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Rindermann, Heiner; Ceci, Stephen J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
In 19 (sub)samples from seven countries (United States, Austria, Germany, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Vietnam, Brazil), we analyzed the impact of parental education compared with wealth on the cognitive ability of children (aged 4-22 years, total N = 15,297). The background of their families ranged from poor indigenous remote villagers to academic…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Intelligence
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Ecker-Lyster, Meghan; Niileksela, Christopher – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
For decades, our educational system has been criticized for the limited recruitment and retention of minority students in gifted education programs. Unfortunately, relatively little progress has been made to alleviate these concerns. An examination of the literature on gifted education for underrepresented students reveals a dearth of information…
Descriptors: Gifted, Disproportionate Representation, Mentors, Cultural Pluralism
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Woo, Hongryun; Bang, Na Mi; Cauley, Bridget; Choi, Namok – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
This meta-analysis of five studies examined the effect of school-based intervention programs on psychosocial well-being of gifted racial/ethnic minority students in K-12 school settings. Analyses determined the overall effect sizes for various intervention programs and compared the effect sizes for subgroups by grade (i.e., elementary vs.…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Intervention, Psychological Patterns, Well Being
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Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Hemdan; Kazem, Ali Mahdi; Pfeiffer, Steven; Alzubaidi, Abdul-Qawi; Elwan, Reda Abu; Ambosaidi, Abdullah; Al-Washahi, Mariam; Al-Kharosi, Tarek – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Research suggests that teacher-completed gifted screening scales can reduce undernomination of students with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The purpose of this study was to examine the use of the Gifted Rating Scales-School Form (GRS-S) in the identification of gifted students in Oman. The participants of the study represented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Ability Identification, Talent Identification
Callahan, Carolyn M.; Moon, Tonya R.; Oh, Sarah – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Using three leveled surveys of school district personnel (elementary, middle, and high school), we collected data on the current status of practices and procedures in gifted education across the nation. Results from 1,566 respondents in separate school districts to questions relating to administration (staffing), identification of gifted students,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Zirkel, Perry A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This update of the legislation/regulations and case law specific to pre-K-12 gifted students since a cluster of publications in 2004-2005 primarily focuses on the "gifted alone" category, with only secondary attention to twice-exceptional and other students in the "gifted plus" category. For the gifted-alone category, the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Exceptional Child Research, Educational Legislation, Court Litigation
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Robins, Jennifer H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
The release of the Marland Report in 1972 is often described as a watershed moment in the field of gifted education and remains a touchstone for the field today. The report presented the federal government's formal definition of giftedness and outlined the unique learning needs of gifted students and the challenges faced by these students in U.S.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Research
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Gallagher, James J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
In this article, James J. Gallagher explains, in the context of education, that "civil rights" means the guarantee of equal opportunity and justice for all and the actions taken against those barriers that stand in the way of such equality. How does the issue of civil rights bear on an area of special education such as the education of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Civil Rights, Educational Opportunities, Student Motivation
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Brown, Elissa F.; Garland, Rebecca B. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
In this article, Brown and Garland, reflect on issues raised by James J. Gallagher, such as educational policies helping to create and support an infrastructure within which the needs of students can be addressed. Gallagher felt that a strong federal policy, such as IDEA, was critical to building and maintaining a solid infrastructure. Gallagher…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Policy, Student Needs, Educational Legislation
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Cross, Tracy L.; Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
In this article the author's research reports that giftedness is a combination of advanced development and creativity. It is developmental in nature in that it begins as potential (generally in young people), evolves into achievement within recognizable domains during the school years, and becomes increasingly advanced (compared with peers)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Child Development, Adolescent Development
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Dixon, Felicia A.; Yssel, Nina; McConnell, John M.; Hardin, Travis – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
Teachers often struggle to provide all students access to specific learning activities that work best for them--and what works best for some students will not work for others. Differentiating instruction makes sense because it offers different paths to understanding content, process, and products, considering what is appropriate given a child's…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Heterogeneous Grouping
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VanTassel-Baska, Joyce – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
As the world becomes smaller in a small field like gifted education, cross-cultural research gives us a unique opportunity to understand top students and academic interventions in a deeper way. In this article, the author describes the importance of cross-cultural research as a way to serve gifted children globally. A description of a…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Cross Cultural Studies, Academically Gifted, Gifted
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Landis, Rebecca N.; Reschly, Amy L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
The issue of high school dropout has long concerned policy makers, educational professionals, and the general public. In the gifted literature, this concern is no less pressing. Student engagement is becoming an increasingly discussed construct for conceptualizing the dropout phenomenon and designing appropriate interventions to prevent this…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Dropouts, Underachievement, Student Participation
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Gyarmathy, Eva – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
The article is an overview on the provision of gifted education in Hungary. It describes views and approaches that have been and are present, including beliefs and the official provisions for gifted students. A separate part of the study introduces new innovations in gifted education in Hungary, as well as the research results. A very detailed…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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De Boer, Greet C.; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; Kamphof, Gert – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
In the summer of 2011, the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture, and Science presented a letter to the Cabinet, containing the policy objectives for the education of talented, gifted, and highly gifted students. In action plans for primary, secondary, and higher education, in addition to the development of teacher skills, specific measures were…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Position Papers
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