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Kanter, Steve – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1982
One hundred and seventy-four sixth graders were tested to determine the relationship between daydreaming frequency and different measures of creativity. The results suggested that frequent daydreamers are slow in response production, weak in verbal creativity, but gifted in visual creative abilities. (Author)
Descriptors: Creativity, Divergent Thinking, Fantasy, Gifted
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Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1981
Drs. Camilla Parson Benbow and Julian C. Stanley of the Johns Hopkins University Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth discuss the question of whether there are sex differences in mathematical reasoning ability. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academically Gifted, Junior High Schools, Longitudinal Studies
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Wolf, Joan; Gygi, Janice – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1981
Many gifted learning disabled (LD) students are identified by their handicapping condition rather than by their giftedness. Some suggestions for dealing with these students include providing opportunities for concentration on strengths as well as weaknesses and finding ways to circumvent the specific disability so that enrichment can take place.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Student Problems, Talent
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Mourad, Salah A.; Torrance, E. Paul – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale (SDLRS) was administered to 684 gifted students (grades 5 through 12) selected from 1,500 students enrolled in the Future Problem Solving for Gifted/Talented Students Program. Teachers rated 569 gifted students on a teacher rating scale (TRS) for students' abilities, skills, and motivations required for…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research, Gifted, Independent Study
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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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Leaverton, Lloyd; Herzog, Steve – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
A survey was made of 113 gifted elementary school students in the city of Chicago regarding their overall adjustment and the extent of involvement in public school gifted programs. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Counseling, Elementary Education, Emotional Adjustment
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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
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Karnes, Merle B. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The article describes the three-year development/demonstration phase of a project for gifted/talented handicapped children, known as RAPYHT (Retrieval and Acceleration of Promising Young Handicapped and Talented). (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Educational Diagnosis, Gifted, Handicapped Children, Identification
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Dearborn, Patricia – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The article, directed primarily at creative writing teachers of gifted students grades 3 through 12, explores the use of the personal journal as a means for capturing creative visual images and describing those images through the written word. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Child Development, Chronicles, Creative Writing, Developmental Stages
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Dixon, John – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The article discusses the need to control for fluency (the number of test items completed) in originality scores from the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Creativity, Creativity Tests, Gifted, Test Interpretation
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Tittle, Bess – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The article presents a detailed description of a process for identifying culturally different gifted children. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Gifted, Identification, Methods
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Guy, Muriel E. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
A survey was made of introductory gifted education textbooks used by 14 American colleges and universities awarding higher degrees in gifted education. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Colleges, Gifted, School Surveys, Teacher Education
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Norton, Kent – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1979
The article discusses the rationale for adopting a seemingly unrelated vehicle, such as cooking, for teaching gifted and other children such diverse subjects as geography, history, and language, and relates this to the concept of synectics (which holds that all subjects are interrelated). (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Cooking Instruction, Creative Teaching, Experiential Learning, Gifted
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Eason, Bobby L.; And Others – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1978
The article presents techniques for teaching gifted children with the clumsy child syndrome. (Author/SBH)
Descriptors: Gifted, Learning Activities, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Perceptual Motor Learning
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