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Schultz, Robert A.; Lutz, Lori – Roeper Review, 2018
In this grounded theory exploration, leadership capacity was studied descriptively, using surveys and member-check follow-up contact. Our intent was to learn from former student trustees of The Roeper School (a school for the gifted) whether and how the leadership experience impacted them. In addition, we wanted to know whether this impact had…
Descriptors: Trustees, Student Leadership, Student Experience, Special Schools
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2016
Clair J. Sullivan is an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Her research interests include radiation detection and measurements; gamma-ray spectroscopy; automated isotope identification algorithms; nuclear forensics; nuclear security;…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Interviews, Engineering, Technical Occupations
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Lutz, Lori A.; Nichols, Susannah – Roeper Review, 2016
This article traces the evolution of a moral philosophy curriculum originally taught by George A. Roeper in the earliest years of The Roeper School. The first author, a student at The Roeper School in the 1960s and 1970s, describes the impact of the class George Roeper called "Human Relations" on her life. Returning to the School as a…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Ethical Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Educational History
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Dai, David Yun – Roeper Review, 2013
Gifted education is often faulted as compromising the principle of equity and perpetuating social inequalities. This article focuses on making gifted education socially defensible and educationally productive. To accomplish this goal, key values and priorities guiding policy and practice, such as excellence, selectivity, diversity, equity and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Excellence in Education, Gifted, Efficiency