ERIC Number: ED172475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching for Talents and Gifts 1978 Status. Developing and Implementing Multiple Talent Teaching.
Taylor, Calvin W., Ed.
The result of a research conference, the document contains a collection of short studies and implementation experiences of leaders in the field of multiple talent teaching. Contributors represent 12 states: Alabama, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Each presentation generally touches on six points: (1) how their program was started and when and how financed; (2) coverage of teachers, schools, districts, etc.; (3) evaluation measures and findings--assessment of success and failures; (4) contributions made to Multiple Talent Teaching; (5) recommendations to those interested in adopting teaching for multiple talents; and (6) prospects and issues ahead. Among the programs considered are Project Impact, Project Implode, Talents Unlimited Project, Project Reach, and Teacher Corps Project. Entries include the following: "New Measures Relevant to Talent-Focused Education" (R. Ellison); "Talents Unlimited in Pre-Service Education" (C. Schlichter); "Eleven Multiple Talent Elementary Schools" (B. Thomas); "A Teacher Corps Project on Multiple Talents" (J. Hainsworth); "Idaho's Awakening to Multiple Talent Teaching" (W. Freeman); "Underlying Bases of Multiple Talent Teaching" (C. Taylor); and "A Theoretical Model for Training of Multiple Talent Teachers (J. Juntune and L. Worthley). (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A