ERIC Number: ED185719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Characteristics of Talented and Gifted Children. Oregon Series on Talented and Gifted Education.
Howell, Sandra K.
Part of a 10 booklet series on talented and gifted education, the booklet describes the characteristics of talented and gifted children during the preschool and school years. The underachieving gifted child is discussed in terms of emotional problems, school programing, and cultural difference. Special traits and skills needed for teachers of the gifted are also reviewed. Information is presented to further parents' understanding of talent and giftedness, to help both schools and parents plan the best programs for talented and gifted children both in and out of school. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Gifted, Parents, Preschool Education, Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Talent, Teaching Skills, Underachievement
Office of Marketing, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 710 S.W. 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204 ($2.95 each; $26.55 for the full set)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Office of Talented and Gifted Education.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: For related information, see EC 123 522-531.