ERIC Number: ED509221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 18
Systems Newsletter. Volume 18, Number 1, Summer 2009
Benson, Dawn, Ed.
Center for Gifted Education, College of William and Mary
This issue of the Center's "Systems Newsletter" will be the last one published under the aegis of Dr. JoyceVanTassel-Baska, the Center's founder and current Executive Director. As of this August Dr. VanTassel-Baska will officially retire from the College of William and Mary and the Center. She will still be an integral part of the Center through what she has created here as well as through her continuing consulting, writing and research. It is only fitting, then, that this issue feature an interview with Dr. VanTassel-Baska about her thoughts on curriculum development, an article by her about curriculum and the Integrated Curriculum Model, as well as a brief piece on the Festschrift held in her honor at the College on March 13, 2009. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Translating the Integrated Curriculum Model Into Units of Study; (2) From the Editor; (3) Executive Director's Remarks; (4) An Interview with Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska; (5) Leading Change: The Festschrift of Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska; and (6) Dissertation Abstracts.
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Units of Study, Doctoral Dissertations, Interviews, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Academically Gifted, Language Arts, Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Social Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teaching Skills, Academic Standards, Females, Scientists, Women Faculty, Talent Development, Advanced Placement, Individualized Instruction, Student Needs, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, Males, African Americans
Center for Gifted Education. College of William & Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795. Tel: 757-221-2362; Fax: 757-221-2184; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.cfge.wm.edu
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: College of William and Mary, Center for Gifted Education
Identifiers - Location: Virginia