ERIC Number: ED148075
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Developing Leaders Through Future-Aimed Curriculum: An Instructional Future-Aimed Curriculum Model, USOE Programs for Education of the Gifted and Talented.
Yakima School District Number 7, WA.
The document is designed to provide the teacher of the gifted and talented child with an overview and operational procedure to facilitate the use of future-aimed learning activities for developing leadership capabilities in students. Initial sections cover elements of the future-aimed curriculum mode, definitions of terms, and descriptions of process and strategies, such as brainstorming. Section IV includes a discussion of future facts and presents guidelines for conducting two activities in anticipating the future and simulated problem solving for future leaders. Given in Section V are a paper by J. Novotney titled "An Analysis of Leadership Styles" and a sample checklist for students to use in assessing their own leadership capabilities. A final section offers guidelines for program evaluation. Additional resources references, as well as a paper titled "Force Field Technique of Diagnosing a Problem" by C. Jung, sample sheets for future problem solving practice by P. Torrance, and two sample instructional models are also included. (SBH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office for Gifted and Talented.
Authoring Institution: Yakima School District Number 7, WA.
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