ERIC Number: ED404768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Math, Science, and the Gifted Student.
Sayler, Michael, Ed.
Tempo, v16 n1 Win 1996
This theme issue of a Texas journal on gifted education contains articles focusing on math and science instruction for gifted students. "Science Education for Gifted Students" (Joyce VanTassel-Baska) discusses what a science curriculum for gifted students should include, what teachers can do to make reform efforts successful, and how to teach mathematics to talented learners. "Young Math Whizzes: Can Their Needs Be Met in the Regular Classroom?" (Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik) provides options for educating mathematically talented students in the regular classroom and discusses issues that regular classroom teachers might encounter. "Nurturing Future Edisons: Teaching Invention to Gifted Students" (Johnathan Plucker and Michael Gorman) describes a project to develop gifted college students' inventive skills. In "Raising Cattle: Gifted Education Comes Alive" (Elaine Gray, Scott Barton, and James Coffey), a middle school program that combines gifted education with the latest practices in modern cattle husbandry is reviewed. "Is it Worth Leaving a Good High School and a Good Home To Go a Long Distance to TAMS?" (Colleen Elam) describes a parent's decision to send her daughter to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) and the daughter's experience at TAMS. Some articles include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Animal Husbandry, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Inclusive Schools, Inventions, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Special Schools, Student Development, Talent, Talent Development
Dr. Michael Sayler, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, TX 76203-6857; fax: 817-565-2089; telephone: 817-565-4699.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, Austin.