ERIC Number: ED466055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Quest for Giftedness. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education (SAGE) (11th, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, November 17-18, 2000).
Calgary Univ. (Alberta). Centre for Gifted Education.; Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).
This proceedings document presents summaries of selected presentations of the Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, an Alberta (Canada) organization for gifted education. The conference focused on "state-of-the-art" knowledge regarding integrated curriculum in the content areas, social-emotional development, parenting issues, achievement issues, accelerative practices, and individualized program planning. Included papers are: (1) "Classroom Resources for Teachers of the Gifted" (Barbara Brydges); (2) "Using the Talent Search To Discover and Develop One's Gifts" (Janneke Frank and Jennifer Aldred); (3) "Personality Typology in the Quest for Giftedness" (James F. Lavers); (4) "The Sensitivity-Anxiety Connection: A Novel Perspective on Gifted Students' Negative Behaviours" (Sal Mendaglio); (5) "The Independent Learner Program" (Richard Pentelbury); (6) "The Giftedness/Perfectionism Connection: Recent Research and Implications" (Michael C. Pyryt); and (7) "Gifted Education in Canada" (Carolyn Yewchuk). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Enrichment Activities, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Independent Study, Individualized Education Programs, Integrated Curriculum, National Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Social Behavior, Social Development, Talent Identification
Calgary University, Centre for Gifted Education, 170 Education Block, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada ($10).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Calgary Univ. (Alberta). Centre for Gifted Education.; Society for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Calgary (Alberta).
Identifiers - Location: Canada