ERIC Number: ED431286
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Bortolussi, Vicki, Ed.
Communicator, v28 n1-4 1997
The CAG "Communicator" focus is on serving gifted students in California. This document consists of the four issues of "communicator" issued during 1997. Featured articles include: (1) "The Gifted Student At Risk. It Can't Be True" (Judy Roseberry); (2) "Tech Net-Technology and At-Risk Students" (Judy Lieb); (3) "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Gifted Girls" (Marilyn Morrison); (4) "Gifted At Risk Strikes Home" (Anonymous); (5) "Examining Claims about Gifted Children and Suicide" (Tracey Cross); (6) "Psychological Autopsy Provides Insight into Gifted Adolescence" (Tracey Cross); (7) "Ten Schools Program" (Angel Barrett); (8) "All I Know about Parenting a Gifted Child I Learned from 'Star Trek'" (Carolyn M. Callahan); (9) "Work, Interests, and Love: Developing Your Strengths and Talents" (Sally M. Reis); (10) "The Growing Problem of Gifted Underachievers" (Terrence W. Brown); (11) "Minding Your Own Resource: A Team Approach To Raising a Gifted Child" (Bev Mast); (12) "Writing Standards To Meet the Needs of GATE Students" (Catherine Barkett); (13) "The Internet and Gifted Students: Making the Connections" (Karen Krupnick); (14) "So My Child Is Gifted--What Now?" (Joan Franklin Smutny); (15) "Homeschooling--Is It Right for You?" (B. J. Darr); (16) "Alternative Assessment: Coming Closer To Measuring Learning" (Barbara Clark); (17) "Magnet Schools Offer Option for Gifted Students" (Kriste Mencher); (18) "Our Son Did Not Come with an Instruction Book: The Story of Our Search to Help Our Gifted Learning Disabled, ADD Son" (Sheila Moskowitz); (19) "College and Beyond: Access and Success for Students with Learning and Attention Disabilities" (Madeleine Brandli and Kathleen Pommer); (20) "Double Confusion: When a Child Is Twice Exceptional" (Marcia Dijiosia); and (21) "Highly Gifted Students: A Report from the Trenches" (Bruce Saunders). Each issue includes a lesson plan designed to develop creativity in gifted students. (CR)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Standards, Child Rearing, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Gifted, Gifted Disabled, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Home Schooling, Internet, Learning Disabilities, Lesson Plans, Magnet Schools, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Student Evaluation, Suicide, Talent Development, Underachievement
California Association for the Gifted (CASS), 425 Escuela Ave., Suite 19, Mountain View, CA 94040; Tel: 415-965-0653; fax: 415-965-0654.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Association for the Gifted.
Note: Published four times a year (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall).