ERIC Number: ED083055
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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How to Work with the Academically Talented in the Social Studies. How to Do It Series, Number 21.
This guide, one of a series designed to aid social studies teachers, deals with methods for providing for the academically talented. After pointing out the problems of identification, basic principles for special to regular class programs are discussed. Suggested activities and methods for the social studies cover the areas of reading, creative projects, news coverage, oral activities, and seminars, clubs and other resources. Each of these areas is examined for creative ways to teach social studies skills to the superior student. A summary of the guide offers seven goals by which to evaluate the work of the academically talented in social studies. A bibliography includes general information on the gifted, as well as information in the field of the social studies specifically. Related documents are SO 005 979 through SO 006 000. (KSM)
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Creative Teaching, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Educational Objectives, Gifted, Language Skills, Reading Material Selection, Research Skills, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Speech Skills, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
National Council for the Social Studies, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.25; Quantity Discounts)
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.