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Anuruthwong, Usanee – Cogent Education, 2017
Suffering of the underachievers and misdiagnosed cases brought a group of educators at Srinakharinwirot University to start a pilot project in 1980. This project led to the discovery of many issues on identification, programming, and school evaluation among experts. Questions raised from parents and teachers were in need of the right answers.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Student Rights
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Güçyeter, Sule; Kanli, Esra; Özyaprak, Melodi; Leana-Tascilar, Marilena Z. – Cogent Education, 2017
The aim of this paper is to reveal the current situation of gifted education in Turkey. The talents that are valued and the concepts of giftedness were discussed according to the country's cultural and political perspectives. Studies that had been made to analyze the beliefs of lay people, teachers and parents with respect to gifted students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Identification, Fundamental Concepts
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Wechsler, Solange Muglia; Fleith, Denise de Souza – Cogent Education, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of gifted education in Brazil. A scenario of the education of the gifted is presented, including the official concept of giftedness as well as programs and services available to emphasize important contributions to the area. Although there are considerable advances regarding policies, practices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Educational Practices
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Gaines, Trudi; Barnes, Marsha – Cogent Education, 2017
Kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms is almost exclusively inclusive instructional settings. Supports for the regular education teachers vary as time and budgets permit, placing increased responsibility for providing instruction to children with disabilities on these teachers. Professional development targeted at teachers' self-efficacy with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Attitude Measures, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Lee, Sungyoon; Kuo, Li-Jen; Moody, Stephanie Michelle; Chen, Zhuo – Cogent Education, 2017
Empirical research is a critical in the field of education, however, research funding sources are often hard to identify. In this study, we examined how National Center for Education Research (NCER), a branch of the federal Institute of Education Science (IES), has supported research on various areas of reading development and instruction. Our…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Reading Instruction, Educational Research, Public Agencies
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Gustavsen, Ann Margareth – Cogent Education, 2017
Previous studies found that girls have higher academic achievement than boys in most school subjects. Teachers' grading of academic achievement seems to be based not only on students' knowledge but also their social skills, and teachers tend to assess girls as having better social skills than boys. The main aim of this study was to examine through…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Interpersonal Competence, Academic Achievement, Teacher Attitudes
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Chua, Hui Ping; Khan, R. Nazim; Humphry, Stephen; Hassell, Robert – Cogent Education, 2017
The annual National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) measures the literacy and numeracy skills of primary and secondary students in Australia. Under the three Smarter Schools National Partnership, additional funding is provided to the independent schools with the expectation of improving student performance. Using multilevel…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, National Competency Tests, Literacy, Numeracy
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Ho, Sammy K.; Chan, Edmund S. – Cogent Education, 2017
This study aims to investigate the psychometric properties of the revised multidimensional scale of perceived social support (R-MSPSS) for Chinese school teachers. A questionnaire comprising the R-MSPSS and other psychological measures was administered to a sample of 539 school teachers in Hong Kong. A series of confirmatory factor analysis was…
Descriptors: Multidimensional Scaling, Social Support Groups, Program Validation, Psychometrics
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Koloi-Keaikitse, Setlhomo – Cogent Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess teacher perceived skill in classroom assessment practices. Data were collected from a sample of (N = 691) teachers selected from government primary, junior secondary, and senior secondary schools in Botswana. Item response theory models were used to identify teacher response on items that measured their…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Skills, Teacher Competencies
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Reyhner, Jon – Cogent Education, 2017
With the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001, the United States spent millions upon millions of dollars in a largely unsuccessful effort to close the academic achievement gap between American-Indian and some other ethnic minorities and mainstream Americans. NCLB's focus on teacher quality and evidence-based curriculum and…
Descriptors: American Indians, Language Role, Self Concept, American Indian Languages
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Aliakbari, Mohammad; Malmir, Bahareh – Cogent Education, 2017
Teacher learning is of significant importance in mainstream education and a number of attempts have been made to measure the quality of teacher learning across different contexts. The available instruments, however, have been originally developed to assess teachers' perceptions of a single contributive element of teacher learning; therefore,…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, English Teachers, English Teacher Education, Rating Scales
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Aljughaiman, Abdullah M.; Ayoub, Alaa Eldin A. – Cogent Education, 2017
The study aimed at identifying specific giftedness patterns that teachers discriminate against, and for, when nominating gifted students and focused on the identification of implicit theories adopted by teachers on the topics of intelligence, giftedness, and creativity in light of their specialization and experience. The study examined the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Semitic Languages, Talent Identification, Summer Programs
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Carjuzaa, Jioanna; Ruff, William G. – Cogent Education, 2016
English Language Learners (ELLs) represent the fastest growing segment of pre-K-12 students in the United States. Currently, Montana has the highest percentage of ELLs who are American Indian/Alaska Native. Although there is tremendous linguistic diversity among students, more than 80% of ELLs in the US speak Spanish as their first language. This…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Elementary Secondary Education, English Language Learners, Language Skills
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Hen, Meirav; Goroshit, Marina – Cogent Education, 2016
Teachers' social-emotional competence is crucial for promoting a positive learning environment to the students. However, the research on teachers' social-emotional abilities is very limited. This study examined the relationship between emotional abilities and self-efficacies and empathy among teachers, hypothesizing that teachers' self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Development, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kember, David – Cogent Education, 2016
One of the major current issues in education is the question of why Chinese and East Asian students are outperforming those from Western countries. Research into the approaches to learning of Chinese students revealed the existence of intermediate approaches, combining memorising and understanding, which were distinct from rote learning. At the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Achievement Gap
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