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Pandya, Samta P. – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
Based on a single-group one-year long evaluation study with 1,625 gifted children aged from 225 schools in 15 cities, this article examines whether participation in a spiritual education program increases their emotional intelligence. Results showed that gifted children's emotional intelligence scores were higher post--spiritual education program…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Development, Program Effectiveness
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Abeysekera, Indra – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The limited literature on the gifted and talented in university education reveals the importance of investigating relevant issues and directions, given that this human resource should be nurtured for both individual and national development. This review investigates issues relating to definitions, methodologies, and theoretical interpretations,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Fung, Joyce J. Y.; Yuen, Mantak; Yuen, Allan H. K. – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This article reviews relevant literature that addresses the issue of self-regulated online mathematics learning for mathematically gifted students. The definition of self-regulated learning is explored, together with a discussion of its important role in online mathematics education. The evidence strongly supports the value of online learning as a…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Electronic Learning, Mathematics Education, Academically Gifted
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Besançon, Maud – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
In this article, conceptions of creativity in giftedness and their implications for education are reviewed. First, the definition of giftedness is examined taking into consideration the difference between intellectual giftedness and creative giftedness and the difference between potential and talent. Second, the nature of creativity based on the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Gifted, Definitions, Intellectual Development
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Campbell, R. J.; Smith, L. Mazzoli – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
Campbell and Mazzoli Smith state that it is rare to find two articles, linked, as they are by concerns with both giftedness and the limits of objectivity, so different in style, in degree of cognitive challenge, and in extent of tentativeness, as those by Professor Freeman and Professor Persson in the two issues of "Gifted and Talented…
Descriptors: Gifted, Misconceptions, Educational Quality
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Martin, Lee; Dy, Angela Martinez – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
The presence or absence of qualities such as integrity and compassion are vital to the human condition. They can be experienced regularly or rarely and their causal consequences on, for example, motivation in the workplace can be strikingly obvious. Yet these important qualities can often be elusive to scientific investigation. In her article,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Personality Traits, Gifted
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Anchan, John P. – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this response to "A Quality of Giftedness," ("Gifted and Talented International" v27 n2 p13-71 2012) by Prof. Dr. Joan Freeman, John Anchan comments that Freeman's article raises a number of issues that challenge conventional train of thoughts. It is all about why one person can train endlessly and yet, never keep a tune,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Personality Traits, Personality Theories, Individual Differences
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Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this commentary on Professor Joan Freeman's "A Quality of Giftedness," (Gifted and Talented International" v27 n2 p 13-71 2012), Rhoda Myra Garces-Bacsal applauds Professor Freeman's capacity to translate what is commonly a pedantic and boring academic treatise to a vibrant and timely article that demonstrates how "ivory…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational Psychology, Educational Practices, Talent Development
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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Valdez, Gilbert – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this commentary on "A Quality of Giftedness," ("Gifted and Talented International," v27 n2 p13-71 2012), by Dr. Joan Freeman, Michael F. Shaughnessy and Gilbert Valdez recognize that those working with gifted populations have all encountered an intangible, ephemeral aspect that is often quite difficult to describe, harder…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Development, Creativity, Personality Traits
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Gallagher, James – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this commentary, James Gallagher states that there is a point where Joan Freeman's discussion in "A Quality of Giftedness" departs from established knowledge regarding gifted students. She opposes acceleration of gifted students because of the social problems and the boys-among-men athletic activities that she notes. In those beliefs…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Talent
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Freeman, Joan – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this article, Joan Freeman responds to this issue's responses to her article, "A Quality of Giftedness." Freeman found much welcome support in the 13 international responses for her proposal suggesting a special quality in some gifted individuals which other gifted individuals do not have. There is considerable agreement that this…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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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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Peters, Scott J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
Practitioners and researchers often review the validity evidence of an instrument before using it for student assessment or in the practice of diagnosing or identifying children with exceptionalities. However, few test manuals present data on instrument measurement equivalence/ invariance or differential item functioning. This information is…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Identification, Measures (Individuals), Validity
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David, Hanna – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
For many decades the issue of "who is to teach the gifted" has been at the center of many teachers-training programs, in many different countries, and in a variety of institutions for higher education. Most experts have agreed that the teacher of the gifted should love teaching, be an interesting person, very knowledgeable, especially in…
Descriptors: Expertise, Schools of Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Academically Gifted
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Vu, Phu – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
This study describes a gifted program and examines issues related to gifted students' profiles and their attitudes towards an English specialized program in Vietnam. The data were collected via an online survey and analyzed through descriptive statistics in order to identify patterns of agreement and disagreement between two groups of 60 current…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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