ERIC Number: ED161222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted and Talented Students. What Research Says to the Teacher.
Tuttle, Frederick B., Jr.
The author examines research in the field and answers questions about educating gifted and talented students. (Sections focus on the following topics: characteristics of gifted individuals; identification procedures (including standardized group tests, creativity tests, and parent nomination); recommended identification procedures; misconceptions about the gifted; types of programs (homogeneous groups, accelerated programs, and enrichment programs); program design and evaluation; and major concerns (such as the creatively gifted, the disadvantaged or culturally different gifted, and the qualifications of teachers of the gifted). A list of selected references is included. (SHB)
Descriptors: Acceleration, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Program Design, Program Evaluation, Screening Tests, Special Programs, Student Characteristics, Talent, Talent Identification, Teacher Qualifications
National Education Association, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.75, Stock No. 1045-0-00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.