ERIC Number: ED198681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Project ASCENT: Mainstreaming Gifted and Talented in Early Childhood. Volume II.
Ritchie, Shirley, Ed.
Project ASCENT, a program in which early childhood gifted and talented children are provided with differentiated curricula while remaining in the mainstream setting, is described. The first chapter reviews project goals, rationale, staff, and roles of personnel including the support teacher. Identification methods, including a Piagetian test, are examined in the second chapter. Inservice training for staff is described in Chapter 3, while Chapter 4 details curriculum aspects, including discussion of the basic, affective, creative, and differential curriculum. The curriculum section lists extensive activity suggestions. Two final chapters consider the parent involvement component and project evaluation. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office for Gifted and Talented.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
Note: Print is marginal in parts.