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Breik, Wisam Darwiesh; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study examines differences in coping strategies (CSs) in relation to gifted status, gender, and family size. Two hundred gifted adolescents were selected from gifted schools, and 1000 non-gifted adolescents were selected from ordinary schools. One-way multivariate analysis of variance produced significant differences among the subjects in…
Descriptors: Coping, Comparative Analysis, Gifted, Family Size
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Kohan-Mass, Judith; Dakwar, Basheer; Dadush, Varda – Gifted Education International, 2018
Despite the global decline in the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects, in Israel, gender differences of physics students are especially worrying. Although girls and boys in junior high school reach similar achievements in physics, the number of girls who study physics in high school is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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Lin, Pei-Ying; Lin, Yu-Cheng – Gifted Education International, 2018
Previous studies on Indian education have urged educators to address serious concerns about inequality and inequity in gifted education, and about the assessments for students educated in extremely diverse social and cultural landscapes in India. Although it is believed that appropriate test accommodations ensure valid and meaningful test results,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Foreign Countries, Measurement
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Cavilla, Derek – Gifted Education International, 2017
Underachievement among gifted students is a paradox that frustrates educators because of the significant disparity between students' potential and their performance. Complicating the issue is the highly individualized nature of the underperformance, which must take into consideration factors of student culture, socio-economic status, motivation,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Underachievement, Urban Schools, High Schools
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Zorman, Rachel; Rachmel, Shlomit; Bashan, Zipi – Gifted Education International, 2016
The National Mentoring Program was created in 2009 by the Division for Gifted and Outstanding Students in the Ministry of Education and is implemented by the Szold Institute. The program aims to cultivate future leaders in Israel. Highly gifted 10th and 11th graders are matched with top rate professionals in students' areas of interest. They work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Achievement, Gifted
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Kowalske, Kristy – Gifted Education International, 2016
This article examines spiritual giftedness and the spiritual development of a recent high school graduate. The framework of the investigation was to explore teachers' perspectives on spiritual giftedness and what traits students display in the classroom. The concept of spiritual giftedness has gained increasing attention over the years and is…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gifted, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development
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Muammar, Omar M. – Gifted Education International, 2015
The current study investigates differences in the leadership skills between intellectually gifted and average students and explores the relationship between intelligence and leadership potential. Participants in this study were 176 students (57 males and 120 females) from an Eastern Province University in Saudi Arabia. Students were selected on a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Ability, Academic Ability, Leadership Qualities
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Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Park, Kyubin; Hollingworth, Liz; Misiuniene, Jurga; Ivanova, Liena – Gifted Education International, 2014
The article aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people across different countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Republic of Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons by country and gender were made regarding participants' perceptions of a…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Justice, Values, Factor Analysis
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Gomez-Arizaga, Maria P.; Conejeros-Solar, Leonor – Gifted Education International, 2014
Gifted students' performance on a Chilean university admission test, Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU), was investigated in this study. Sixty-six students participating in an enrichment-based university program for gifted youth were selected. The sample included both male and female gifted adolescents who studied in public and voucher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, College Readiness, College Entrance Examinations
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David, Imre; Balogh, Laszlo – Gifted Education International, 2013
The objective of our article is to give an outline of the work carried out in assisting gifted individuals at the University of Debrecen. We also give an account of the historical background of our institute, including the relationship between our doctoral programme and gifted education; in addition, we run a teacher training programme that awards…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational Research, Teacher Education, Specialization
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Revesz, Tamas; Olah, Mate – Gifted Education International, 2013
In 1996 the Hungarian Research Student Association (HRSA) was founded. Since then more than 6000 young, talented researchers have belonged to the Association. The founders set two principal aims: (1) to support the gifted and the most promising high school students and (2) to establish an active community. The movement has grown through the work…
Descriptors: Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives, Organizational Theories, Student Organizations
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Mueller-Oppliger, Victor – Gifted Education International, 2010
This article provides a summary of efforts and projects related to the provision of gifted students and talent development in Swiss schools and with partners in the German speaking Central Europe. In the first part, relevant activities about teacher education in Switzerland based on a cooperative arrangement with the University of Connecticut will…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Talent Development, Teacher Education