ERIC Number: ED315924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Standards for Programs Involving the Gifted and Talented.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
This document presents minimum standards for programs serving gifted and talented students. The first chapter discusses program design standards, with a focus on building a flexible system of program options throughout general and special education that can be matched with the needs, strengths, and interests of gifted and talented students. The second section covers standards for professional development of policy makers, administrators, teachers of gifted and talented students, support staff, and program personnel. The third section covers standards for identification of gifted/talented students, emphasizing the measurement of diverse abilities and intelligences using nondiscriminatory methods that employ both qualitative and quantitative techniques. A final section discusses curriculum design standards, including content, methodology, resources, and products of instruction. (PB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Administrative Principles, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Staff Development, Standards, Talent
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1589 ($6.25, $5.00 members; stock no. R631).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.