ERIC Number: ED386903
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Atypical Gifted Learners and Their Characteristics.
Diket, Read M., Ed.; Abel, Trudy, Ed.
This collection of 12 handouts focuses on different categories of atypical gifted learners and their characteristics. The handouts are generally two pages long and present a summary of the literature on the topic, some practical teaching suggestions, and references. The handouts include: (1) "Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Gifted Students" (Pam Simpson); (2) "The Underachieving Gifted Student" (Carolyn Seal); (3) "Disabled Gifted" (Brenda Waldrip); (4) "Learning Disabled Gifted" (Elaine Callaway); (5) "ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and Gifted" (Teri Cranford); (6) "African-American Gifted Students" (Alison Parish); (7) "Gifted American Indians and Alaskan Natives" (Shelbia Hatten); (8) "Gifted and Female" (Alecia Hammack); (9) "Artistically Gifted" (Read M. Diket); (10)"Musically Gifted" (Janet Wade); (11) "Linguistically Gifted" (Tina Wheat); and (12) "Mathematically Precocious" (Brenda Broadhead). (DB)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Art, Attention Deficit Disorders, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Gifted Disadvantaged, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities, Mathematical Aptitude, Minority Groups, Music, Student Characteristics, Talent, Teaching Methods, Underachievement
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: William Carey Coll., Hattiesburg, MS.