ERIC Number: ED257290
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The ACT Program for Academically and Creatively Talented Students.
The report describes the history and progress of the ACT Program for Academically and Creatively Talented Students at the secondary level in Ontario Center, New York. Background information includes timelines and distinctions between honors and gifted programing. A section on identification presents the definition of gifted and talented, specifies learning and motivational characteristics, and provides sample student and parent inventories. The ACT program scope is explained to include enrichment, acceleration, support, and productivity activities. Additional program aspects described include job functions of mentors; the ACT program philosophy, goals, and model (covering enrichment experiences, small group experiences, and individual or group projects); and program scheduling, resources, and evaluation. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The document was developed at Wayne Central High School, Ontario Center, NY.