ERIC Number: ED264690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Academic Talent, Volume 1, Numbers 1-4, Winter 1984-Fall 1985.
Academic Talent, v1 n1-4 Win 1984-Fall 1985
Three issues (1984-85) of the newsletter address issues related to gifted and talented education. Articles include a review of counseling aspects, a summary of a meta-analysis of educational acceleration, a report of a summer program for gifted and talented students by a participant, discussions of master teacher qualities, an examination of the value of assessment in educational planning for bright young students, an analysis of high school graduation requirements, pointers for young authors, an essay on the importance of information for creativity, a description of the University of Washington's Early Entrance Program, a discussion of watered-down school textbooks, an interview with educator Theodore Sizer, the need to revamp the high school's traditional structure, guidelines for parents on influencng their child's school to provide more challenging education to highly able students, and a summary of media strategies for the academically gifted. (CL)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Creative Development, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Graduation Requirements, Parent Role, Program Descriptions, Summer Programs, Talent, Talent Identification, Textbooks
Johns Hopkins University, Center for the Advancement of Academically Talented Youth, Charles and 34th Streets, Baltimore, MD 21218.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Center for the Advancement of Academically Talented Youth.