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6th grade ability able Arithmetic Scales average score Ayres Bigelow School Bloomington Bonser's Boy Oct bright children bright pupils chapter chil cities classes for gifted Commissioner of Education control group Control Selected Total correct solution course of study dren drill enrollment exceptional children experiment experimental room FEBRUARY 23 Final Initial Final flexible grading gifted children gifted pupils Girl Oct high school individual Initial Final Initial instruction intelligence quotient Letter from Superintendent Mannheim measured median score mental tests National Education Association needs NUMBER OF PUPILS opportunity possible practice preparatory centers principles problems Proc progress Psych psychological Public Schools PUPILS Sixth Grade Reading Scale Report rooms for gifted School Organization Selected Total Control skip special 5th grade special classes special promotion special room spelling standard scores Starch superior TABLE teaching Terman test was given Thorndike tion Total Control Selected Trabue's Whipple William Rinehart year's Yearbook
Page 29 - United States Commissioner of Education, Report, 1913, Vol. I, p. 445. 8 Same, 1915, Vol. I, p. 40. 9 Witmer, L. Progress in education of exceptional children in public schools during the year 1913, in Report of the Commissioner of Education, 1913, Vol. I, Chap. XX. 10 Wallin, JEW The Mental Health of the School Child, p. 427.
Page 66 - Here again, as with the tests in fundamentals, the selected group is far superior to the control group, and it is likewise again true that the median and average score for the special 5 th grade exceed the median and average of the whole group of 6th-grade pupils, when those in the special room are not treated separately.
Page 66 - Language The first of the several tests of language ability which were used was Winch's test for the invention of stories. This test is fully described in Whipple's Manual (Part II, p. 269), and may be regarded as putting a premium upon literary ability, or constructive imagination in the field of words. In giving it, there was presented
Page 46 - It is here shown that the children from faculty homes furnished somewhat more than their share of the experimental group, since 17 per cent of the total membership of the two grades has supplied
Page 49 - of drawing sharp border-lines these classifications are only approximate. 2 The following table distributes the intelligence quotients shown in the table above into these groups. TABLE IV Distribution by Intelligence Groups Fifth Grade Sixth Grade Total Normal, or average intelligence 6 6 12
Page 59 - and 6 G, which have already been described as forming a control group. See Chapter III. Starch gives as standards for each grade the percentages indicated in Table XIII. TABLE XIII Standard Scores. Starch's Spelling Test Grades V
Page 28 - Same, pp. 350-351. tion Association at the same meeting, Supervising Principal Charles AAJ Miller, of Baltimore, argued for a more sympathetic treatment of bright pupils and a more careful consideration of their needs. 4 The Journal of Proceedings for 1910 contains an article by Van Sickle on provision for gifted children in the public schools,