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Bahar, Abdulkadir; Ozturk, Mehmet Ali – International Education Studies, 2018
This study explored the relationship between processing speed and five dimensions of creativity, which were fluency, originality, elaboration, abstractness of titles, and resistance to premature closure (RPC). It is the first empirical study that examines this relationship, also relating it to gender and level of giftedness. Data came from 133…
Descriptors: Gifted, Creativity, Creativity Tests, Children
Aysin, Sayi K.; Serap, Emir – Online Submission, 2017
The main aim of this study is to investigate the effects of an English language education program that addresses the academic and cognitive needs of gifted children on their academic achievement and creative thinking levels. To this end, through an experimental research design, the unit "Health Problems" in English course book was…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Control Groups, Creative Thinking
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Ziadat, Ayed H.; Al Ziyadat, Mohammad T. – International Education Studies, 2016
The main purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a training program based on the six hats model in developing creative thinking skills and academic achievements in the Arabic language for gifted and talented Jordanian students. The study sample consisted of 59 gifted male and female students of the 7th grade from King Abdullah…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Academic Achievement, Semitic Languages
Gubbels, Joyce; Segers, Eliane; Keuning, Jos; Verhoeven, Ludo – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2016
The theory of triarchic intelligence posits that, in addition to the widely acknowledged analytical reasoning abilities, creative and practical abilities should be included in the assessments of intellectual capacities and identification of gifted students. To find support for such an approach, the present study examined the psychometric…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Correlation, Factor Analysis
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Sahin, Feyzullah – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The main purpose of this study was to analyse the classroom teachers' competence in identifying above-average creative students, and their gender-bias during the identification process. A descriptive survey model was employed as a research method. A total of 317 elementary school students took part in this study. As data collecting tools, a…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Talent Identification, Gender Bias, Elementary School Students
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Simon, Lia; Stokes, Patricia D. – Creativity Research Journal, 2015
An experiment involving 90 students in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades investigated how visual examples and grade (our surrogate for age) affected variability in a drawing task. The task involved using circles as the main element in a set of drawings. There were two examples: One was simple and single (a smiley face inside a circle); the other,…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Freehand Drawing, Grade 1, Grade 3
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Siew, Nyet Moi; Chong, Chin Lu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
The aim of this study was to determine whether Van Hiele's 5 phase-based tangrams activities could help to foster creativity among Grade Three primary school students. Students' creativity was investigated in terms of Torrance's Figural Test of creative thinking: Fluency, Originality, Elaboration, Abstractness of title, and Resistance to a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Pretests Posttests
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Alacapinar, Füsun G. – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem Statement: Creativity has been addressed by many scientists and thinkers. Among them, Guilfort regards creativity as the ability to generate new ideas, and relates it to intelligence. According to Thurstone, creativity must develop and be implemented within a theoretical framework, and a solution must result. Torrance thinks of creativity…
Descriptors: Creativity, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Lau, Sing; Cheung, Ping Chung; Lubart, Todd; Tong, Toby M. Y.; Chu, Dennis H. W. – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
This study examined possible bicultural effects on creative potential of children in four groups of Chinese and French children in Hong Kong and Paris. An international battery of widely used divergent measures (Wallach-Kogan Creativity Tests; WKCT) and newly constructed divergent-plus-integrative measures (Evaluation of Potential Creativity;…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Creativity, Asians, Comparative Analysis
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Awamleh, Habis; Al Farah, Yacoub; El-Zraigat, Ibrahim – International Education Studies, 2012
This study aimed to identify the level of dimensions for creative abilities (originality, flexibility, originality, elaboration) among students in Al Rai Jordanian schools according to Torrance Formal test, and to investigate the differences in these levels attributable to the study variables (gender, age, grade point average "GPA"). The…
Descriptors: Creativity, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2