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Kerr, Barbara A.; Birdnow, Maxwell; Hallaert, Jenelle; Alexander, Keely; Malmsten, Robyn; Stull, Olivia; Wright, J. D.; Lucas, Brittany; Swanson, Rachel; Claiborn, Grace J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This comprehensive literature review (CLR) is an analysis and synthesis of literature, observations, interviews, and artifacts as a means to answer the question, "Why is Iceland so innovative?" Iceland is considered by international indices as a leading nation in innovation in many fields, including design, music, art, and literature. A…
Descriptors: Observation, Interviews, Graduate Students, Counselor Training
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Karami, Sareh; Ghahremani, Mehdi – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
Using a grounded theory approach to the study of historical texts and an expert interview, this study investigates culturally embedded conceptions of giftedness as evidenced in one of the most important Iranian literary canons, "The Gulistan", to guide the development of education and programming for gifted and talented students in Iran.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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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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Wu, I-Chen; Pease, Randal; Maker, C. June – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore 42 elementary students' perceptions of their experiences while they were engaging in a class in which the Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving (REAPS) model was used. A qualitative study was conducted to analyze their responses. Individual interviews and artifacts were collected and analyzed. Themes…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Student Experience, Learner Engagement
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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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Hicheri, Ida Gennari-El; Caroff, Xavier; Paroche, Pauline; Chemolle, Elise; Lubart, Todd – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
In a time of economic turmoil, finding executive managers with high potential is increasingly important in the business world. Structural constraints (such as flexibility and reactivity linked to constant environmental change), and demographic trends (such as replacement of leaders who retire) are two challenges, among others, that companies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent Development, Talent, Talent Identification
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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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Al-Hroub, Anies – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This research takes mathematics as a model for investigating the definitions, identification, classification and characteristics of a group of gifted student related to the notion of "dual-exceptionality". An extensive process using qualitative and quantitative methods was conducted by a multidisciplinary team to develop and implement a…
Descriptors: Talent Identification, Academically Gifted, Comorbidity, Learning Problems
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Saunders-Stewart, Katie S.; Walker, Cheryl L.; Shore, Bruce M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
Although an abundance of information exists concerning advantages and disadvantages of certain grouping arrangements with highly able students in classroom settings, little research has focused on gifted children's parents' and teachers' opinions of group work. The present study explored potential differences between these opinions. Parents (n=…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods
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Phelps, Connie – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In "A Quality of Giftedness," Professor Joan Freeman reflects upon her long career working as a psychologist in England with gifted children. She gives particular attention to observations gained during the most recent analysis of her longitudinal study that was published in 2010 as Gifted Lives. This work provides an in-depth look at 20…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Longitudinal Studies, Interviews
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Van Deur, Penny – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
Despite the connection between independent learning and gifted students, little is known of the views these students hold about the process of being self-directed learners. This interview study examined views of ten gifted elementary school students in South Australia about Self-Directed Learning. The interview responses showed that these gifted…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Investigations, Independent Study, Academically Gifted
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Zbainos, Dimitrios; Kyritsi, Anastasia – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
This article presents one of the few recent attempts to investigate aspects of motivation of Greek gifted students. This effort is particularly challenging since gifted education in Greece is a nonexistent concept, and any study of Greek gifted students has to overcome obstacles related to definition, location and identification of gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, Foreign Countries, Student Motivation
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Vidergor, Hava E.; Eilam, Billie – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The aim of the present study was to assess Israeli certification program for teachers of gifted taking its initial steps in 5 locations. Research sample comprised 40 stakeholders. Goodlad's model of curriculum transformation constituted a framework for describing the various programs as they change from the Ministry to the teachers studying them.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Program Design, Gifted, Teacher Certification
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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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Kronborg, Leonie – Gifted and Talented International, 2010
The lives of ten eminent Australian women across seven talent domains were explored for factors that contributed to the development of their talent. Nine themes and related sub-themes emerged that were linked to the Model of Adult Female Talent Development (MAFTD) developed by Noble, Subotnik & Arnold (1996, 1999). Results provided support for…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Development, Foreign Countries, Performance Factors
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