ERIC Number: ED253035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Educating the Gifted: Summary Report.
Sillito, Melvin T.; Wilde, Warren D.
The study was designed to provide background information on which to base a program for gifted and talented students in Alberta. Questionnaires, on-site visits, and interviews were used to compile non-statistical and descriptive data on current programs for the gifted throughout Canada and the United States. report contains sections on the following topics: the nature of giftedness, historical antecedents and the current setting, the role of visual and performing arts in educating the gifted, identification of the gifted, curriculum models, curriculum development and delivery, teachers and support services, administration and finance, and evaluation of students and programs. Implications for local and provincial agencies and universities regarding such topics as definitions and identification, administration and support systems, teacher selection, curriculum, evaluation, parental support, inservice, finance, encouragement for program initiation and effort coordination. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Planning and Research Branch.
Authoring Institution: Medicine Hat Public School District #76 (Alberta).