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Wardman, Janna – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The voices of parents are not often heard in the literature and, when they are, it tends to be a litany of battles with the schooling system to achieve or not achieve some sort of acceleration for their gifted children (Gross, 2004). This retrospective study is unusual, as it is not based on a history of conflict. It is a positive account of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Acceleration (Education), Parent Attitudes, Gifted
Burgon, J. R. – 1990
The differences in raw scores between two versions of the Standard Progressive Matrices Test (SPM) and differences in available norms for one version and the currently studied population were investigated. The SPM was originally designed to measure the general factor of intelligence unrestrained by language. Scores for the untimed SPM version…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Testing, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation
Jenkinson, Jo, Ed. – Psychological Test Bulletin, 1989
Nine papers are presented that focus on the Raven Progressive Matrices tests. An overview of research on the Progressive Matrices; a review of international norming studies; recent data from China, Hong Kong, Brazil, New Zealand, and Australia; and a comparison of data for retarded and nonretarded children are presented. (SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Analysis, Conference Papers, Cross Cultural Studies