ERIC Number: ED404771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Talents for the 21st Century.
Sayler, Michael, Ed.
Tempo, v16 n4 Fall 1996
This theme issue of a Texas journal on gifted education focuses on future challenges and options. "A Thoughtful Look at the Concept of Talent Development" (Francoys Gagne) discusses definitions of giftedness and talent and describes a differentiated model of giftedness and talent that includes five aptitude domains: intellectual, creative, socioaffective, sensorimotor, and others. "There and Back Again: Searching the Past for Future Answers" (Michael W. Cannon) describes a middle school humanities-based program for gifted students. In "Open the Door to Multiple Intelligences," Carol Bedard recounts using Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences theory in her heterogeneous classroom. The article provides sample classroom activities for students with different intelligences. "Magnet Programs for Gifted Girls: A Parent's Perspective" (Ava Welge and Beth Fouse) describes a gifted girl's experience in a middle school magnet program. In "Home Schooling Gifted Children: The Ultimate Pullout Program," Brooke Randal discusses her experience in home-schooling and the resources she has used to teach. Articles include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Gifted, Home Schooling, Humanities Instruction, Intelligence Differences, Magnet Schools, Models, Multiple Intelligences, 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.
Note: Includes only theme-related materials, extracted from serial issue.