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Sawyer, Robert N. – 1985
The essay defends the purposes, selection procedures, programs, and philosophy of the Duke University (North Carolina) Talent Identification Program (TIP), which offers systematic identification of and programming for verbally and mathematically precocious students. The Duke University effort was undertaken to fill a need unmet at federal and…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academically Gifted, Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests
Small, Robert C., Jr.; Strzepek, Joseph E. – 1988
Built around the case method approach recommended by the Carnegie Foundation in their report "A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century," this hands-on, practical book presents 33 cases to absorb, analyze, and solve. The cases in the book dramatize the learning difficulties of students and the instructional options of teachers and…
Descriptors: Black Literature, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Censorship
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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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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