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Peterson, Jean Sunde; Jen, Enyi – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
The Peterson Proactive Developmental Attention (PPDA) model offers a framework for affective curriculum for gifted children and adolescents and for both formal or informal interaction with individuals. The model was developed in authentic clinical and educational settings in response to perceived needs but was also informed by considerable…
Descriptors: Models, Gifted, Guidelines, Informal Education
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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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Ziegler, Albert; Chandler, Kimberley L.; Vialle, Wilma; Stoeger, Heidrun – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Based on the Actiotope Model of Giftedness, this article introduces a learning-resource-oriented approach for gifted education. It provides a comprehensive categorization of learning resources, including five exogenous learning resources termed "educational capital" and five endogenous learning resources termed "learning…
Descriptors: Models, Gifted, Talent, Talent Development
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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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Coleman, Laurence J.; Micko, Karen J.; Cross, Tracy L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
Through a synthesis of 25 years worth of studies concerning the lived experience of children who are gifted and talented within the context of school, a more comprehensive picture can be presented. The intent is to provide information for teachers, parents, administrators, and psychologists to better understand and support advanced development.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Academically Gifted, Student Experience, Phenomenology
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Gallagher, James J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
Psychologists show great curiosity about the world and human behavior. They are forever asking Why? Or What? Or How? about various aspects of human behavior. It is no surprise, therefore, that they respond enthusiastically to some of the questions surrounding the behavior of those labeled as gifted and talented in our society. As will be seen in…
Descriptors: Psychology, Psychologists, Gifted, Student Behavior
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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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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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Ronksley-Pavia, Michelle – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
The literature on twice-exceptionality suggests one of the main problems facing twice-exceptional children is that there is no consensus on the definition of the terms "disability" or "giftedness" and, consequently, the term "twice-exceptional". Endeavoring to define these specific terms loops back on itself to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Disabilities, Comorbidity, Children
Pelchar, Taylor K.; Bain, Sherry K. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
We examined rates of bullying and victimization among children identified as gifted who were in transition from elementary to middle school in a Southern U.S. school district. We also investigated levels of distress associated with bullying and victimization. Our results indicated that the fourth graders, before transition to middle school,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students
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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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Casey, Ronald; Koshy, Valsa – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
In 1999, the British government launched an education program for gifted and talented pupils as part of its Excellence in Cities initiative (EiC) that was initially designed to raise the educational achievement of very able pupils in state-maintained secondary schools in inner-city areas. Although some activities targeting gifted children had…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Action Research, Special Education
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O'Reilly, Colm – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
This article will outline the current status of gifted education in Ireland. To fully understand the picture, one needs to look at the history of the Irish education system and how educational decisions are made in the country. Political climate is often an important factor in how people view special education programs and Ireland is no different…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Politics of Education
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