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Lu, Jiamei; Li, Daqi; Stevens, Carla; Ye, Renmin – Gifted Education International, 2017
Using PISA 2009, an international education database, this study compares gifted and talented (GT) students in three groups with normal (non-GT) students by examining student characteristics, reading, schooling, learning methods, and use of strategies for understanding and memorizing. Results indicate that the GT and non-GT gender distributions…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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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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Eriksson, Gillian – Gifted Education International, 2012
"It is the year 2025 and I am compiling this article for an instant VPD (videopod) that is streamed over the world. An EESR (Educational Expert Service Request) came from an empathetic computer HIAS (Hi, I am Sam) that matched my qualifications with a quest by online activists SFT (Searching for Truth) to examine global interactions in…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Global Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Academically Gifted
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Eriksson, Gillian; Weber, Christine; Kirsch, Lauri – Gifted Education International, 2012
The training of teachers for a meaningful use of all that contemporary technology offers to developing curriculum requires constant vigilance, experimentation, innovation, revision and updating. The lifestyle of today's gifted students includes a range of ever-unfolding technologies, such as text messaging, blogging, social networking, personal…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Field Trips, Academically Gifted, Textbooks
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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
Naidu, Sandhrapvakesh R.; Presley, Priscilla Henshaw – Gifted Education International, 1995
U.S. program model designs used for children who are gifted were analyzed for their potential applications for rural schools of developing countries such as South Africa. Program trends and practices are identified from analysis of 100 descriptive and experimental studies of the last 10 years. A bibliography of the studies is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Information Utilization
Williams, Mary; Dodds, Pat; Koshy, Valsa; Cole, Lynn – Gifted Education International, 1997
Compares programs for gifted elementary grade children in the United Kingdom and the United States. It describes cooperative programs with colleges, including Saturday clubs and summer schools, courses for teachers in differentiated curriculum for these students, and courses for parents of gifted children. (DB)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, College School Cooperation, Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Sisk, Dorothy – Gifted Education International, 1982
A review of international developments in gifted education describes programs and trends in the U.S., Canada, Eastern and Western Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Included are descriptions of extracurricula centers in South Africa and increased use of independent study and mentors in the U.S. (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries