ERIC Number: ED204985
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Our Gifted: Our Future. Proceedings of the Annual Northern Virginia Conference on Gifted/Talented Education (5th, Alexandria, VA, March 7-8, 1980).
Orloff, Jeffrey H., Ed.
The document contains 13 selected papers from a conference on working with gifted students. Titles and authors include the following: "A Metacurriculum for the Future" (B. Hubbard); "Building a Curriculum to Train Leadership Abilities" (L. Addison); "Gifted Boys, Gifted Girls--What's the Difference" (B. Becker); "Why Don't We Practice What We Teach?" (H. Clark); "Futurism--A Prediction for the Gifted Person" (J. Brunsell); "Human Creativity--Competitively or Cooperatively, Alone or Together" (W. Roweton); "Gifted/Talented Passports--Helping Our Children Adjust to the Experience of Moving" (K. O'Beirne); "The Principal--Catalyst or Roadblock?" (J. Webb); "Differential Education for the Gifted/Symbology--A Fundamental Approach to the Study of the Future" (R. Adams); "Working with the Special Personalities of Gifted Adolescents" (L. Kaplan); "Motivating the Gifted to Want to Learn" (M. Rourke); "Success for the Gifted Child in the Regular Classroom" (B. Monroe); and "Survival Skills for the Disadvantaged Gifted" (F. Robinson, V. Oliphant). Presented among papers are sheets for classroom activities based on Guilford's Structure of Intellect model, a chart on the characteristics of gifted adolescents and possible outcomes, and a checklist of gifted characteristics. (SB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Virginia Council for Gifted/Talented Education, Falls Church.