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ERIC Number: ED185717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Talented and Gifted School Programs. Oregon Series on Talented and Gifted Education.
Part of a 10 booklet series on talented and gifted education, the booklet presents information for parents about educational programs for talented and gifted children. An historical view of talented and gifted education is presented, along with a definition of gifted and talented students. Characteristics of giftedness are outlined for the following areas: general intellectual ability, specific academic ability, creative or productive thinking, leadership ability, visual and performing arts, and psychomotor ability or physical skills. The development of programs for talented and gifted students is examined, along with relevant teaching methods. Curriculum enrichment and the talented/gifted child is discussed in terms of such things as instructional grouping, acceleration, and guidance. A bibliography and list of sources of information on talented and gifted are also provided. (DLS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Program Development, Special Programs, Student Characteristics, Talent, Teaching Methods
Office of Marketing, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 710 S.W. 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204 ($2.95 each; $26.55 for the full set)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Office of Talented and Gifted Education.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Parent Resources
Note: For related information, see EC 123 522-531.