ERIC Number: ED436908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) Newsletter, 1997.
Gubbins, E. Jean, Ed.; Siegle, Del, Ed.
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) Newsletter, Spr-Fall 1997
These two newsletters of The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) present articles concerned with research on the education of gifted and talented students. The articles are: "NRC/GT: Research Should Inform Practice" (E. Jean Gubbins); "Building a Bridge: A Combined Effort between Gifted and Bilingual Education" (Valentina I. Kloosterman); "Talent Development for Everyone: A Review of 'Developing the Gifts and Talents of All Students in the Regular Classroom'" (Bruce N. Berube); "Gender Differences in High School Students' Attitudes toward Mathematics in Traditional versus Cooperative Groups" (Lisa A. Drzewiecki and Karen L. Westberg); "NRC/GT: The Parent Connection" (E. Jean Gubbins); "A Parent's Guide to Helping Children: Using Bibliotherapy at Home" (Mary Rizza); "Parents, Research, and the School Curriculum" (Mallory Bagwell); and "Cluster Grouping Coast to Coast" (Patricia A. Schuler). Also included are the following brief research summaries: "The Effectiveness of Peer Coaching on Classroom Teachers' Use of Differentiation for Gifted Middle School Students" (Caroline Sarah Cohen); "Effects of Teaching Problem Solving through Cooperative Learning Methods on Student Mathematics Achievement, Attitudes toward Mathematics, Mathematics Self-Efficacy, and Metacognition" (Edna Leticia Hernandez Garduno); "A Gender Study of Students with High Mathematics Ability: Personological, Educational, and Parental Influences on the Intent To Pursue Quantitative Fields of Study in College" (Mary Katherine Gavin); "Characteristics and Perceptions of Perfectionism in Gifted Adolescents in a Rural School Environment" (Patricia Ann Schuler); "Gifted, but Gone: High Ability, Mexican-American, Female Dropouts" (Nancy Lashaway-Bokina). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Parent School Relationship, Research and Development, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, Talent, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, Storrs, CT.
Note: Newsletter published biannually.