ERIC Number: ED129037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Promising Practices: Teaching the Disadvantaged Gifted.
Miley, James F., Comp.; And Others
Intended for teachers, the document offers 10 articles on educating the disadvantaged gifted student. Included are the following titles: "Four Promising Practices for Teaching Gifted Disadvantaged Students" (which describes a workshop with problem solving and creative expressive activities) by E. Paul Torrance; "Cultural Diversity and the Exceptional Child" with the "Asian Component" by H. Kitano, the "Black Component" by G. Smallwood and O. Taylor, the "Indian Component" by J. Kito and B. Lowe, and the "Spanish-speaking Component" by J. Aragon and L. Marquez; "Talented, But Timid?" (which deals with the gifted female student) by L. Runnels; "The Mathematically Precocious Female" by L. Fox; "The Culturally Different Gifted Child--the Dawning of His Day?" (which reviews definitions, identification procedures, program provisions, and available resources) by I. Sato; "Creativity and the Poverty Child" (which includes a list of insights gained from research on children from poverty cultures) by B. Mitchell; and "The Gifted and the Disadvantaged" (which discusses the need for development of identification procedures, programs, staff, an enriched learning environment, strategies for bilingual and multicultural education, appropriate guidance and other ancillary services, and financial resources) by A. Passow. (SBH)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Exceptional Child Education, Gifted, Minority Groups, Teaching Methods
Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, County Office Building, Ventura, California 93001 ($2.70)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office for Gifted and Talented.
Authoring Institution: National/State Leadership Training Inst. on the Gifted and Talented, Los Angeles, CA.