ERIC Number: ED329042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Education of the Gifted: Programs and Perspectives.
Smutny, Joan Franklin; Blocksom, Rita Haynes
This book provides an overall perspective to program development for gifted children and youth. The approaches used draw on many theories, points of view, and program structures. Chapter titles are as follows: "Identification of the Gifted,""Strategies for Teaching the Gifted,""Organizing the Gifted Program,""Building Support for the Gifted Program,""Preschool Gifted Children,""Gifted Girls: A Population at Risk,""Serving Special Populations of the Gifted,""Serving Gifted Minority and Disadvantaged Students,""Gifted Programs for Secondary School Students," and "Evaluating Gifted Programs." In addition to references which accompany each chapter, a gifted education bibliography lists approximately 120 items. Appendixes list national organizations serving the gifted, professional journals on the gifted, and state education departments' gifted education programs. (JDD)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Gifted, Gifted Disabled, High Risk Students, Minority Groups, Preschool Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Underachievement
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth St. and Union Ave., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.