ERIC Number: ED429388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Emotional Drama of Giftedness. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education (SAGE) (9th, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, November 6-7, 1998).
Calgary Univ. (Alberta). Centre for Gifted Education.; Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).
This proceedings focuses on "state-of-the-art" knowledge regarding social-emotional development, parenting issues, achievement issues, accelerative practices, individualized program planning, Alberta Education policies, educational technology, Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration, and other issues as they related to the unique needs of gifted and talented individuals. Individual presentations included: (1) "Intensity in Gifted Students" (Cheryl Ackerman); (2) "Detailed Description of the Just Ducky Project" (Nancy Brown); (3) "Teaching Students Who Are Gifted and Talented: Book 7 of Programming Students with Special Needs" (Janneke Frank and Jennifer Aldred); (4) "Understanding Gifted Children's Intense Emotionality: Sensitivity" (Sal Mendaglio); (5) "The Galileo Centre: Enhancing Student Learning through Supporting Innovation and Professional Development" (Brant Parker and Maureen McCashin); (6) "Acceleration: Strategies and Benefits" (Michael Pyryt); (7) "A Look at Evaluating Non-Intellective Areas of Giftedness" (Linda Sabatini); (8) "The Gifted in Cyber Space: Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Students" (Rosina Smith and Barbara Brydges); (9) "Individual Program Planning for Gifted Students: The Why and How" (Rosina Smith and Lillian Tickles); (10) "A Brief Overview of Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration and Its Relevance for A Gifted Population" (William Tillier); and (11) "Eminent Canadian, Finnish, and Korean Women: Reflections on Life Satisfaction" (Carolyn Yewchuk and others). Each presentation includes references. (CR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Calgary Univ. (Alberta). Centre for Gifted Education.; Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).
Identifiers - Location: Canada