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Stevenson, Harold W.; And Others – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1993
Analysis of both cross-sectional and longitudinal data from five studies on the academic achievement and cognitive abilities of the top 10% and the most average 10% of students in grades 1, 5, and 11 found high-ability Asian students outperformed high-ability U.S. students in mathematics but not in reading. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Ability, Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stevenson, Harold W.; And Others – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1994
This article examines East Asian societies' response to students who are gifted academically or talented in the arts, music, or sports, focusing on educational practices in China, Taiwan, and Japan. The study concludes that establishment of gifted education programs is not determined by economic development level or school quality but by the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Educational Methods