ERIC Number: ED117886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Gifted and Talented: Developing Elementary and Secondary School Programs.
Boston, Bruce O., Ed.
Examined in five papers are issues involved in developing elementary and secondary school programs for the gifted and talented. Emphasized by E. Drews is the need for educating the gifted and talented toward more humanizing values, and reviewed are examples of experimental curricula and learning environments. A national administrator's perspectives on such problems as grouping procedures and community abdication of responsibility to the gifted and talented are presented by B. McLaughlin. Cited by A. Baldwin are teaching strategies for gifted disadvantaged students. Considered in B. Boston's paper are methods of identifying gifted and talented pupils and organizing programs. The roles of change agents and facilitators are among the topics covered in an interview with J. Gallagher. Listed are 21 current publications on the gifted and talented, and provided is a bibliography of approximately 150 references on such topics as creativity, guidance and counseling, and teacher training. (CL)
Descriptors: Administration, Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Gifted, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Program Development, Research Reviews (Publications), Talent Identification, Values
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.