ERIC Number: ED331241
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Project U.N.I.Q.U.E.: A Program Addressing the Needs of the Gifted Underachiever in Grades 3-6.
Bornstein, Sue; And Others
The report describes Project UNIQUE (Underachievers Needing Individualized and Qualitative Unique Education) for gifted underachieving students in grades 3-6, stressing three major instructional components: (1) an affective curriculum; (2) a differentiated curriculum; and (3) a study skills curriculum. The program includes inservice involvement of classroom teachers, parent involvement, small student groups (four to seven students) meeting for weekly teaching sessions, and specially developed instructional materials. The instructional materials include diagnostic packets and sets of lessons addressing affective development, study skills, and individual learning styles. Each of the program components is presented in outline format including objective, rationale, explanation, and outcome or evaluation. Also included is an evaluative study of the project which found that the program had a positive impact on participants. A variety of evaluation forms for use by teachers, parents, and students are included as well as 21 lesson plans. Includes 49 references. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: N/A