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McGrath, Patricia – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study focuses on education at primary and secondary level in Northern Ireland and questions whether it meets the needs of gifted students. Gifted students from Mensa were questioned about their experiences in school, and the majority of students stated that they did not have sufficient challenge in school, or any type of differentiation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Academically Gifted, Student Needs
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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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Topçu, Sevgi; Leana-Tascilar, Marilena Z. – Gifted Education International, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between self-esteem and motivational components and to determine which were the best predictors of academic achievement among Turkish gifted students. Participants in this study were 184 students (76 girls and 108 boys). Sixty-one students were from the fourth grade, 43 from the fifth grade, 34…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Esteem, Academic Achievement, Gifted
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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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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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Batterjee, Adel A. – Gifted Education International, 2016
Researchers have struggled for decades to determine whether ability grouping is helpful or harmful; however, study findings have been inconsistent. To assess the effect of grouping and program type on scholastic and affective outcomes, three grouping types (gifted separate-class enrichment, pull-out gifted enrichment, and no enrichment), three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Males, Academically Gifted
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Lee, Kelly M.; Olenchak, F. Richard – Gifted Education International, 2015
This paper reviews the current literature on twice-exceptional students who are dual diagnosed as having giftedness and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This area of research is warranted because giftedness and ADHD present similarly but have different ramifications for performance and outcomes. In addition, research inquiry and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbidity, Talent Identification
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Vista, Alvin – Gifted Education International, 2015
This paper discusses issues on cross-cultural gifted screening from a Philippine perspective. Research on gifted education in the Philippines, and Southeast Asia in general, is still nascent. The main focus of this review of literature is on equity of the gifted education screening process across wide socioeconomic, cultural, and linguistic…
Descriptors: Gifted, Equal Education, Screening Tests, Identification
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Sekowski, Andrzej; Lubianka, Beata – Gifted Education International, 2014
This article is an attempt at a systematic presentation of the knowledge of problems related to the value system of gifted persons. Psychological literature was reviewed to make the reader familiar with the concept of the value system and to present the current state of research. The problem of the value system of gifted persons was discussed from…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Literature Reviews, Values, Intelligence
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Dalia, Nasvytiene; Agne, Brandisauskiene – Gifted Education International, 2013
The identification of gifted children is an interactive procedure consisting of two consecutive steps--screening for above-average cognitive abilities, followed by their monitoring. Teacher nomination is among the most widely used methods of screening. However, it is not free from bias. The analysis of screening criteria is of prime importance for…
Descriptors: Gifted, Intelligence Tests, Factor Analysis, Cognitive Ability
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Harpaz-Itay, Yifat; Kaniel, Shlomo – Gifted Education International, 2012
This article integrates three central theories of optimism-pessimism (OP). The combination of the shared components of these theories--outcome expectancies, emotions, and behavioral intention--may produce an integrative academic achievement evaluation. Little has been written regarding the differentiation between general and domain-specific OP, a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Academic Achievement, Intention, Evaluation Methods
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Forster, Jill – Gifted Education International, 2012
The aim of this article is to encourage a greater emphasis on creativity across and between varied fields of endeavour. It has been written to underline the interdisciplinary significance of creativity and the role of creativity in truly enhancing achievement. There is a reinvigorated awareness of the need for "big thinking", a global…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Creativity, Foreign Countries, Social Environment
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Gunter, Glenda A.; Kenny, Robert F. – Gifted Education International, 2012
Attempts to increase motivation in reluctant readers have been the focus of many local, state and federal reading research initiatives. Only recently have researchers and educators come to understand that many of these same issues also face teachers of gifted and talented learners. Frequently, students who are bright and talented but do not…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Academically Gifted, Academic Achievement, Motivation
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Inan, Mehmet – Gifted Education International, 2010
Self-assessment is described as the students' decision about their own development and study according to some criteria. The sample group consists of 170 students of the 3rd graders of the Primary School Teachers Training Department. The data collection tools are a "Self-Assessment Checklist" and the students' academic grades of the related…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Physical Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Attitudes
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Stoeger, Heidrun; Ziegler, Albert – Gifted Education International, 2010
The inclusive education of the gifted is often met with skepticism. For example, it might be that gifted pupils are either under-challenged or excessive demands are placed on pupils with average abilities--and in the worst case, both. An alternative to handling this problem is presented by self-regulated learning which allows all students in the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Homework, Inclusion, Self Management
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