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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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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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Wallace, Belle; Humphries, Walter; Evans, Kathryn – Gifted Education International, 2019
Walter Humphries and Kathryn Evans outline the aims of the new Welsh curriculum and demonstrate how neatly the Thinking Actively in a Social Context (TASC) problem-solving approach dovetails with the aims of the new 2015 curriculum for Welsh schools.
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
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Jumper, Rachel Leah – Gifted Education International, 2019
Although research on bullying has grown in scope in recent years, research specifically focused on gifted children's experiences with bullying has been more limited. Studies of gifted children and bullying do exist, but the body of research in this specific area is not large. This article asserts that there are differences in the ways that gifted…
Descriptors: Bullying, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Gifted, Middle School Students
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Mammadov, Sakhavat – Gifted Education International, 2019
This phenomenological study explored the educational and social experiences of eight gifted middle school students from Turkey. Data were collected from in-depth semi-structured interviews. The findings indicated that boredom and teacher ineffectiveness were among the most common problems that the participant students faced at school. The students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Student Experience
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Doss, Kristy Kowalske; Bloom, Lisa – Gifted Education International, 2018
Instructors of a middle school gifted language arts class implemented a 30-day unit of study on mindfulness in order to help students learn techniques to alleviate stress, perfectionistic tendencies, and anxiety. Practicing mindfulness techniques, such as meditation, provides individuals with tools to understand the mind and body and encourages…
Descriptors: Gifted, Middle School Students, Metacognition, Language Arts
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Özarslan, Murat; Çetin, Gülcan – Gifted Education International, 2018
The aim of the study was to determine the effects of biology project studies on gifted and talented students' motivation toward learning biology. In the study, "one group pretest-posttest" design is conducted. Study group consisted of 46 gifted and talented students participating in biology projects at two science and art centers (SACs)…
Descriptors: Biology, Learning Motivation, Gifted, Talent
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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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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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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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Oswald, Marietjie; Rabie, Erika – Gifted Education International, 2017
In this article, we report the findings of a qualitative, collective case study exploring the academic experiences of six grade 11 gifted students in two schools in diverse socio-economic communities in rural Western South Africa. Gifted students represent an important component of a nation's intellectual capital. They possess the qualities needed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 11, Secondary School Students, Academically Gifted
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Houghton, Chris – Gifted Education International, 2014
The study was conducted during the Easter holidays of 2010 at Rawmarsh City Learning Centre with 16 students from school years 8 to 11 who had participated, during their infant years, in a gifted and talented Key Stage One Enrichment Cluster. The students represented a wide range of backgrounds, and five were identified as being on the autistic…
Descriptors: Gifted, Secondary School Students, Talent, Enrichment Activities
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Heaney, Liam F. – Gifted Education International, 2012
The aims of this study were threefold. The first was to identify some of the key methodologies used by teachers to support the language learning of primary-aged children. There is a plethora of literature that discusses various language-teaching methodologies. Whilst educational "jargon" is avoided, there are specific references to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Childhood Attitudes, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Sharma, Yukti – Gifted Education International, 2012
This article describes developmental interactions with a group of female students at an Indian public school situated in a disadvantaged section of the community. Through a series of activities, the author makes an intensive effort to develop social giftedness in these students. The article describes various activities together with the author's…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Disadvantaged, Personality Measures, Foreign Countries
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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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