ERIC Number: ED150788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Calcasieu Parish Spark Program for Upper Elementary & Secondary Gifted/Talented Students. Guidelines and Curriculum. Revised.
Bankens, Barbara; Hillebrandt, Marlene
Presented is the curriculum guide for upper elementary and secondary gifted and talented students in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Introductory material provides information on such areas as definition of giftedness, program goals, grading, staff training, identification of gifted students, and the differentiated curriculum. Most of the guide consists of microcourses and activities with such titles as "Life and Death", "Grades--What's So Important About Them Anyway?", "Foodingo", "Our City", "Forestry", and "Perception". Additional information is provided on resource people, parental and community involvement, inservice training, and program evaluation. A bibliography lists professional books and films, and books for parents. Also given are a list of resource persons for gifted programs, a list of state consultants for gifted programs, and a list of instructional materials. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Calcasieu Parish School System, Lake Charles, LA.
Note: Entire document is on colored paper and may not reproduce well in hard copy; For the primary grade curriculum guide, see EC 103 895