ERIC Number: ED265724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Activities for Teaching the Gifted Across the Curriculum. 1985 Summer Institute.
The document presents a collection of projects developed by teachers enrolled in a 3-week summer institute on teaching various curriculum areas to gifted students. Outlines of 11 projects begin with brief descriptive information on project title, developer(s), grade level, curriculum area, and project duration. The following projects are represented: (1) a district-wide program featuring screening processes, models of delivery, and activities to help teachers feel comfortable with creatively gifted students; (2) a project to increase teacher awareness and involvement in gifted programing; (3) science activities for third graders; (4) a project to promote leadership, decision making, creative problem solving, research, and individual and group production in fifth and sixth graders; (5) a project combining language arts and visual arts through creation of a student magazine; (6) a young writer's conference for grades 6-8; (7) study and creation of editorial cartoons with secondary students; (8) a project in leadership development and self improvement in the outdoors; (9) publication of a student literary magazine; (10) production and performance of a major musical comedy; and (11) an outdoor environmental education project for grades 4-12. Each project description touches upon objectives, teacher and student prerequisites, setting, materials/equipment, procedures, evaluation, and budget. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Jackson Education Service District, Medford, OR.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Prepared by the Southern Oregon Research and Development Committee. Project also funded by the Carpenter Foundation.