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Bean, Suzanne M. – Gifted Child Today (GCT), 1991
This article introduces a series of articles on the governor's school model, described as a nontraditional program blending cultural, academic, social, and recreational components into a rich and natural learning environment for gifted students. The article also briefly describes the Mississippi Governor's School and outlines the purposes of the…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Models, Nontraditional Education
Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M. – 1990
This digest is intended to help parents and educators assist with the development of leadership attitudes and skills in gifted youth. The relative lack of interest in leadership despite its designation as a talent area in definitions of giftedness for state and federal policies requiring differentiated programs is listed. Characteristics of gifted…
Descriptors: Gifted, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Training
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Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M. – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1996
Discusses concepts of leadership and the need for identifying and developing leadership abilities in gifted students. Explores definitions of leadership and different leadership theories. Reviews various types of instruments for screening and identifying leadership qualities in students and describes a program for developing leadership skills. (CR)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M. – Roeper Review, 1992
The Process Skills Rating Scales were designed to rate how well a student uses those process skills that develop an ability to think, reason, and search for knowledge independently and to communicate and interact effectively with all members of society. Forms are available for students (elementary and secondary), teachers, and parents. (JDD)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Behavior Rating Scales, Cognitive Processes, Communication Skills
Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M. – 1995
This book presents first-person accounts of 20 young female inventors. Most have won prizes for their inventions; some have even obtained patents. Part 1 "Inventors and Their Inventions," focuses on the young inventors and their lives, how they came up with their ideas, who helped them, what problems they faced, and how they solved their problems.…
Descriptors: Biographies, Children, Creative Thinking, Creativity
Karnes, Frances A., Ed.; Bean, Suzanne M., Ed. – 2001
This book is designed to provide strategies and resources for differentiating the instruction of gifted learners. It addresses characteristics and needs of gifted learners, instructional planning and evaluation, strategies for best practices, and supporting and enhancing gifted programs. Specific chapters include: (1) "Gifted and Talented…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Child Advocacy, Cooperative Learning, Creative Thinking
Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M.; Wallner, Rosemary, Ed. – 1993
This book offers 20 contemporary biographies of young women across the United States who are making a difference in their schools and communities through community service. Examples of community action include feeding the hungry, recycling, saving the bluebirds, and promoting literacy. The girls and young women emerge as leaders in an area of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Case Studies, Community Action, Community Development