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Young, Jemimah L.; Young, Jamaal R.; Ford, Donna Y. – Roeper Review, 2019
Gifted girls of color represent a potentially untapped resource for increasing and sustaining a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Girls of color possess unique mathematics and science gifts and talents that can remain unrealized if not addressed before middle school. Culturally responsive STEM…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, STEM Education, Academically Gifted, Females
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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Roeper Review, 2019
Previous studies have not examined the academic emotions experienced by academically high-achieving females with disordered eating. In this qualitative study, 14 academically high-achieving adult females who developed disordered eating in high school were interviewed. A content analysis of the interview transcripts revealed both the academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, High Achievement, Females, Eating Disorders
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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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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Roeper Review, 2018
Research on gifted and high-achieving students has shown that they experience some sources of stress that are different from those experienced by general students. This qualitative case study investigated the types of stressful life events experienced by academically high-achieving females before the onset of disordered eating in adolescence.…
Descriptors: Females, High Achievement, Eating Disorders, Gifted
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Price, Eunice; Wardman, Janna; Bruce, Toni; Millward, Pam – Roeper Review, 2016
Facebook is a frequently accessed social networking site with more than one billion active users worldwide. Although there are numerous studies on its impact on teenagers, none have investigated its impact on gifted and talented girls. This study's aim was to understand the social media experiences of talented female student leaders. A qualitative…
Descriptors: Gifted, Phenomenology, Social Networks, Qualitative Research
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Yeo, Melissa Mui Mei; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Roeper Review, 2014
This study aimed at investigating the impact of entering high-ability classes on the academic self-concept of high-ability primary girls in Singapore. Participants in this study are 91 Primary 4 girls, 30 high-ability pupils, and 61 pupils from classes that include high-, middle-, and low-ability pupils. This study utilized a mixed-method…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Elementary School Students, Females, Self Concept
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Troxclair, Debra A. – Roeper Review, 2013
Attitudes influence the teaching-learning process. The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of undergraduate-elementary education majors at a small, rural south-central U.S. university toward gifted students. Gagne's and Nadeau's (Gagne, 1991) opinions about the gifted and their education was used. The respondents held attitudes…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Academically Gifted, Elementary School Teachers
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Peterson, Jean Sunde – Roeper Review, 2012
A 15-year phenomenological case study of an exceptional female from age 15 through 30 was focused on exploring the subjective experience of development during adolescence and young adulthood, with attention to how giftedness and context interacted. The main focus became her response to trauma, which was revealed early in the study. Data, including…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Phenomenology, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies
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Pramathevan, G. Sundari; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Roeper Review, 2012
This study aimed to identify factors that influence acts of altruism among gifted female adolescents in Singapore within the context of their overseas learning experiences. Ten teacher-nominated gifted adolescents from ages 15 to 17 who had exceeded the mandated hours (12 hours per year) of voluntary community service in their school were the…
Descriptors: Caring, Grounded Theory, Altruism, School Culture
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Miller, Nancy B.; Falk, R. Frank; Huang, Yinmei – Roeper Review, 2009
Traditional sex-based categories are giving way to more expanded notions of gender among young men and women today. Along with feminine and masculine personalities, some individuals combine both for a more androgynous persona, whereas others exhibit few distinctly feminine or masculine characteristics. In a study of 118 gifted college students,…
Descriptors: College Students, Gifted, Females, Personality
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Chan, David W. – Roeper Review, 2007
Spatial ability based on measures of mental rotation, and spatial experience based on self-reported participation in visual-arts as well as spatial-orientation activities were assessed in a sample of 337 Chinese, gifted students. Consistent with past findings for the general population, there were gender differences in spatial ability favoring…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Foreign Countries, Spatial Ability
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Roeper, Annemarie – Roeper Review, 2003
In this reprint of an article published in 1978, the role of women in society and its impact on gifted girls is discussed. It is argued that gender stereotypes work against gifted girls and that the women's movement has helped gifted girls develop a new image and concept of womanhood. (CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism, Gifted
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Reis, Sally M. – Roeper Review, 2003
This article explores the advancement of gifted girls in the past 25 years and argues that the problem of underachievement of talented females continues to exist. The diversity of gifted women's creativity, their need to engage in meaningful work, and their need to balance work and family is discussed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Creativity, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment
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Al-Lawati, Fatma Anwer; Hunsaker, Scott L. – Roeper Review, 2002
A study investigated the motivation of five gifted American Islamic women. Five key aspects of the development of gifts were revealed: a sense of social motivation, a sense of spiritual motivation, a focus for change, a role for study and learning, and barriers to change. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation, Females
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Grant, Dale F.; Battle, Dorothy A.; Heggoy, Sennove J. – Roeper Review, 2000
This study explored influences on choice of major and career related decisions of seven gifted females from the end of high school through college. Parents were strong influences, along with extracurricular involvement for those whose career aspirations remained stable over time. Expectations regarding marriage and family also influenced career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Extracurricular Activities, Family Influence, Females
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