ERIC Number: ED177830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Independent Study Projects Guide. Talented and Gifted Students, Number 2.
Alice Independent School District, TX.
Intended for secondary student use in the Talented and Gifted Students Program, the guide lists independent study activities in eight areas. It is explained that areas not usually covered in traditional courses of study are included to encourage indepth and open ended exploration of special interests, and that the projects focus on enhancing higher cognitive precesses--analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Information on time required, performance objectives, learner outcomes, and grade level is listed along with a description of the activities and resource suggestions for the following eight areas (sample activities in parentheses): art (free form sculpture, ceramics, relief collage); English (genealogy, science fiction, creative writing, use of reference materials); drama (period costuming, sound and light); mathematics (geometric designs in homes, stock market, the computer); music (recording techniques, madrigal music, acoustics); science (metric system, volcanoes, salt water aquarium); social studies (genealogy, current events, job opportunities in law enforcement); and vocational education (computer use, room decoration, self defense, marriage, home repair service). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alice Independent School District, TX.
Note: For related information, see EC 121 598. Best copy available