ERIC Number: ED384151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Advancing Excellence. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education (SAGE) Conference (5th, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 30-October 1, 1994).
Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).
These conference proceedings consider the unique needs of gifted and talented individuals, focusing on state-of-the-art knowledge regarding school reform initiatives, cooperative learning, creative achievement, social-emotional development, differentiated curriculum, charter schools, and parenting issues. Summaries are provided of the following presentations: "Fostering Creative Achievement: What Sort of Environment?" (Jock Abra); "Activities for Gifted Students That Enhance Math Understanding" (Cynthia Ballheim); "Narrative Knowledge of Talented Children" (Lynn Davis); "Narrative Development of Average and Exceptional Writers" (Randy Genereux); "'Talk' among a Community of Learners" (Anne Green); "The Charter School: Is It a Plan?" (Don Green); "Activities and Materials Teachers Can Use with Bright Students and Their Peers in the Regular Classroom" (Lannie Kanevsky); "Perfectionism and Giftedness: Examining the Connection" (Michael C. Pyryt); "Physiological Reactivity Levels of Normative, Gifted, and Gifted Students with Behaviour Problems: A Stress Test Simulation" (Dianna Shaffer); "Hip Geeks: A Study of the Emerging Identities of Gifted Young People" (Cheryl Simser and Janice A. Leroux); and "Provisions for Gifted Students in Regular Classrooms" (Carolyn Yewchuk). (Some presentations contain references). (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).