ERIC Number: ED189817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Project SOCRATES: Program for the Academically Gifted, Grades 4-5. Administrator's Handbook.
Paris Independent School District, TX.
Intended for administrators, the handbook provides an overview to Project SOCRATES, a program for academically gifted fourth and fifth graders designed to expand academic capabilities for problem solving, creative thinking, evaluation, leadership, and the ability to adjust to change. Sections address the following areas: statement of philosophy; general information on the Paris (Texas) Independent School District; project goals; the identification process (giftedness in intellectual ability, creative or productive thinking, and leadership); project operation (students are pulled out of regular classes to attend the special program for 1 day per week); curriculum; instructional strategies and materials; staff development; evaluation; public relations and involvement; and replication. (SBH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Development, Creative Thinking, Curriculum Design, Demonstration Programs, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Leadership Training, Problem Solving, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Special Programs, Teaching Methods
Paris Independent School District, P.O. Drawer 1159, Paris, TX 75460 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Paris Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers: Project SOCRATES
Note: For related information, see EC 124 549.