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Baum, Ingrid Rita; Baumann, Nicola – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
Theories of creativity and empirical evidence have highlighted the importance of autonomy as a motivational source of creativity. However, we know little about the relationship between the implicit autonomy motive and creativity. Using a multi-method multi-informant design, we investigated the relationship between implicit autonomy motives and…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Creativity, Innovation, Adolescents
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Riley, Tracy; Webber, Melinda; Sylva, Katrina – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
The REAPS model is a teaching and learning model that places students in real-world problem solving, engaging students in active learning. The Ruamano Project was funded by the Teacher Led Innovation Fund, a New Zealand Ministry of Education initiative that supports teams of teachers to develop innovative practices for improving learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Program Descriptions
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Lo, Cecilia C.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This small-scale exploratory study in Hong Kong investigated the coping strategies used by three Chinese gifted students with a learning disability. Information was also obtained on their perceived sources of general support for learning. A narrative inquiry method was used to obtain and analyze data. Interviews took place with two gifted students…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Coping
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Karsenty, Ronnie – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
Teaching mathematically gifted students is a challenging pursuit, especially at the secondary level. However, characterizing teachers who can successfully meet this challenge has so far been scarcely addressed directly. In this paper, elements of the desired profile of such teachers are extracted from the general literature on mathematical…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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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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Bugaj, Stephen J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The US Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a federal agency that provides educational services to military dependents in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Perhaps due to its restricted audience, the general public has limited knowledge of DoDEA services; moreover, empirical information about these services…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Academically Gifted, Access to Education, Public Schools
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Vidergor, Hava E. – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
Persson's (2012a) target article calls for a cultural sensitive research paradigm in the science of giftedness. It charts the potential threats to research validity affected by cultural bias having implications on study and practice in gifted education. The eight recommendations heading under: (1) mindset and habits; (2) research skills; and (3)…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teacher Certification, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Background
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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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Vidergor, Hava; Reiter, Shunit – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
The study was aimed at assessing gifted students' satisfaction with school. The research sample comprised 229 Israeli elementary and junior high school gifted students, studying in separate classrooms, pullout programmes and pullout programme dropouts, and 140 regular students studying at the same schools. Satisfaction was measured using a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Dropouts, Teaching Methods