ERIC Number: ED433656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Imagine...Opportunities and Resources for Academically Talented Youth, 1994-1995.
Hellerman, Susan B., Ed.
Imagine, v2 n1-5 Sep 1994-Jun 1995
This document consists of the five consecutive issues of the journal "Imagine..." published during volume year 2. Typical journal articles cover teaching academically talented secondary students in the following focus areas: (1) mathematical problem solving; (2) the humanities; (3) academic summer programs; (4) science and technology; and (5) foreign languages and study abroad. Sample articles are: "The Joys of Mathematical Problem Solving & Competitions" (Harold B. Reiter); "Math Clubs: An Alternative to Contests" (Ashley Reiter); "Mathcounts: A Coach's Perspective" (Susan Collins); "In the Balance: Acceleration: Evaluating the Controversy over Higher-Speed Education" (Lesley Mackay); "On Public Speaking" (Steven Shepard); "In the Balance: Reconciling Feminist and Multicultural Awareness with Academic Programming in Schools" (Lesley Mackay); "More about the International Baccalaureate" (Wayne Parker); "Why Spend Part of Your Summer Back in the Classroom?" (Amanda Claybaugh); "National Journalism Scholars Academy" (Jennifer White); "Penn Summer Academy in Communication Studies" (Susannah Batko Yovino); "Looking for a Challenge? Try a College Course" (Katy Wischow); "Science Olympiad" (Danny Yavuzkurt); "Research Science Institute: Combining Academic Stimulation with Intense Socialization" (Lauren Williams); "Putting Your Summer Job To Work" (Edwin Foo); "Computer Science: Combining Verbal and Mathematical Skills" (Brian Milch); "In the Balance: Standardized Achievement Testing: Why We Need It, and What It Can and Cannot Do" (Lesley Mackay); "Why Become Proficient in a Foreign Language?" (William G. Durden); "Making Your Overseas Experience Worthwhile" (Leslie Mackay); "A Design of Love" (Priya Venkatesan); and "Recentering the SAT" (Lesley Mackay). (DB)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Cultural Awareness, Humanities, Mathematics, Science Education, Second Languages, Secondary Education, Standardized Tests, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Study Abroad, Summer Programs, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Center for Talented Youth.