ERIC Number: ED353738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Major Work Program Parent Guide.
Cleveland Public Schools, OH.
This guide is designed to help parents and other interested persons understand the nature and needs of gifted children, to provide ideas and activities that will nurture gifted children, and to explain the components of the Major Work Program, which is the gifted education program of the Cleveland (Ohio) Public School District. The guide outlines the history and goals of the Major Work Program; and provides information on eligibility; what is expected of both students and parents; reasons for withdrawal of students; referral procedures, and key features; describes the Major Work curriculum at the elementary and secondary levels; and discusses program features such as the Literature Club, scholarship-in-escrow, weighted grades, and accelerated curriculum. The guide also provides an expanded description of the program's features, offers suggestions to improve parent/teacher interaction, explains how to establish a home learning center, and describes how to capitalize on parent/child shared interests. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Public Schools, OH.