ERIC Number: ED471216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Cannon, Michael, Ed.
Tempo, v20 n1-4 Win-Fall 2000
Each of the four issues of the newsletter of the Texas Association for the Gifted focuses on a theme: leadership, evaluation and assessment, curriculum issues, and accountability issues. Issues usually contain theme-related major articles, columns by the Association's president and executive director, a column examining related research, answers to questions, and book reviews. Major articles include: "Leadership and the Gifted in the 21st Century" (Frances Karnes and Jane Chauvin); "Teaching Children To Lead" (Mary Seay); "Understanding and Encouraging Leadership Giftedness" (Dorothy Sisk); "First Steps: Creating a Quality Leadership Program" (Laura Phillips Mackay); "Gifted Hispanic Girls: Education, Support, and Encouragement" (Cynthia Shade); "The Rationale and Validation of the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking" (E. Paul Torrance); "Gifted Program Evaluation" (Ernesto Bernal); "Parent Assessment of Giftedness: Using Portfolios" (Bertie Kingore); "Educating with the Harkness Table" (Tyleer C. Tingley); "Using Testing and Public Information To Make the Case for Gifted and Talented Students" (Chrys Dougherty); "Appropriate Identification Criteria: A Self Study" (Bertie Kingore); "Clues from Brain Research for Challenging Gifted Learners" (Barbara Clark); "Teaching beyond the Average" (Robert Schultz and Margaret Price); "Science, Service and the Gifted Learner" (Mary Nied Phillips); "Future Problem Solving: Improving Skills" (Kent Hutton); "Gifted Instruction Goes Dot-Com" (Helen Teague); "Internet Resources" (Helen Teague); "Performance Standards for Gifted Students" (Evelyn Hiatt and Linda Phemister); "Accountability for Gifted Students: Burden or Opportunity?" (Tonya Moon and Carolyn Callahan); "Standards of Learning and Gifted Education: Goodness of Fit" (Joyce VanTassel-Baska); and "Emerging Giftedness for the LEP Student" (Pamela M. Cooper). (Individual articles contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Principles, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Leadership, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT), 406 East 11th St., Suite 310, Austin, TX 78701-2617 (available to TAGT members only). Tel: 512-499-8248; Fax: 512-499-8264; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.txgifted.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, Austin.
Note: Published four times per year. For Volume 19, see ED 437 786.