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Gao, Zhipeng – History of Education, 2020
This article investigates socialist China's pedagogic treatment of individuality between 1949 and 1958, with a focus on the debates concerning "all-round development" and "teaching in accordance with aptitude," two principles that clashed regarding students' individuality. It reconstructs how educational bureaucrat and theorist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Asian History, Individualism
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Limeri, Lisa B.; Choe, Jun; Harper, Hannah G.; Martin, Hannah R.; Benton, Annaleigh; Dolan, Erin L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2020
Whether students view intelligence as a fixed or malleable trait (i.e., their "mindset") has significant implications for their responses to failure and academic outcomes. Despite a long history of research on mindset and its growing popularity, recent meta-analyses suggest that mindset does a poor job of predicting academic outcomes for…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Academic Aptitude
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Lueger, Günter; Wurzrainer, Andreas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Potential-Focused Learning is based on constructivist concepts and concentrates on the 'patterns of construction of learning relevant realities' and the 'self-organisation' of individuals and systems. On the basis of constructivism we will present in this article a new dynamic concept of potentials and 'positive differences' that expand the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies
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Taylor, Christa L.; Esmaili Zaghi, Arash; Kaufman, James C.; Reis, Sally M.; Renzulli, Joseph S. – Journal of Engineering Education, 2020
Background: Creativity is increasingly recognized as an important skill for success in the field of engineering, but most traditional, post-secondary engineering education programs do not reward creative efforts. Failing to recognize creativity or creative efforts can have particularly negative effects for those students with attention deficit…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Engineering Education, Student Characteristics, Academic Aptitude
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Garza, Alma Nidia; Van Delinder, Jean – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2020
Recent studies question students' learning gains on college campuses. Even though academic challenges are further complicated for first-generation college students who arrive at college under prepared, little is known about how these setbacks contribute to students' cognitive and behavioral study approaches in college. Situated within a culture…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, College Faculty, Student Development, Student Adjustment
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Bazán, Aldo; Castellanos, Doris; Fajardo, Violeta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2020
Introduction: Students' academic performance can be influenced by several of their contextual and personal factors. In some cases, it is influenced by the educational practices of their family of origin, and by parental support with homework and learning at home. Or in other cases, it is influenced by the characteristics of the students, as well…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Social Support Groups, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension
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Mudrak, Jiri; Zabrodska, Katerina; Machovcova, Katerina – High Ability Studies, 2020
In this article, we introduce a systemic framework for the development of learning potential to professional excellence inspired by the Actiotope model of giftedness. First, we critically reflect on three theoretical approaches representing different psychological constructions of learning potential. We label these approaches theories of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Academic Aptitude, Theories, Motivation
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Shi, Hui; Cheung, Elizabeth S. T.; Cheung, Alan C. K. – Science Insights Education Frontiers, 2020
Stratified teaching is an effective method and means to implement teaching students per their aptitude. Domestic and foreign scholars have carried out many experimental and quasiexperimental studies to observe the impact of stratified teaching on students' academic performance, but the results are quite different. So, can stratified teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students, Meta Analysis
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van den Hurk, Anniek; Meelissen, Martina; van Langen, Annemarie – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The so-called leaking STEM pipeline (dropout in STEM education) has been the subject of many studies. The large interest of scholars in plausible causes of this leakage has resulted in a number of meta-reviews describing factors at system, school and student level related to interest and persistence in STEM education. The STEM pipeline discussion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, STEM Education, Dropout Prevention
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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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Oh, Seungbin; Hahs-Vaughn, Debbie L.; Hagedorn, Bryce – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2019
The authors explored the pattern of change in counseling students' (N = 373) counseling self-efficacy (CSE) throughout their program and the influence of identifying variables. Results indicated that specific factors significantly predicted students' initial CSE levels and the rate of CSE change. Implications for future research and counselor…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Student Characteristics, Cultural Background, Academic Aptitude
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Fernández, Estrella; García, Trinidad; Gómez, Cristina; Areces, Débora; Rodríguez, Celestino – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Further inquiry into constructs such as creativity, intelligence and scholastic abilities, and understanding how they relate to each other, can promote better understanding of the variables involved in academic achievement. Consequently, the objective of the present study was to examine the predictive value of creativity and multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Multiple Intelligences, Predictor Variables
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Zeidner, Moshe; Stoeger, Heidrun – High Ability Studies, 2019
This introductory paper to the special issue of "High Ability Studies" aims to provide a "guide for the perplexed" relating to self-regulated learning (SRL) theory, research, and applications. We begin by defining SRL and its key cyclical stages and criterial attributes. We move on to discuss a number of motivational and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Learning Motivation, Teaching Methods
Glynn, Rachelle – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2019
This study investigated whether parents have gendered constructs related to mathematics. Parents and their kindergarten-aged children from three primary schools in Sydney were interviewed to see what their understandings of boys' and girls' interests and abilities in mathematics were. Parents completed the Who and Mathematics questionnaire and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Kindergarten
Lynn, Randy; Glynn, Jennifer – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2019
Since 2012, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has supported educational enrichment in rural areas by awarding over $3.3 million in grants to six outstanding organizations operating in Iowa, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. In this report, the authors combine the experiences of these organizations with findings from the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Rural Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities
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