ERIC Number: ED361955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Understanding Our Gifted. Volume 5, Issues 1-6, September 1992-August 1993.
Silverman, Linda Kreger, Ed.
Understanding Our Gifted, v5 n1-6 Sep 1992-Aug 1993
The six issues of this newsletter have the following themes: (1) home schooling, (2) promising practices, (3) parent advocacy, (4) the young gifted child, (5) "being out of sync," and (6) philosophy of giftedness. Major articles include the following: "Homeschooling for Gifted Primary Students" (Patricia Linehan); "Learning to Fly: A Home Schooling Retrospective" (Elye Alexander); "Promising Practices for Talented Children" (Ann Robinson); "Acceleration across the Pyramid" (Ellie Schatz); "The Quandary in the Question: 'What Is the Best School for the Gifted?'" (Ellen D. Fiedler); "Enlightened Advocacy: Developing a Vision for Life" (Joan Franklin Smutny); "Parent Advocacy: Nuts and Bolts--And Tools" (Dorothy Knopper); "How Parents Identify Giftedness in Young Children" (Barbara Louis); "Preschools for the Gifted: What To Look For" (Lisa Wright); "Are We Mislabeling Overexcitable Children?" (Sharon Lind); "Square Pegs in Round Holes: Gifted Kids Who Don't Fit In" (Ellen Fiedler); "Reexamining the Foundations of Giftedness" (Richard W. Ronvik); "Giftedness and 'The New Philosophy of Science'" (James H. Borland); and "Imposing Order on Chaos: A Theoretical Lexicon" (Martha J. Morelock). In addition, each issue contains regular features addressing parenting issues, instruction, issues related to the highly gifted, recommended books for gifted children, development of creativity, and current developments in gifted education. (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Acceleration (Education), Child Advocacy, Child Rearing, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Home Schooling, Hyperactivity, Parent Role, Preschool Education, Sciences
Open Space Communications, P.O. Box 18268, Boulder, CO 80308-8268 ($30 per year subscription for 6 issues).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For volume 4 issues, see ED 349 735.