ERIC Number: ED307731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted/Talented: 1985-86 Final Technical Report.
Wilkinson, David; Luna, Natalia
The document contains the annual report (1985/86) of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District's gifted and talented program. Major achievements of the year include the following: continuing implementation of the 5-year plan for reorganizing the gifted education programs; piloting of the AIM High Mathematics Program in 32 elementary schools; increasing selection of the team/grade level method of instructional delivery at the elementary level; development of a plan for a districtwide AIM High Science Program. Program data are presented to answer the following questions: What is the Austin Independent School District's gifted and talented program? What criteria were used for the identification of gifted students? How satisfactory has the identification process been? How many students were served by the gifted and talented program? How were gifted students at the secondary level served this year? How were gifted and talented classes organized, and how often did they meet? How much did the gifted and talented program cost? Did the Office of Gifted Education meet its goals for 1985-86? Appendixes make up a major portion of the document and consist of information on the computerized student file used for program evaluation, details of the principal survey, the evaluator interview with the program coordinator, and program records. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Austin)