIGNED TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ENCOURAGE DEVELOPMENT OF VALUES AND PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE, AND PROMOTE MORE EFFECTIVE LEARNING IN SOCIAL SCIENCES AND IN ENGLISH IN GRADES 7 TO 9. THE SPECIAL CLASS DEMONSTRATION SHOWED THE UNIQUE VALUE OF THE ALL DAY, FULL WEEK SPECIAL CLASS SETTING IN IMPROVING PROBLEM SOLVING, THE ABILITY TO APPLY FACTS AND PRINCIPLES, AND INSIGHT INTO THE NATURE OF LEARNING. OVERALL, (1) FOUR NEW PROGRAMS WERE INVENTED, ADOPTED, DEMONSTRATED, AND DISSEMINATED, (2) RELATED CONSULTANT, TEACHER, AND COUNSELOR ROLES WERE DESCRIBED, (3) PRODUCTS PRODUCED INCLUDED A FILM SERIES, FILMSTRIP, AND PROGRAM GUIDELINES, AND (4) GIFTED CHILD PROGRAMS WERE PROMOTED, ENRICHED, AND EXPANDED. A REFERENCE LIST CITES 62 ITEMS. APPENDIXES PROVIDE PROJECT REPORTS AND CASE STUDIES, LIST PROJECT DEVELOPED FILMS AND GUIDELINES, AND PRESENT RESEARCH RELATED MATERIALS. (AA)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA