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Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Gifted Education International, 2019
This conversation with Joe Renzulli begins by exploring the length of time Renzulli has been involved with gifted education; when his first paper was published; the general tone of gifted education in the U.S. when Renzulli began his career; and the origin of Renzulli's "three-ring conxeptualization." Additionally, Renzulli is asked to…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Intelligence Tests
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Evaniuck, Jayson; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Gifted Education International, 2019
Ellen Winner is a psychologist and a professor at Boston College. She specializes in psychology of art. In this interview, she answers the following questions including: (1) What are you currently working on, researching? (2) Could you elaborate on the intrinsic value of art education? (3) How might you compare your work today to earlier advocates…
Descriptors: Gifted, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Psychology
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Parker, James D. A.; Saklofske, Donald H.; Keefer, Kateryna V. – Gifted Education International, 2017
Much of the work on predicting academic success in postsecondary education has focused on the impact of various cognitive abilities, although in recent years there has been increased attention to the role played by emotional and social competency [also called emotional intelligence (EI)]. Previous work on the link between EI and giftedness is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Intelligence, Prediction, Role
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Whitehead, Jack; Huxtable, Marie – Gifted Education International, 2016
In our last paper in "GEI" we presented an argument for teachers to engage in Living Educational Theory research as Continuing Professional Development. In this paper we extend our analysis to show how this can empower educators to improve their practice and, by offering as a gift the knowledge they generate in the process, contribute to…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Research, Professionalism, Professional Continuing Education
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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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Olthouse, Jill M. – Gifted Education International, 2015
Gifted students see both educational benefits and barriers as a result of living in rural communities. Benefits include increased individual attention and community engagement; barriers include limited curricular options (Lawrence, 2009). Acceleration is an option that has positive academic outcomes but is underused, especially in rural areas.…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Academically Gifted, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Hua, Olivia; Shore, Bruce M.; Makarova, Evgeniya – Gifted Education International, 2014
A number of characteristics are shared between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and gifted populations. They include issues with sustaining attention, following directions, and completing tasks. When an individual is both gifted and has ADHD (gifted-ADHD) he has unique educational needs that may put him at risk for underachievement.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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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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Whitehead, Jack; Huxtable, Marie – Gifted Education International, 2013
Continuing professional development (CPD) living educational theory offers an approach to CPD that enables educators to enhance their own professional practice and enable them to offer as gifts the knowledge, expertise and talents they develop to extend the knowledge base of the profession. In this paper we briefly introduce living theory research…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Professional Continuing Education, Masters Programs, Transformative Learning