ERIC Number: ED082409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Junior and Senior High School Manual; Major Work-Honors-Advanced Placement Program.
Cleveland Public Schools, OH. Div. of Major Work Classes.
The manual for the major work-honors-advanced placement program for gifted secondary students in the cleveland public schools is presented. The program is said to provide challenge through a multi-dimensional teaching approach involving special curricula, enrichment, and course acceleration. Included are criteria and forms for student selection, which typically requires IQ above 115, above average record, emotional stability, and recommendations or approval from principal, teacher, school psychologist, and parents. The normal sequence of courses for subject area honors programs in high school is given for English, foreign language, social studies, mathematics, and science. Explained are selection and functions of the honors counselor and teachers in junior and senior high school. Among teacher responsibilities focused upon are keeping abreast of new developments in teaching strategy, assisting individuals or study groups with special research projects, and drawing on community resources for enrichment. Components of inservice training are examined in terms of focus on goals, construction of classroom tests, examination of instruments that analyze teacher classroom behavior, use of consultant services, and use of instructional media. Additionally, directions for scheduling, marking materials acquisition, and evaluation of students are explained. (MC)
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Authoring Institution: Cleveland Public Schools, OH. Div. of Major Work Classes.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio (Cleveland)