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Grove, Helen van Ryneveld – Gifted Education International, 1993
This article argues the importance of using an individualized approach in teaching multicultural pupil populations and illustrates this with specific applications made to meet the needs of the culturally pluralistic student population of South Africa. (DB)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Gray, Derek J. – Gifted Education International, 1990
The article evaluates student science projects encouraged by a South African Science Exposition using the criteria of secondary science educator, J.R. Campbell, and the task descriptors of the educator of the gifted, J.S. Renzulli. It is concluded the preparation of such projects meets the educational standards cited. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, Gifted
Naidu, Sandhrapvakesh R.; Presley, Priscilla Henshaw – Gifted Education International, 1995
U.S. program model designs used for children who are gifted were analyzed for their potential applications for rural schools of developing countries such as South Africa. Program trends and practices are identified from analysis of 100 descriptive and experimental studies of the last 10 years. A bibliography of the studies is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Information Utilization
Adams, Harvey B.; Wallace, Belle – Gifted Education International, 1988
Described is an approach to the teaching of thinking and problem-solving for gifted and regular education students, based on R.J. Sternberg's "Suggested Criteria for the Development of Thinking Skills Programmes." The program provides specific skills training and ample practice, emphasizes cooperative learning and motivation, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Moutlana, Irene – Gifted Education International, 1988
This paper critiques the social studies curriculum in use in Black South African schools, due to its lack of emphasis on African cultural heritage. A revised social studies curriculum is offered, focusing on transforming attitudes and values, resolving conflicts, ensuring group coherence, and bridging gaps between schools and communities.…
Descriptors: African History, Black Culture, Black History, Black Studies
Alston, Ken – Gifted Education International, 1988
Described is a South African program in which gifted boys, aged 12-14, were combined into a single class. The program included accelerated learning; formal examinations only in English, Afrikaans, and mathematics; and development of social relationships. Questionnaires completed by 30 students, parents, and siblings identified the program's…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Foreign Countries, Gifted, Interpersonal Relationship
Aitken, Richard – Gifted Education International, 1987
The social/political issues facing university English departments in South Africa include problems of identity and definition, the need for instruction within the context of social and political history, the problems of cultural relativism, the corrosive implications of Black subordination, and the complex alternatives of private and public…
Descriptors: Blacks, Civil Liberties, Cultural Differences, English Departments
Beveridge, Sue – Gifted Education International, 1989
The Hilton College Farm School is a primary school providing for the educational needs of children in a rural area of Natal, South Africa. Described are the school's historical development, funding sources, staffing, and development of an affiliated pre-primary school. (JDD)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Program Development
Wallace, Belle; Adams, Harvey B. – Gifted Education International, 1987
Issues in the identification of high potential students in third world countries with emphasis on work in Kwa Zulu/Natal (South Africa) are discussed. The "test-teach-reteach" paradigm is suggested to assess degree of modifiability under optimal instructional conditions. (DB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Identification
Venter, Justine – Gifted Education International, 1985
A South African educator describes the outcomes of a 3-day inservice course on a school's attempts to provide enrichment for academically gifted 6-9 year olds. (CL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary Education, Enrichment, Foreign Countries
Wallace, Belle – Gifted Education International, 1988
Causes of cognitive underdevelopment in Zulu children and the cognitive functions necessary for efficient school learning are outlined. To assess potential for learning and to remediate cognitive underfunctioning, 20 secondary students analyzed, organized, and reproduced a complex geometric figure. Positive effects were evident following specific…
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Tests
Sisk, Dorothy – Gifted Education International, 1982
A review of international developments in gifted education describes programs and trends in the U.S., Canada, Eastern and Western Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Included are descriptions of extracurricula centers in South Africa and increased use of independent study and mentors in the U.S. (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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