ERIC Number: ED209889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Computer Connections for Gifted Children and Youth.
Nazzaro, Jean N., Ed.
Written by computer specialists, teachers, parents, and students, the 23 articles emphasize the role computers play in the development of thinking, problem solving, and creativity in gifted and talented students. Articles have the following titles and authors: "Computers and Computer Cultures" (S. Papert); "Classroom Computers--Beyond the 3 R's" (F. Bell); "Reflections of a Computer Language Nut" (S. Bloch); "It Started with Games" (C. Karnes); "Two Programs from a Young Eighth Grader" (S. Bahcall, H. Nelson); "Teaching Parents About Using Microcomputers" (T. Dwyer, M. Critchfield); "Children and Home Computers--Some Observations on the First Generation" (B. Banet); "An Apple a Day Keeps a Kid Occupied" (R. Buszta); "Microcomputers for Gifted Microtots" (A. Doorly); "Kids and Computers--The Future Is Today" (S. Larsen); "Micros 'GOTO' School" (D. Piele); "The Hampton City Schools Computer Program" (N. Harkavy); "The Paducah Tilghman High School for Gifted Students" (S. Davis, P. Frothingham); "Computers...Are All Dinosaurs Dead?" (D. Glover); "The Talcott Mountain Science Center" (D. Barstow); "Computeronics--A Course in Computer Literacy" (P. Bird); "Bringing Microcomputers into Schools" (G. Ropes, H. Gaylord); "Statewide Educational Computer Systems--The Many Considerations" (K. Hausmann); "Van Helps Schools Select the Right Computer" (B. Staples); "Some Thoughts on Computers and Greatness in Teaching" (T. Dwyer); "The Hacker Papers;" and "Educational Software" (D. Lubar). Lists of printed materials, vendors and manufacturers, and resources on using microcomputers in schools and classrooms conclude the document. (SB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Microcomputers, Program Descriptions, Programing, Talent
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($16.65).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.