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Kohan-Mass, Judith; Tal, Liraz – Gifted Education International, 2019
In order to reach gender equity in the gifted population, an affirmative action policy was instituted in Israel to increase the number of girls identified as gifted. The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy beliefs of girls in the top 1.5% (gifted girls (GG)) with those of girls in the top 3% (GG in affirmative action). It was…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Self Efficacy, Females, Mathematics Skills
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Barone, Diane; Barone, Rebecca – Gifted Education International, 2019
This qualitative, practitioner study explored how gifted students, who were not necessarily sophisticated readers, first participated in literature circles. The students were enrolled in a US Title I, magnet Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)/International Baccalaureate World Academy (IB) school. Students routinely…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Reading Skills, Magnet Schools, Literacy Education
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Wallace, Belle; Humphries, Walter; Evans, Kathryn – Gifted Education International, 2019
Walter Humphries and Kathryn Evans outline the aims of the new Welsh curriculum and demonstrate how neatly the Thinking Actively in a Social Context (TASC) problem-solving approach dovetails with the aims of the new 2015 curriculum for Welsh schools.
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
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Durak, Hatice Yildiz; Guyer, Tolga – Gifted Education International, 2019
Since programming processes involve different thinking skills and different fields of knowledge, it is especially important for children to acquire 21st-century skills. Even though the programming education activities are being intensively applied, it can be said that there is a gap in quantitative researches supporting the effort to reveal the…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Programming, Programming Languages, Active Learning
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Manasawala, S. A.; Desai, D. N. – Gifted Education International, 2019
India is currently focusing on providing education for all, and special population like the gifted is being neglected. This is evident in the case of Aditya (IQ 145), a 7-year-old boy, and his parents who after discovering that their child is gifted attempt to meet his unique educational needs. Despite evidence of Aditya qualifying in examination…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational Needs, Parent Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Haberlin, Steven; O'Grady, Patty – Gifted Education International, 2018
In this pilot study, 24 gifted, elementary students in second to fifth grade enrolled in a large, diverse, urban public school were introduced to 10 mindfulness-based techniques that the students practiced in school. The students practiced the techniques for 10 weeks once per week for 30 minutes in the school's media center under the guidance of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Academically Gifted, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Sisk, Dorothy A. – Gifted Education International, 2018
This article explores the Art and Science of Mindfulness from the perspective of a Buddhist Monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, an author of five books in the Mindfulness Essentials series and that of an American medical doctor, Jon Kabat Zinn, who founded the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) clinic at the University of Massachusetts. Mindfulness…
Descriptors: Perception, Metacognition, Stress Management, Relaxation Training
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Tolan, Stephanie S. – Gifted Education International, 2018
This article discusses giftedness from the inside out, focusing on what the differences mean to the gifted child's experience of life--the effects both their intensity and their cognitive abilities have on their inner experience and awareness. Mindfulness is especially valuable and important for the profoundly gifted child. Two programs that use…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Metacognition, Perception, Summer Programs
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Yuen, Mantak; Chan, Serene; Chan, Cheri; Fung, Dennis C. L.; Cheung, Wai Ming; Kwan, Tammy; Leung, Frederick K. S. – Gifted Education International, 2018
Gifted students usually require much less time spent in practising and revising basic skills; instead, they benefit greatly from opportunities to work through the curriculum at a faster pace (acceleration). Teachers currently working with mixed-ability classes do not always find it easy to differentiate their teaching approach in this way, so…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Individualized Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Beyaztas, Dilek Ilhan; Hymer, Barry – Gifted Education International, 2018
The aim of this descriptive study was to determine the features of intelligence perceptions according to age, gender, class level, school success level and university departments. Two different scales by Dweck (2000) for both adults and children were translated into Turkish. These scales were then applied to 1350 Turkish students ranging from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intelligence, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Chen, Wei-Ren – Gifted Education International, 2017
This qualitative case study explored the operational curricula of an art teacher's responsive pedagogy that focused on the differentiation aspects for artistically talented students in an elementary school in Taiwan. Findings indicate that cultivating a "Jian Zi" is the heart of the value system embedded in the art teacher's responsive…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Art Teachers, Art Education, Talent Development
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Liu, Sylvia; Yuen, Mantak; Rao, Nirmala – Gifted Education International, 2017
This paper describes a social skills programme implemented to enhance the social competence of Primary-one students in order to ensure a smooth adjustment after transition from kindergarten to a formal school learning environment. The participants were 122 students (64 boys and 58 girls; mean age 6.17 years, SD = 0.29 years) newly enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention
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Kaya, Fatih; Stough, Laura M.; Juntune, Joyce – Gifted Education International, 2017
This study explored the relationship between verbal and nonverbal intelligence scores in students from low-income households. Researchers investigated how the verbal and nonverbal scores of these students differed both by ability level and within each grade. The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scale was administered to 1935 kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Poverty, Correlation, Intelligence, Nonverbal Ability
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Clayton, Nina – Gifted Education International, 2016
My enquiry, which formed the subject of my Master's module on gifts and talents in education in 2008, was part of my journey as a classroom teacher during a pressured year when the Office for Standards in Education (UK) gave our school "notice to improve." I specifically write "our school" as this is what the children called it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Mounter, Joy – Gifted Education International, 2016
How do I recognise the move from the language of learning to the language of educational responsibility? ...each practitioner researcher clarifies, in the course of their emergence, in the practice of educational enquiry, the embodied ontological values to which they hold themselves accountable in their professional practice. (Whitehead J (2005)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Researchers, Values, Teacher Responsibility
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