ERIC Number: ED474457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Designing and Developing Programs for Gifted Students.
Smutny, Joan Franklin, Ed.
The 13 readings in this book offer guidelines for designing and developing programs for gifted students. An introductory chapter by the editor considers the benefits of special programs for gifted students and the challenges of their development. The following chapters are: (1) "From Needs and Goals to Program Organization: A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide" (Joan Franklin Smutny and Cheryl Lind); (2) "Developing and Designing Programs Serving Young Gifted Children" (Joan Franklin Smutny); (3) "Identifying and Selecting Teachers" (Norman J. Mirman); (4) "Special Programs at the Elementary Level: Content and Methods" (Mary K. Pleiss); (5) "Designing and Implementing Curriculum for Programs: Elementary and Middle School Levels" (Cheryll M. Adams and Sara Delano Moore); (6) "Designing Math Curriculum to Encourage Inductive Thinking by Elementary and Middle School Students: Basic Principles To Follow" (Christopher M. Freeman); (7) "Reflections on Special Programming for the Gifted Disadvantaged Students" (Eileen Kelble); (8) "University School's Community Development Program" (Patricia L. Hollingsworth); (9) "The Prevention and Enrichment Program for Families with Gifted Children" (Ruth Erken); (10) "Role of Programs: Relationships with Parents, Schools, and Communities" (Maria Lucia Sabatella); (11) "The Role of Summer Programs: Providing Support for Students, Parents, and Schools" (Pam Piskurich); (12) "Support for Gifted Programs: Parents, School, and Community" (Deborah E. Bordelon); and (13) "Assessment: Impact on Children, Parents, and Teachers" (Cheryll M. Adams). (Contains approximately 200 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Gifted Disadvantaged, Mathematics, Parent School Relationship, Program Design, Program Development, School Community Relationship, Special Education Teachers, Student Evaluation, Summer Programs
Corwin Press, Inc., Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-38524, $61.95; paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-38532, $27.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Tel: 805-499-9734; Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association for Gifted Children, St. Paul, MN.
Note: "A Service Publication of the National Association for Gifted Children."