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Thomson, Dana; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – Gifted Child Today, 2014
In the context of increasing interest and support for a developmental conception of giftedness, there is perhaps an ever-greater need for off-level testing for students with high potential. Off-level testing is no longer merely a single-use tool that helps administrators identify students for gifted programs, but provides essential information…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Evaluation, Ability Identification, Talent Development
Murdock, Ashleigh Barbee, Ed. – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2010
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Animation, Student Organizations, Educational Technology
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Evans, Ruby; Champion, Iris – Community College Enterprise, 2007
Guidance and verbal directions, usually received in a face-to-face (F2F) classroom, are often conspicuously absent from online courses. Like their peers in traditional classroom settings, students in online classes need clear, concise instructions (Cramer, Collins, Snider, & Fawcett, 2006). Screen capture and recording technologies, such as…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Online Courses, Synchronous Communication, Self Contained Classrooms
ACT, Inc., 2006
This study profiles two high schools with high enrollments of low-income and racial/ethnic minority students: Thornton Fractional North High School (TF North) and Dumas High School (DHS). Both schools have substantial enrollments of low-income and racial/ethnic minority students and, despite the odds, are successfully preparing students for their…
Descriptors: High Schools, Minority Groups, Barriers, Case Studies