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Bell, Sherry Mee; Taylor, Emily P.; McCallum, R. Steve; Coles, Jeremy T.; Hays, Elizabeth – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
From a sample of 1,242 third graders, prospective twice-exceptional students were selected using reading and math curriculum-based measures (CBMs), routinely used in Response to Intervention (RtI). These prospective twice-exceptional students were compared with non-twice-exceptional peers with similar strengths in either math or reading on CBMs…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Comorbidity, Academically Gifted
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Sarouphim, Ketty M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
The purpose of this article is to shed light on the state of gifted education in Lebanon and to describe the efforts underway to establish programs for gifted learners in the country. The article starts with a description of the Lebanese system of education followed by research conducted in Lebanon on an instrument called Discovering Intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Minority Group Students
Romanoff, Brenda S.; Algozzine, Bob; Nielson, Aleene B. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2009
The identification of students who are gifted traditionally has been grounded in criteria with an emphasis on unitary measures of intellectual ability. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the performance of elementary school children in a Southeastern state identified as gifted using an assessment process based on MI theory, the Problem…
Descriptors: African American Students, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Tests, Talent Identification
Sarouphim, Ketty M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of DISCOVER, a performance- based assessment in identifying gifted Lebanese students. The sample consisted of 248 students (121 boys, 127 girls) from Grades 3-5 at two private schools in Beirut, Lebanon. Students were administered DISCOVER and the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Private Schools, Academically Gifted, Performance Based Assessment
Makel, Matthew C. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2009
Questionnaires were given to students prior to testing for giftedness to assess how the gifted identification process changes attitudes toward gifted programs and parent-child relationships. After those identified as gifted had been participating in a pullout gifted program for one semester, another questionnaire was administered to all original…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Identification, Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes