ERIC Number: ED261359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Creative Reading for Gifted Learners: A Design for Excellence. Second Edition.
Labuda, Michael, Ed.
Divided into six sections, this book focuses on creative pupils and creative reading, special considerations when developing programs for gifted students, materials and resources, meeting the writing needs of gifted students, suggestions for meeting their unique needs, and future trends regarding the gifted. The titles of the articles and their authors are as follows: "Gifted and Creative Pupils: Reasons for Concern," by Michael Labuda; "Rationale for Fostering Creative Reading in the Gifted and the Creative," by Paul A. Witty; "Ingredients of a Creative Reading Program," by Walter B. Barbe; "Parent Roles in Fostering Reading," by Edith H. Grotberg; "Language Programs for Young Children: Implications for the Creative and Gifted," by Dorothy S. Strickland; "Using Reading to Stimulate Creative Thinking in the Intermediate Grades," by Richard J. Smith; "Creativity in Secondary Schools," by Jo Brazell; "Fostering Reading Growth for Gifted and Creative Readers at the Primary Level," by Carl J. Wallen; "Fostering Creative Reading at the Intermediate Level," by Robert E. Shafer; "Creativity Training Activities for Secondary School Students," by Joseph S. Renzulli and Carolyn M. Callahan; "Writing as Revelation: From Telephone Booth to Macrocosmic View," by Michael Mathias; "Make Believe: An Important Affair," by Margaret S. Woods; "Creative Reading Can Be a Balance and an Anchor in Guiding the Gifted," by Ann F. Isaacs; "Fostering Creativity in Children Who Differ," by Michael Labuda and Helen J. James; "Forging Ahead in Reading for Gifted and Creative Learners," by Michael Labuda; and "The Twenty-First Century," by Michael Labuda. The book concludes with a list of organizations for the gifted. (EL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Creative Activities, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Gifted Disadvantaged, Individual Development, Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Student Motivation
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (Book No. 742, $7.00 member, $10.50 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: For the first edition, see ED 094 357.