ERIC Number: ED436883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Cannon, Michael, Ed.
Tempo, v18 n1-4 Win-Fall 1998
The four issues of this 1998 publication on gifted and talented students address the themes of: (1) acceleration and grouping, (2) professional development, (3) core content areas, and (4) giftedness: a Texas tradition. Major articles are: "Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Access, and the Challenge of Acceleration" (Ann Robinson); "Acceleration and Grouping: Pieces in the Array of Services Puzzle" (Betsy Carpenter); "Is There a Social and Emotional Price when Gifted Children Are Accelerated?" (Karen Rogers); "Could Gifted English-Language Learners Save Gifted and Talented Programs in an Age of Reform and Inclusion?" (Ernesto M. Bernal); "Progress and Problems: Creating a New Gifted Science Curriculum" (Tim Holt); "A Lost World Explored: A Dinosaur with a '90s Roar: Pull-Out Block-Scheduled Program" (Carolyn Kitchens); "Fast Forward and Rewind: Strategies for Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities" (Janet Ray); "Exceptional Opportunities for Exceptional High School Students at the Advanced Academy of Georgia" (Diane Boothe and Beheruz N. Sethna); "Meeting the Needs of the Gifted Student" (Christine Harmon); "Gifted Education: Arguments and Answers Written by a Parent...for Parents" (Colleen Elam); "Accepting an Ability Grouped Environment" (Katherine Georges); "Positive Ripple Effects of Professional Development for Gifted Programs" (Peggy Dettmer); "Sparks from the Heart: Conducting Successful Gifted and Talented Inservice Workshops" (Keith Polette); "Teaching Teachers To Meet the Needs of the Gifted" (Karen Kraft and Janis Laughlin); "The In-House Staff Development Model: A Plan for Effective Change" (Joyce E. Juntune); "What Higher Standards Really Mean" (Evelyn Hiatt); "Adding Depth and Complexity to the Mathematics Curricula for Mathematically Promising Students" (Linda Sheffield); "A Long and Winding Road" (James Collett); "Performance Tasks: Encouraging Excellence in Mixed Ability Classrooms" (Bertie Kingore); "Young Adult Literature: A Viable Foundation of Language Arts for the Gifted" (Bob Seney); "Characteristics of and Educational Services for Children and Youth Who Are Gifted in Mathematics" (Gail Ryser and James Schaller); "Approaching Citizenship through a Community-Based Model" (Eric Croce); "Walking on the Wild Side" (Mary Nied Phillips and C. Janet Wallace); "TAGT: A Texas Tradition for Twenty-one Years" (Wayne Craigen);"Myer-Briggs Type Indicator Scores of Dallas-Area Teachers of the Gifted and Talented" (William R. Ogden); "What Do We Mean by Depth, Complexity, and Pacing?" (Evelyn Hiatt); "Essential Elements for Parent Advocacy Groups: Establishing a Tradition of Excellence" (Nancy Lashaway-Bokina and Jane Robinson); "Strategic Parental Involvement: Developing Student Advocacy and Leadership" (Becky Whittenburg); and "Maximizing the Achievement of Gifted, Learning Disabled Children" (Janet Whitley and others). (Individual articles contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Core Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Gifted, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Inservice Teacher Education, State Programs, Talent
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas