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Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
The emotions experienced by teachers while teaching is a relatively unexplored avenue of research. One teacher, Alex, was studied using phenomenological interviews and participant observation to understand the emotions he experienced while teaching in a special program for gifted and talented children. Data were analyzed using inductive…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Emotional Response, Academically Gifted, Phenomenology
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Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
Although a general understanding of the phenomenon of giftedness is evident in the literature, missing is a body of information on the thoughts and actions of gifted persons in those situations that we suspect influence the emergence of extraordinary accomplishment. In this article I propose a change in direction for the study of the advanced…
Descriptors: Gifted, High Achievement, Theories, Individual Development
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Cross, Tracy L.; Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
In this article the author's research reports that giftedness is a combination of advanced development and creativity. It is developmental in nature in that it begins as potential (generally in young people), evolves into achievement within recognizable domains during the school years, and becomes increasingly advanced (compared with peers)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Child Development, Adolescent Development
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
Hutcheson, Virginia H.; Tieso, Carol L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This qualitative study used critical ethnography as a theoretical framework to investigate the social coping strategies of gifted and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students in middle and high school. Twelve LGBTQ college students from a selective Southeastern university were interviewed and asked to retrospectively…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Coping, Academically Gifted, Homosexuality
Rollins, Marlon R.; Cross, Tracy L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This study examined the psychological changes that 272 students experienced while attending a residential school for gifted adolescents in the Midwest. This article shares the quantitative portion of a mixed-methods study. Outcome measurement data from the Youth Outcome Questionnaire Self-Report 2.0 (YOQ-SR) tracked students' level of…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Academically Gifted, Residential Schools, Mixed Methods Research
Gubbels, Joyce; Segers, Eliane; Verhoeven, Ludo – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
In most industrialized societies, the regular educational system does not meet the educational needs of gifted pupils, causing a lag in their school achievement. One way in which more challenge can be provided to gifted children is with an enrichment program. In the present study, cognitive, socioemotional, and attitudinal effects of a triarchic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Children, Elementary School Students
Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Jarvis, Jane M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
The underrepresentation of ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged students in gifted education must be understood in terms of broader school contexts and practices. This qualitative study investigated how teachers and schools contributed to the academic success of minority students of high potential from economically disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Minority Groups, Academic Achievement, Disproportionate Representation
Mammadov, Sakhavat; Topçu, Abdullah – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This qualitative inquiry presents the case study of five gifted eighth-grade students who engaged in an e-mentoring project in mathematics. The study reported in this article investigated the role of e-mentoring in gifted students' academic life. Three themes predominated in the collected data were (a) motivation, (b) effective communication and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Gifted, Mathematics Education, Qualitative Research
Jones, Brent M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
An exploratory study of applicants who rejected admission to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is described in this article. TAMS is a residential early college entry program at the University of North Texas in Denton. Up to 600 mathematically talented sophomores apply to TAMS each year and among the 200 selectees, a predictable…
Descriptors: High School Students, STEM Education, Academically Gifted, Mathematics
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Dixon, Felicia A.; Yssel, Nina; McConnell, John M.; Hardin, Travis – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
Teachers often struggle to provide all students access to specific learning activities that work best for them--and what works best for some students will not work for others. Differentiating instruction makes sense because it offers different paths to understanding content, process, and products, considering what is appropriate given a child's…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Heterogeneous Grouping
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This study developed and empirically tested two related models of the occupational/career decision-making processes of gifted adolescents using a competing models strategy. The two models that guided the study, which acknowledged cultural orientations, social influences from the family, occupational/career values, and characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Adolescents, Career Choice
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Matsko, Vince; Thomas, Jerald – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
The purpose of this exploratory study was to assess the effect of a novel approach to mathematics instruction on gifted high school students' engagement, motivation, and metacognition. Participants in this study included gifted students who were enrolled in a 3-year, residential, specialized mathematics and science high school. Rather than respond…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students, Residential Schools
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Coleman, Laurence J.; Cross, Tracy L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
The paper explores the question of how gifted and talented adolescents experience being gifted in high school. Fifteen subjects were interviewed twice while attending a special summer program in order to answer this general question. The data were analyzed and interpreted using a set of research questions which postulated that the subjects would…
Descriptors: Gifted, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Talent
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Cross, Tracy L.; Coleman, Laurence J.; Terhaar-Yonkers, Marge – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
A study of the effects of schooling on the social cognition of gifted adolescents is reported. A student attitude questionnaire (SAQ) exploring the cognitive behavioral strategies utilized to manage the stigma of giftedness was developed after conducting phenomenological interviews of fifteen gifted adolescents attending the Tennessee Governor's…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Social Cognition, Social Bias, Questionnaires
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