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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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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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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)