ERIC Number: ED342188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Guide for Senior Seminar. A Curriculum Development Project.
This curriculum guide is intended for a high school senior seminar program in which students (gifted, talented, and of all abilities) progress through three main stages: (1) identifying a project; (2) identifying a mentor; and (3) completing the project. The guide includes lesson plans, suggested activities, organizational diagrams, suggested timelines, and methods for evaluating outcomes. Specific suggested activities include: selecting a personally compelling project, journal writing as a tool for reflection, developing a personal timeline, identifying nourishing and toxic behaviors, developing group skills, role playing, understanding the matrix organization model, participating in group process, sharing compliment charts, building self esteem, writing to potential mentors, interviewing potential mentors, planning the project, carrying out the project, self evaluation, mentor evaluation, reporting on the project, and developing a portfolio. (DB)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Community Programs, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Gifted, Group Dynamics, High School Seniors, High Schools, Individual Development, Individualized Programs, Interviews, Journal Writing, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mentors, Planning, Program Development, Self Esteem, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Projects, Talent
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
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