ERIC Number: ED255002
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: 0
GIFTS: Gateway to Instruction for Talented Students. Senior High School Program.
Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT.
The paper describes the background and development of a high school gifted and talented program. The GIFTS program balances acceleration and enrichment plus guided investigation. Identification sequences are listed, followed by a delineation of program components (organizational patterns, curriculum, instruction). Three curricular foci are noted: learning theories and giftedness, individual development, and approaches (including problem solving, interests and issues, and mentors). Rotation through the curriculum is accomplished in three years. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association (2nd, Jackson Hole, WY, October 4-6, 1984). Developed by the Office of Instructional Services.