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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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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Chessman, Angela – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study seeks to investigate the body of literature generated in the Australasian Journal of Gifted Education from the establishment of the journal in 1992 until 2013, focusing on the research field in order to understand its research foci, the rigor of research generated, and how events in the Australian context can influence the type of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Educational Research, Educational History
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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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Simpson, Joanna – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore gifted alumni perceptions of how participating in an Enrichment Seminar course met their socioemotional needs as they related to identity formation, and whether or not their academic achievement was influenced. The researcher used interviews, narrative questions, and surveys to gather data.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Seminars, Enrichment Activities
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Bicknell, Brenda; Riley, Tracy – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study addresses school transition in New Zealand for 15 students identified as mathematically gifted and talented. The findings are drawn from a two-year study that included student, parent, and teacher perspectives, and an examination of school policies, programs, and practices. Students felt well prepared for the transition although not all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Skills, Longitudinal Studies
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Gallagher, Selena; Smith, Susen; Merrotsy, Peter – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This qualitative multi-site case study sought to examine the current educational provisions in place for intellectually gifted primary school students in Queensland, and to consider the attitudes and perceptions of a range of different stakeholders, including teachers, parents and students. The perspectives of students towards their school and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries
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Gallagher, Selena; Smith, Susen R.; Merrotsy, Peter – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
This qualitative multi-site case study sought to examine the current educational provisions in place for intellectually gifted primary school students in Queensland and to consider how the beliefs and attitudes of primary school stakeholders were reflected in the production of their school gifted education policies. Attitudes and perceptions of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Ideology, Ability Grouping, Emotional Development
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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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Sharma, Jyoti – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
There is clear research-based evidence suggesting the mathematical gifts of children are not appropriately nurtured. Practices associated with the standard core curriculum renders them frustrated and bored. This paper represents an attempt to echo the voices of these children in order for their needs to be more properly met. It is based on a…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Gifted, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education
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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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Wu, Echo H.; Hertberg-Davis, Holly – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This paper illustrates a case study on two Chinese American families with gifted children, and the major topic focuses on the influence of parenting beliefs and practices on children's talent development. In-depth interviews were employed to collect data from the Chinese parents who lived in America, and research questions include the daily…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Chinese Americans
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Khaleefa, Omar – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
Although many studies have been conducted in the West regarding child prodigies, no such studies have taken place in indigenous Arab cultures--particularly not in Sudan. The present study attempts to bridge the existing gap in this area by focusing on a Sudanese child prodigy with extraordinary inclination towards astronomy. It is a qualitative…
Descriptors: Gifted, Identification, Astronomy, 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)
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Shavinina, Larisa V. – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
Although successful entrepreneurship is important for the economic prosperity of any society, one should acknowledge that entrepreneurial giftedness is terra incognita from a research viewpoint. This article analyzes early manifestations of entrepreneurial giftedness in the cases of Richard Branson, Michael Dell, and Bill Gates and thus opens a…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Change Agents, Ability Identification, Child Development
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Coates, David; Thompson, Wendy; Shimmin, Andrew – Gifted and Talented International, 2008
Recognising and nurturing giftedness in young children presents an important challenge to educators. This study sets out to identify and support gifted children through the provision of a rich learning environment in the Nursery (Kindergarten) setting. Practitioners in the Nursery aimed to provide cognitively challenging activities appropriate to…
Descriptors: Gifted, Childhood Interests, Kindergarten, Educational Environment