ERIC Number: ED478560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Aiming for Excellence: Gifted Program Standards. Annotations to the NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Program Standards.
Landrum, Mary S., Ed.; Callahan, Carolyn M., Ed.; Shaklee, Beverly D., Ed.
This book is a guide to the standards for programs designed for gifted and talented students developed by the National Association for Gifted Students in 1998. The guide is intended to provide practical help to practitioners by including annotations that supply a rationale and further explanations for each standard. A standard statement, description, rationale, lists of benefits and potential barriers to implementation, and examples of meeting the standard at the minimum and exemplary levels are given for each standard. Individual chapters are: (1) "Program Design" (Beverly D. Shaklee); (2) "Program Administration and Management" (Mary S. Landrum and others); (3) "Socio-Emotional Guidance and Counseling" (Helen L. Nevitt); (4) "Student Identification" (Susan J. Hansford and others); (5) "Curriculum and Instruction" (Kimberley Chandler); (6) "Professional Development" (Mary S. Landrum); and (7) "Program Evaluation" (Carolyn M. Callahan). An appendix contains the Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Program Standards. (Contains 66 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Instructional Design, Professional Development, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Counseling, Special Education, Standards, Student Development, Talent
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: "A Service Publication of the National Association for Gifted Children."