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Rayneri, Letty J.; Gerber, Brian L.; Wiley, Larry P. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2006
Inconsistent performance by gifted students has been a source of frustration for both parents and educators for decades. Several studies on gifted under achievement point to a connection between student learning styles and classroom performance.This study examined the learning styles of gifted middle school students, student perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Style, Academically Gifted, Middle School Students
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Griggs, Shirley A.; Dunn, Rita S. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1984
Case studies of two gifted students illustrate the use of the Learning Style Inventory, a 104 item self-report questionnaire identifying learning preferences of students in grades three-12 regarding immediate environmental conditions and the student's emotional, sociological, and physical needs. (CL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cognitive Style, Gifted
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Dunn, Rita S.; Price, Gary E. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1980
It was found, among other things, that six of the 24 variables on the Learning Style Inventory significantly discriminated between gifted and normal elementary age Ss, and that gifted Ss also tended to be highly individualistic in their preferences for sound, silence, interaction, temperature variations, intake, mobility, and time. (DLS)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Cognitive Style, Elementary Education, Exceptional Child Research