ERIC Number: ED119417
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
We Are Each Like the Unicorn, Unique and Rare: Human Individual Potentialities.
Kyrene Elementary School District 28, Tempe, AZ.
The proposed gifted and talented program for grades K-8 of the Kyrene School District (Tempe, Arizona) is described. It is explained that the program is based on a philosophy emphasizing human individual potentialities. The curriculum is said to be personalized, utilizing a seminar-resource center approach. Characteristics of exceptionally talented and gifted pupils are reviewed, and multidimensional screening procedures are suggested. Considered are additional program components, such as enrichment in the regular classes, a centralized resource center, and special counseling for students and their parents. Essential teacher characteristics are listed, as are myths and reality statements concerning talented and gifted students. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kyrene Elementary School District 28, Tempe, AZ.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III