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Hu, Hongliang – Roeper Review, 2019
This article explores how resilience draws upon positive individual, social, contextual, and cultural variables and buffers gifted children from the harmful impact of their psychosocial and emotional needs. Its purpose is to consider building resilience in gifted children and advocating the resilience curriculum requirement for their unique social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Resilience (Psychology), Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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Dare, Lynn; Nowicki, Elizabeth Agnes – Roeper Review, 2015
Twice-exceptional students have high abilities and coexisting learning difficulties. Abilities and difficulties tend to mask each other, and these underidentified students often struggle in school and express their frustrations at home. However, few studies have examined how parents experience the identification of their children's multiple…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities
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Gaztambide-Fernandez, Ruben A.; Saifer, Adam; Desai, Chandni – Roeper Review, 2013
Attention has been drawn to the persistent underrepresentation of underserved populations in gifted education programs. Though a small number of working-class students, students of color, recent immigrants, and students with limited English proficiency attend these programs, access to gifted education remains closely linked to White and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Art Education, Advantaged
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2011
This article presents an interview with David W. Chan, founding director of the Program for the Gifted and Talented at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chan has worked at the university for nearly 30 years, first in the Department of Psychiatry and then in the Department of Educational Psychology. Currently, he is also an adjunct professor of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Recognition (Achievement), Reputation
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Gagne, Francoys; Gagnier, Nadia – Roeper Review, 2004
How well do early school entrants adjust socio-affectively when compared to their regularly admitted peers? Despite numerous publications on the subject, much controversy remains, mainly because of methodologically fragile studies. To assess the impact of a new early entrance policy in Quebec, 36 kindergarten and 42 Grade 2 teachers who had at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Integration, Gifted, Academic Achievement
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Yewchuk, Carolyn R.; Schlosser, Grace A. – Roeper Review, 1996
This study compared differences between 72 eminent Canadian women who reported close sibling relationships and 72 similar women who reported no close sibling relationships. Those with close siblings expressed their responsibility within the relationship and rivalry within the sibship. Those not close to siblings often blamed this on age…
Descriptors: Adults, Competition, Family Characteristics, Females
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Kolesinski, Mary T.; Leroux, Janice A. – Roeper Review, 1992
This article compares how French-English and Spanish-English gifted students are selected and educated in Ontario, Canada, and southern Texas. Noted are different primary goals such as developing French proficiency at the expense of other skills (the Canadian program) and developing English proficiency at the expense of native Spanish (the Texas…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Gifted
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Schlosser, Grace A.; Yewchuck, Carolyn R. – Roeper Review, 1998
This study of 197 eminent Canadian women on the dynamics of their childhood families, investigated their perceptions of having a special status or role. Over three-quarters indicated they were considered special within their families. They attributed it to their birth order, scholastic achievement, condition of health, or display of talents.…
Descriptors: Adults, Child Role, Family Relationship, Females
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Bees, Corinne – Roeper Review, 1998
Describes the GOLD program, a successful model for teaching gifted adolescents with learning disabilities which includes both resource-room support and enrichment. The curriculum includes teaching about learning disabilities, self-advocacy, critical thinking, word processing, communication skills, and ethics. Time is provided for remedial and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design
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Matthews, Dona J. – Roeper Review, 1997
A study of 348 Canadian students (grades 6-8) identified as gifted by domain-general criteria, investigated whether the students would score at similar levels on linguistic, logical/mathematical, and social/emotional measures or whether their scores would indicate domain-differentiated patterns of development. Results indicate the students had…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Emotional Development, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Sullenger, Karen; Cashion, Marie; Ball, Marilyn – Roeper Review, 1997
Describes a three-week, six credit, summer institute in New Brunswick designed to expose preservice teachers to the evolving understandings of giftedness and gifted learners. A survey of 25 participants indicates the institute was most successful in changing teachers awareness of giftedness and recognizing gifted learners' needs. (CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Gagne, Francoys; And Others – Roeper Review, 1993
Of 341 adults, half estimated the incidence of giftedness in Quebecers and half estimated the incidence of talent, and reported on differences between being gifted and being talented. The average estimate for talented persons was 36%, with 17% for gifted persons; the perceived discrepancy was the same even for those respondents who judged the two…
Descriptors: Adults, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Incidence
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Yewchuk, Carolyn R.; Schlosser, Grace A. – Roeper Review, 1995
Eminent Canadian women (n=197) provided their perceptions of their parents' characteristics. The women generally saw their parents as encouraging, supportive, achievement-oriented, and not particularly controlling. Most identified their mother as the most influential person in their lives. Results support the idea that there are multiple pathways…
Descriptors: Adults, Family Environment, Females, Foreign Countries
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LaFrance, Edith B. – Roeper Review, 1994
Interviews with 30 Ontario (Canada) elementary teachers revealed that teachers were aware of many characteristics of gifted, learning-disabled (LD), and gifted LD children and were aware of similarities in cognitive and creative abilities in gifted and gifted LD children. They were less aware of creative thinking characteristics of LD children.…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted