ERIC Number: ED330197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Demonstration Projects: Programs for Gifted, January 1990-1991.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education.
Thirteen research and demonstration projects developed by Ohio school districts for the education of gifted students are described. The programs involve inservice teacher education; interdepartmental teamwork; collaboration with community and university resources; a continuum of services for gifted children in regular classrooms; learning options for underachieving gifted students; and teaching methods in the visual and performing arts, language arts, computers, critical thinking, and creative thinking. Project names and sponsoring school districts include: "Major Work Research and Demonstration Project" (Cleveland City Schools); "Black Swamp Arts Scene" (Defiance City and County Schools); "Fields, Forms, and Fulfillments" (Federal Hocking Local Schools); "Transitional Restructured Elementary Program for Gifted" (Forest Hills Local Schools); "Staff Development Program for Gifted Children: Elementary" (Muskingum County); "ACE--Achieving Cognitive Enhancement" (Putnam County Schools); "Serving Secondary Gifted Students in the Classroom Setting" (Reynoldsburg City Schools); "Meeting the Challenge: Assisting Underachieving Gifted Students" (Rocky River City Schools); "Talents Unlimited: An Effective Model for Comprehensive Curriculum Development: Secondary" (Sidney City Schools); "HUGS--Helping Underachieving Gifted Students" (Springfield City Schools); "Junior High Opportunity Power" (Toledo City Schools); "The Identification of Creative- Thinking Ability" (Hilliard City Schools, Upper Arlington City Schools); and "The Computer as an Art Medium for Visually Gifted Secondary Students" (Wheelersburg Local Schools.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Mainstreaming, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Special Programs, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Underachievement, Visual Arts
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education.