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ERIC Number: ED449608
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 202
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Communicator, 2000.
Gosfield, Margaret, Ed.
Communicator, v31 n1-4 Fall-Sum 2000
Four issues of this journal on educating gifted students offer articles for professionals and parents, book reviews, and resource/curriculum suggestions. The issue on mathematics and sciences discusses recognizing mathematical talent, increasing rigor in science courses; adding breadth, depth, and complexity in mathematics; using science to decrease perfectionism; removing barriers to achievement by gifted females; developing curriculum strategies in science; and examining the Mozart effect and mathematics. The issue on identification considers common problems in identification; what parents can expect; when a child doesn't qualify; roles and responsibilities of educators and parents; finding gifted English learners; nontraditional screening; international perspectives; and measurement resources. The issue on encouraging passion, leadership and ethics in gifted youth addresses the many facets of passion; systematic risk taking as part of leadership training; sources of moral integrity within gifted children; encouraging leadership in young women; expressing passion through student voices; organizing a student leadership conference; leadership training through a schoolwide drama and music production; and classroom Socratic seminars. The issue focused on highly and profoundly gifted children discusses characteristics of the highly and profoundly gifted; identification; radical acceleration; the home schooling option; early college entry; social and emotional need; and Internet resources. (Individual articles contain references.) (DB)
California Association for the Gifted, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 1670, Los Angeles, CA 90045; Tel: 805-687-9352 (Voice); Fax: 805-687-1527; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Association for the Gifted.