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Custer, Rodney L. – NASSP Bulletin, 1999
Collectively, technological literacy embraces everything from intelligent consumerism to concerns about environmental degradation, ethics, and elitism. Technological problem solving can have social, ecological, or technological goals and may be categorized by four types: invention, design, trouble shooting, and procedures. Every citizen should be…
Descriptors: Creativity, Learning Activities, Problem Solving, Secondary Education
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Reis, Sally M.; Renzulli, Joseph S. – NASSP Bulletin, 1985
The gifted education model described here provides elective "talent pool" classes--within the standard class schedule--that integrate enrichment activities with the academic curriculum in any given subject area. (MCG)
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Discovery Learning, Enrichment Activities, Experiential Learning
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Haas, Jim – NASSP Bulletin, 1994
"The Cardinal Principles of Education" (1918) shaped the future of U.S. education. Its objectives were health, command of fundamental processes, worthy home-membership, vocation, citizenship, worthy leisure, and ethical character. The NEA Commission on the Reorganization of Secondary Education promoted an education that all youngsters…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Plucker, Jonathan A. – NASSP Bulletin, 1998
Over the past 10 or 15 years, gifted education has been transformed. Major changes have occurred in the areas of theory and research, instruction and programming, and consideration of special populations' needs. This theme issue overviews all three areas, focusing on reconceptualized notions of intelligence, alternatives to discontinued pullout…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elitism, Gifted, Gifted Disadvantaged