ERIC Number: ED082425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Sep
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Instructional Planning for Gifted Disadvantaged Children.
Discussed is instructional planning for gifted disadvantaged children with emphasis on appropriate teaching strategies and learning activities. Noted are gifted high achievers from disadvantaged backgrounds such as Thomas Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles. Possible organizational patterns listed include team teaching, open education, and extended school days. Stressed for programing is the development of both basic skills and higher divergent thinking skills. Strategies are suggested for the development of thinking skills such as elaborative thinking, fluent thinking, flexible thinking, and originality. Learning activities described include a mathematics unit dealing with percentage, a study of journeys, a unit on colors, career education, and a simulation game on ecology. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs. National Leadership Inst. - Teacher Education/Early Childhood.