ERIC Number: ED451639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal, 2001.
Smutny, Joan Franklin, Ed.
Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal, 2001
Targeted to educators and parents of gifted children, this issue is divided into three sections that address differentiating curriculum for the gifted. The following articles are included: (1) "The Essential Assumptions Regarding Differentiation of Curriculum for Gifted Students" (Susan Winebrenner); (2) "Curriculum Differentiation To Bring Out the Best in Students" (Cathy Freeman, Gail Herman, and Pat Hollingsworth); (3) "Problem-Based Performance Tasks: Encouraging Excellence in Mixed-Ability Classrooms" (Bertie Kingore); (4) "Differentiation for the Gifted: Using the Team Approach" (Marsha Hestad); (5) "Let's Get Real[TM]: An Innovative Problem-Based Learning Program" (Dan G. Holt and Colleen Willard-Holt); (6) "'Hey Diddle, Diddle' This Class Is a Riddle!" (Phyllis Salerno); (7) "Differentiation, Not a Quick Fix or Easy Answer" (Sally Walker); (8) "Differentiation: Why Is It So Hard?" (Carol J. Morreale); (9) "The Need for Struggle" (Jerry Schecter); (10) "Curriculum Differentiation for Gifted Children in Regular Classrooms: A Parent's Perspective" (Judith Harway); (11) "Highly Gifted Children at Home" (Karen Morse); (12) "LaLuce: Family Perspective of the Development of a Gifted Child" (David J. Mitchell); (13) "Revitalizing the Core Curriculum through the Arts" (Dan G. Holt); (14) "Thomas Locker: A Gifted Artist for Gifted Children" (Jerry Flack); (15) "Promoting Critical Thinking: Editorial Cartoon Interpretation" (Wm. Ray Heitzmann); and (16) "The Play's the Thing..." (Ray Sheers). (Articles contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Critical Thinking, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Inclusive Schools, Parent Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Teamwork
Illinois Association for Gifted Children, 800 E. Northeast Highway, Suite 610, Palatine, IL 60067-6512 (nonmembers, $25). Tel: 847-963-1892; Fax: 847-963-1893.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association for Gifted Children, Palatine.