ERIC Number: ED469553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Gifted Education Press Quarterly, 2002.
Fisher, Maurice D., Ed.
Gifted Education Press Quarterly, v16 n1-4 Win-Fall 2002
These four issues of a quarterly publication for gifted educators and parents of gifted children span winter 2002 through fall 2002. Featured articles include: (1) "Cultivating Courage, Creativity, and Caring" (James T. Webb), which discusses the need to encourage the development of courage and caring, as well as creativity in gifted students; (2) "Is College an Appropriate Environment for the Profoundly Gifted Child?" (Beth Wright), which discusses the obstacles of admittance to colleges for young gifted students; (3) "Reading the Poet of Transformation: Ovid" (Michael E. Walters); (4) "Abraham Lincoln: A Hero for the Ages Seen through the Prism of Multiple Intelligences" (Jerry Flack); (5) "Shakespeare Sampler: A Unit to Connect Elementary Gifted Students to Shakespeare" (Jane P. Mitchell); (6) "Black History and Giftedness" (Michael E. Walters); (7) "Stand Up for Gifted Children: Advocacy in the School and Home" (Joan Franklin Smutny); (8) "Is Your School Setting Healthy or Toxic?" (Lisa Rivero), which discusses social and emotional needs of gifted children, how educational settings influence student development, and characteristics of healthy educational environments; (9) "An Appreciation of John Steinbeck (1902-68)" (Michael E. Walters); (10) "Raising Expectations of Children from Poverty" (Carol Horn), which provides techniques for improving the academic performance of economically disadvantaged gifted students; (11) "The Importance of the Humanities in Confronting Evil in the World" (Andrew Flaxman); (12) "Performing Arts Instruction for Exceptionally and Profoundly Gifted Children" (Beth Wright), which discusses key issues crucial to the successful integration of gifted education theory in arts instruction; and (13) "The Re-Invention of the Educational Wheel" (Michael E. Walters). Most articles include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Black History, Child Advocacy, College Admission, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Empathy, Environmental Influences, Gifted, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction, Moral Values, Multiple Intelligences, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Poverty, Social Development, Teacher Expectations of Students, Theater Arts
Gifted Education Press, 10201 Yuma Court, P.O. Box 1586, Manassas, VA 20108-1586 (lifetime subscription, $22). Tel: 703-369-5017; Web site: http://www.giftedpress.com.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Note: For volume 15 (2001 issues), see ED 457 641.