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Steenbergen-Hu, Saiying; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
In this study, we conducted binary logistic regression on survey data collected from 244 past participants of a Talent Search program who attended regular high schools but supplemented their regular high school education with enriched or accelerated math and science learning activities. The participants completed an online survey 4 to 6 years…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, STEM Education, Educational Experience, Interests
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Kaul, Corina R.; Johnsen, Susan K.; Saxon, Terrill F.; Witte, Mary M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
"Overlooked gems" is the term used in gifted education to describe high-potential, low-income students who are unable to excel because of significant barriers in their homes, environments, and educational systems. To address these barriers, educators have offered enrichment and other types of talent development programs to this at-risk…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Enrichment Activities
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Gallagher, James J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
The classroom, with its complex social structure and kaleidoscope of cognitive and phycho-sociological variables, has not often been the object of serious research. Content area specialists have concentrated on the sequential organization of materials and have left the direct applications of these materials, either to the intuitive strategies of…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Academically Gifted, Teacher Effectiveness
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Herche, Paul – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
Through Project IMPACT and other programs, the state of Illinois is moving toward the provision of a complete network of educational services which are differentiated in relation to gifted students' needs. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Gifted, Program Descriptions, Special Programs
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Avery, Linda Diane; Bartolini, Leandro – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
Among the findings were that the number of administrators receiving in-service training was relatively low, that programs emphasized identification in the areas of general intellectual ability and specific academic aptitude over other areas of giftedness, and that generally more districts identified children as gifted in the middle grades.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Identification, Inservice Education, Program Descriptions
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Ford, Barbara G.; Ellis, Joseph R. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
Two groups of educators in the state of Illinois--those involved in career education and those involved with gifted and talented students--were surveyed regarding career education provisions for gifted and talented students in the state. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Career Education, Gifted, Secondary Education, State Surveys