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Walker, Cheryl L.; Shore, Bruce M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
There has been a longstanding assumption that gifted, high-ability, or high-performing students prefer working alone; however, this may not be true in every case. The current study expanded on this assumption to reveal more nuanced learning preferences of these students. Sixty-nine high-performing and community-school students in Grades 5 and 6…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, High Achievement, Preferences, Learning Processes
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Heinbokel, Annette – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The aim of the present study is to assess and document the experiences of schools, parents, adolescents, and, finally, adults with grade skipping in Germany to form recommendations for handling this type of acceleration. This article is based on three studies on grade skipping; two studies conducted in schools in Lower Saxony, Germany, spanned the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Kahveci, Nihat Gürel; Akgül, Savas – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study provides elementary gifted and talented students: Social Studies, Math, Turkish, Science, and Foreign Language courses in terms of differentiation, challenging activities and classroom climate. Research studies contend the significance of differentiation, challenging curriculum and instruction, suitable classroom climate to provide…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Individualized Instruction
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Hirça, Necati – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study examines the effect of a summer science camp involved in explicit-reflective Nature of Science (NOS) instruction on Turkish gifted students' views of NOS. During the teaching intervention, six experienced faculties and two teachers taught six explicit-reflective NOS activities (90 minutes per day through a seven-day period) to 30 gifted…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Foreign Countries, Gifted
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Kwan, Anderson C. K.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The authors report on the implementation of an enrichment programme titled "Mathematics in the Workplace" for mathematically talented students, aged 8 to 12 years, who were studying in Primary 3 to Primary 6 classes in Hong Kong. The aim of the pilot programme was to enable gifted learners to make connections between mathematics and its…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4
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David, Hanna; Gil, Mali; Raviv, Idit – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
A most common belief is that giftedness is the cause of problems in sibling relationships when the family is "mixed", has at least one gifted child, and at least one non-gifted one. This belief has been accepted not only by parents and educators of the gifted, but also by researchers in the area of gifted education in general and…
Descriptors: Siblings, Academically Gifted, Enrichment Activities, Sibling Relationship
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Aljughaiman, Abdullah; Tan, Mei – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study seeks to identify the extent of anxiety among gifted girls in Saudi Arabia and, further, to determine whether differences in anxiety levels exist according to grade. The study sample consisted of 66 female 6th and 7th graders, 11 to 14 years old, attending public school enrichment programs for gifted students in Jeddah Province, Saudi…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries