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Cannaday, Jessica; Courduff, Jennifer – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study focused on a partial replication of a mixed-methods study of teachers regarding certification practices in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE). Data sources included Likert survey questions as well as openended questions with current teachers at seven schools within a Southern California school district. Since completion of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Certification, School Districts, Gifted
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Park, Soeun – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
Since the term twice-exceptional has been entered to the field of gifted education, many studies have investigated the population of students who possess both giftedness and disabilities. It has been shown that there are some challenges to recognizing twice-exceptional children due to current screening and identification process. For this reason,…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Cultural Differences, Parenting Styles, Asian Americans
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Shavinina, Larisa – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This article presents some of the main results from the project about early childhood and adolescent education of Nobel laureates in science: the exceptional roles of parents and of teachers in developing scientific talent. Winning a Nobel Prize represents the pinnacle of accomplishment possible in one's field of expertise. Despite the…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Talent Development, Parent Role, Teacher Role
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Tan, Tracy; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study examined the effect of journal writing on mathematics achievement in high-ability students in Singapore. It assessed both the cognitive benefits of journal writing (as evidenced through gains in math test scores) and the socio-affective benefits of journal writing (as demonstrated in their personal reflections) as the students learned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Journal Writing, Mathematics Achievement, Academically Gifted
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Riley, Tracy L. – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
Competitions are recommended for identifying and providing for the exceptional talents of young people. Competitions have been a cornerstone of gifted education, putting talents to the test by enabling gifted students to showcase their abilities and receive acknowledgement and recognition for their talents. Competitions have been noted as "a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, Talent Identification, Competition
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Vidergor, Hava E.; Eilam, Billie – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of the Israeli certification program for teachers of gifted children. Pre- and post-tests addressed Israeli teachers' perceptions of unique teaching-learning situations in pullout centers, the desired characteristics of teachers of the gifted, as well as knowledge of gifted and instructional…
Descriptors: Gifted, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness, Teacher Certification
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Herrmann, Anna; Nevo, Baruch – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with a comprehensive yet detailed account of the current giftedness and gifted education situation in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. It is concerned with four main research questions: (1) How is "giftedness" defined in German-speaking countries? (2) How are gifted children…
Descriptors: Gifted, Journal Articles, Foreign Countries, German
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Vidergor, Hava E. – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The multidimensional Curriculum Model (MdCM) helps teachers to better prepare gifted and able students for our changing world, acquiring much needed skills. It is influenced by general learning theory of constructivism, notions of preparing students for 21st century, Teaching the Future Model, and current comprehensive curriculum models for…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Models, Academically Gifted, Constructivism (Learning)
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Tebbs, Trevor J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
For the last quarter century the author's professional interest has been almost exclusively the population of highly able, gifted and talented children and young people. His attention has been particularly focused on the "why," "what" and "how" aspects of providing for their exceptional educational and social emotional needs. Given his article was…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Young Adults, Educational Theories
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Batterjee, Adel A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The study objective was to apply the Total Giftedness Development Model (TGDM) among a Saudi Arabian sample and study its effectiveness. The descriptive and case study research methods were applied on a sample of 807 male students, age 5 to 18 to test the efficacy of the model. Several instruments, including The Saudi Mental Abilities Test,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement, Creative Thinking
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Mudrak, Jiri – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
This paper attempts to explain, using a multi-case study approach, why some young elite athletes, who have shown extraordinary talent in childhood, leave competitive sport in adolescence. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with five young elite athletes who decided to withdraw from elite sport. Interview data were analyzed using the…
Descriptors: Interviews, Dropout Research, Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Characteristics
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Ryan, David; Wilson, Joanne – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
A unique talent development project took place in Belfast, Northern Ireland over the autumn (fall) term of 2007 that developed 60 young people from ten diverse schools (Special, Secondary, Grammar, Controlled (state schools) and Catholic Maintained). The project culminated in Manchester on 3 December 2007 when the Young People undertook a journey…
Descriptors: State Schools, Program Descriptions, Athletes, Foreign Countries
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Kleinbok, Ora; Vidergor, Hava – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
The retrospective case study conducted in Israel was aimed at assessing students' and parents' views relating to grade skipping. It sheds light on authentic views and decision-making related to the processes and outcomes of grade skipping. The study sample comprised students (N=5) who had experienced grade skipping at different stages in their…
Descriptors: Interviews, Foreign Countries, Instructional Program Divisions, Acceleration (Education)
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Bugaj, Stephen J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
Though targeted for governmental reform since 2002, services envisioned for gifted and talented students have not materialized in Japan. From the perspective of his personal experience as a Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund participant in 2005 and an extensive review of available literature and contacts with the Japanese Ministry of Education,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences