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ERIC Number: ED332458
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Implications for Gifted Students in the Middle School Grades in Virginia. Implications for Gifted Early Adolescents.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond.
The document describes desirable practices for the education of gifted early adolescents in Virginia. It contains recommendations to assist in implementing a comprehensive plan for gifted middle-grade students compatible with state plans for overall middle school education. Research on students this age and on gifted students is cited to support recommendations addressing the following areas: (1) climate--achievement, success, and recognition; (2) organization and structure--specialists, departments, and teams; (3) curriculum--knowledge and skills across the disciplines; (4) curriculum--the expanded core; (5) curriculum--elective, activity, and service; (6) instruction--diversity of instructional needs; (7) instruction--grouping and tracking; (8) instruction--cooperative learning; (9) student services--guidance and counseling; (10) differentiation--articulation and transitions; and (11) looking ahead--career education and college preparation. Includes 27 references. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia