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Lo, Deborah Eville – Gifted Education International, 1991
This article presents practical suggestions for using international children's literature to introduce an international curriculum to children. A list of the children's books winning the annual Mildred L. Batchelder award (for the most outstanding translated children's book) since 1968 is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach
Murphy, Frank – Gifted Education International, 1990
This article examines the nature of musical ability and ways in which it can be identified, including several tests currently in use. It then considers the problem of making suitable provision for musically gifted pupils at the primary and secondary levels. A list of recommended readings is included. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Music Education
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
Tyerman, Maurice J. – Gifted Education International, 1986
Use of conventional standardized intelligence tests to identify gifted students presents problems with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Assessment of learning ability (in particular the method of "test, teach, and test") may be a better method for identifying gifted students. Tests being used in Israel and Great Britain are…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cultural Differences, Culture Fair Tests, Elementary Secondary Education