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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2019
This article offers interview responses from Thomas Hébert, a professor of gifted and talented education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. Hébert was previously a faculty member at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. He has more than a decade of K-12 classroom experiences working with gifted…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2019
This article provides responses from academic neurologist Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad to questions posed by Don Ambrose. After moving from Iran to the United States in 1984, Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad attended The Roeper School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for high school. He studied physics as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. After…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Medical Research, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2019
This article presents an interview with Dr. Kirsi Tirri, Professor of Education and Research Director in the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland. She also is a visiting Professor at St. John's University, New York, USA. Tirri served as President of the ECHA (European Council for High Ability) from…
Descriptors: Gifted, Interviews, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2019
This article presents an interview with Christie Henry. She joined Princeton University Press as Director in 2017, from the University of Chicago Press where she was editorial director for sciences, social sciences, and reference publishing. She is a long-term leader in the world of university publishing, and has held a number of community roles,…
Descriptors: University Presses, Publishing Industry, Scholarship, Expertise
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2018
Julia Link Roberts is the Mahurin Professor of Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University (WKU) and the executive director of The Center for Gifted Studies and The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. Dr. Roberts is the president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children; current past-president of The Association…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Needs Students, Individualized Instruction, Leadership Role
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2018
Ted Dintersmith's efforts to give young adults the skills and characteristics they need to be successful span film, written publications, and talks--all directed at advocating for a school system that prepares kids for life, not standardized tests. Among his film work, Dintersmith executive produced "Most Likely to Succeed" (Dintersmith…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Films
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2018
Sally Reis's research interests are related to talent development in all children as well as special populations of gifted and talented students, including students with learning disabilities, gifted females, and diverse groups of talented students who are often underserved. She is also interested in extensions of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Enrichment
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2017
Dr. Michael S. Matthews is professor and director of the Academically & Intellectually Gifted graduate programs at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is incoming Coeditor of the "Gifted Child Quarterly" and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children. Dr. Matthews also currently…
Descriptors: Gifted, Global Approach, Interviews, Profiles
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2017
Yong Zhao is Foundations Distinguished Professor in the School of Education with an appointment in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. Prior to joining KU, he served as the Presidential Chair, Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education, and Associate Dean in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Innovation, Global Approach, Competition
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Tirri, Kirsi – Roeper Review, 2017
In this response, I emphasize the importance of teacher education for making changes in identifying the gifted. As a European scholar and teacher educator, I reflect on Dr. Sternberg's ideas. Educating for a growth mindset in learning is crucial for the development of creativity and risk taking. Teachers also need a clear goal for gifted education…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies
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Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl – Roeper Review, 2017
In this response to Sternberg's article, "ACCEL: A New Model for Identifying the Gifted," we agree that IQ testing may have outlasted its usefulness as an identification tool for gifted students. The field's commitment to an imperfect formula has neglected the evolution of offerings in schools and theoretical underpinnings that are…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests, Standardized Tests, Gifted
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Dai, David Yun; Cheng, Huai – Roeper Review, 2017
In this response to Sternberg's (2017) feature article in this special issue, we identify and define a kind of closed-minded, dogmatic, self-serving thinking that is nowadays quite prevalent around the world but counterproductive in solving many social problems. We argue that overcoming such a mindset takes wisdom and creativity. We present some…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
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Sternberg, Robert J. – Roeper Review, 2017
In this essay, I respond to commentators on my article on the Active Concerned Citizenship and Ethical Leadership (ACCEL) model for understanding giftedness. I cover a number of topics that arose in or out of the commentaries, in particular, systems inertia; toxic leadership; teaching for creativity; flight from reality; the role of science,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Creativity, STEM Education, Ethics
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Persson, Roland S. – Roeper Review, 2017
This article is a theoretical commentary to Robert J. Sternberg's Active Concerned Citizenship and Ethical Leadership (ACCEL) model as published in the "Roeper Review." Though the proposed model is attractive and a formidable attempt to reform education in a politically and economically turbulent world that all too often ignores ethics…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Gifted, Educational Policy, Talent
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Sriraman, Bharath – Roeper Review, 2017
Sternberg (2017) summarizes the history of identification of giftedness in the 20th century and presents a case for the shortcomings of measures such as IQ for problem-solving skills required in the 21st century. The Active Concerned Citizenship and Ethical Leadership (ACCEL) model is proposed to replace the outdated construct of IQ, particularly…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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