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Loo, Alfred – Gifted Education International, 2012
The Internet is an effective learning tool for gifted children because it allows them to independently select the areas in which they have talent. The Internet also enables children to discover and maximize their potential. However, younger children might not have a large enough vocabulary to surf the Internet, even if they are gifted. For…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Gifted, Reading Ability, Kindergarten
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Mertoglu, Ercan – Gifted Education International, 2010
This is a relational scan study aiming to question the relationship between rhythm skills which are the most fundamental element in musical development and mathematics ability. Also within the general aims of the study is to examine whether this relationship varies with respect to the personal characteristics of 5-6 year olds. It has been…
Descriptors: Music, Mathematics Skills, Young Children, Individual Characteristics
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Guven, Yildiz – Gifted Education International, 2010
The main purpose of this research was to investigate what kindergarten and primary teachers think about intuition and estimation as a way of mathematics knowing in educational settings. Most of the teachers believed that they should encourage children to do intuitional thinking and estimations in kindergarten and primary settings. However, more…
Descriptors: Intuition, Computation, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Oktay, Ayla; Ramazan, Oya; Sakin, Ahmet – Gifted Education International, 2010
Morality is the stance and attitude that makes a social human being; the display of behaviors such as praise, criticism, tolerance and intolerance, confirmation and rejection; the taking of sides by stating what one finds good or bad, right or wrong, instead of staying indifferent to what other people say and do (Pieper, 1999). Moral development…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Ethics, Moral Values
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Ramazan, Oya; Omercikoglu, Hande – Gifted Education International, 2010
The main purpose of this research is to determine whether the attainment of the number concept by children aged between 4-7 differs depending on age variant as well as receiving preschool education or not. Attainment of the number concept has been examined by means of One-to-One Matching Test consisting of Piaget's experiments. The test was…
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Mathematics Achievement, Young Children, Age Differences
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Ural, Ozana; Kanlikilicer, Pinar – Gifted Education International, 2010
To diagnose behavioral problems in preschool children, and to look for an appropriate solution, is vital to prevent the problem from becoming permanent and insoluble. Teachers, working in preschool education institutions, need some instruments to diagnose behavioral problems of their students in order to help them and their parents. In this study,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Questionnaires, Aggression
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Zembat, Rengin; Kuday, Fatma Servet – Gifted Education International, 2010
This study aims to examine the effects of Family Supported Preschool Education programs on the development of preschool children. By measuring the effects of family-supported preschool education on cognitive development, this study helps support alternative methods of making preschool education more widespread. The study uses the experimental…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Child Development, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Balat, Gulden Uyanik – Gifted Education International, 2010
This study evaluated from a developmental point of view the basic concept knowledge and human figure drawings of children who did and did not attend preschool. A total of 118 children who received preschool education and 147 children who did not do so participated in the study. The mean age of children was 75.4 months. Their concept knowledge was…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Freehand Drawing, Preschool Education, Comparative Analysis