ERIC Number: ED219921
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct-25
Reference Count: 0
What's It Really Like Teaching Gifted Students?
The author describes some of the characteristics of gifted students, and considers components of effective gifted programs. Noted among student characteristics are a heightened awareness of the world, openness about feelings and emotions, curiosity, imagination, and independence in thinking. The author feels that gifted programs should include use of community resources, direct exposure to experts, group and individual conferences to explore feelings, and parent support. (SW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Keynote address presented at the Annual Missouri Gifted Conference (3rd, Jefferson City, MO, October 25, 1981).