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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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Alhusaini, Abdulnasser A.; Maker, C. June – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine students' creativity when writing open-ended stories--across ethnicity, gender, and grades. Participants were 139 students, including 67 males and 72 females, from urban and rural areas of the southwestern United States. The students were in third, fourth, and fifth grades and included three ethnicities:…
Descriptors: Creativity, Writing (Composition), Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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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