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Tenemaza Kramaley, David; Wishart, Jocelyn – Gifted Education International, 2020
The expert performance theory by Ericsson et al. which maintains that deliberate practice can account for most of the variance in expertise studies is often posed as a strong scientific framework for research on giftedness. The current study explored relationships between performance, deliberate practice and mindset beliefs about intelligence and…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Games, Schemata (Cognition), Expertise
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Killas, Harry; Lo, C. Owen; Porath, Marion; Tan, Yuen Sze Michelle; Hsieh, Chia-Yen; Ralph, Rachel – Gifted Education International, 2020
The "Superkids," a group of highly gifted students, were first portrayed in a 2004 documentary. In response to the question of what happened to these students after the original film, a second documentary has been produced. The sequel focused on these individual's lives, their retrospective insights about gifted education, their…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Student Experience, Documentaries
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Ürek, Handan; Dolu, Gamze – Gifted Education International, 2020
The aim of this study was to determine the conceptual structures of exceptionally talented students about chemical change through the use of word associations. The study was conducted with 13 exceptionally talented students in seventh grade who were attending a science and art center located in a province in western Turkey. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Associative Learning, Grade 7
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Persons, Marij; de Groot, Yvonne; Stoffels-Engering, Anneke – Gifted Education International, 2020
We work as teachers in one-day-a-week classes for gifted elementary school students in the Netherlands. The classes are centred on themes that last about 8 weeks. Twice a year, the students work on a project using the TASC Wheel to systematically gain more knowledge on the subject as well as to practise their executive skills. As an example of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Elementary School Students
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Chan, Lai Kwan; Chan, David W.; Sun, Xiaoyan – Gifted Education International, 2020
The development and implementation of regular Spring, Summer, and Winter Gifted Enrichment Programs, Gifted Students Exchange Programs, and the Gifted Peer Mentoring Scheme provided by the Program for the Gifted and Talented (PGT) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for gifted and talented students are briefly described. PGT also conducts…
Descriptors: Gifted, Program Evaluation, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Chen, Wei-Ren; Chen, Mei-Fang – Gifted Education International, 2020
The ultimate goal of gifted education programs is to cultivate students' competences through challenging, enriching, and engaging opportunities for talent development. The purpose of this review is to present two main approaches of enrichment programs for gifted learners in Taiwan: the programs following the law and the alternative programs…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Gifted, Talent, Talent Development
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Sak, Ugur; Ayas, Bahadir – Gifted Education International, 2020
In this article, we review the Education Programs for Talented Students (EPTS) Curriculum Model, its applications in program development, and research carried out on its effectiveness. The EPTS Curriculum Model, an enrichment model, was developed to differentiate regular curriculum and to design new curriculum for gifted students. It is a…
Descriptors: Gifted Education, Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development, Enrichment
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Yu, Chien-Hong; Kuo, Ching-Chih; Chen, Yen-Wei; Chu, Chien-Chi – Gifted Education International, 2020
The Bright Mind Project, sponsored by Morgan Stanley Taiwan and Chinese Association of Gifted Education, was launched in 2004 and ended in 2018. With scholarships, living subsidies, enrichment courses, and counseling provided, this project was tailored for gifted senior high students of socioeconomically disadvantaged families in Taiwan. After the…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Gifted
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Tan, Liang See; Ponnusamy, Letchmi Devi; Lee, Shu Shing; Koh, Elizabeth; Koh, Lauren; Tan, Jing Yi; Tan, Keith Chiu Kian; Chia, Terence Titus Song An – Gifted Education International, 2020
A common pedagogical approach to foster creativity and develop talents among gifted students is after-school enrichment programs. However, in practice, there are several issues concerning the conceptualization and implementation of such programs. Since these enrichment programs are typically not part of the core curriculum and scheduled outside…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Secondary School Students, After School Programs
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Lo, C. Owen; Feng, Li-Chuan – Gifted Education International, 2020
The current study examined the effects of higher order thinking skills (HOTS) interventions with gifted students in Taiwan. A total of 25 studies published between 1997 and 2017 were included. Twenty-nine effect sizes were extracted for the 25 studies. The small number of existing studies indicates a lack of scholarly attention to HOTS in gifted…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Intervention, Academically Gifted
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McGrath, Patricia – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study focuses on education at primary and secondary level in Northern Ireland and questions whether it meets the needs of gifted students. Gifted students from Mensa were questioned about their experiences in school, and the majority of students stated that they did not have sufficient challenge in school, or any type of differentiation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Academically Gifted, Student Needs
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Breik, Wisam Darwiesh; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study examines differences in coping strategies (CSs) in relation to gifted status, gender, and family size. Two hundred gifted adolescents were selected from gifted schools, and 1000 non-gifted adolescents were selected from ordinary schools. One-way multivariate analysis of variance produced significant differences among the subjects in…
Descriptors: Coping, Comparative Analysis, Gifted, Family Size
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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Barnes, Bryan – Gifted Education International, 2019
Michael F. Shaughnessy is currently Professor of Educational Studies at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico. Bryan Barnes is a graduate student in Speech Language Pathology at Eastern New Mexico University and is pursuing a Master's degree in that field. In this article, Shaughnessy, and Barnes, offer up a reflective conversation…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Social Responsibility
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Kohan-Mass, Judith; Tal, Liraz – Gifted Education International, 2019
In order to reach gender equity in the gifted population, an affirmative action policy was instituted in Israel to increase the number of girls identified as gifted. The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy beliefs of girls in the top 1.5% (gifted girls (GG)) with those of girls in the top 3% (GG in affirmative action). It was…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Self Efficacy, Females, Mathematics Skills
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Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Gifted Education International, 2019
Michael Shaughnessy, shares a conversation with Helen Dudeney, a private consultant who has been actively involved in working with gifted children since 1988. She was originally, trained and worked as an accountant and was very involved with working with children through volunteering for many years as a leader in the Scout Association. She started…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Consultants
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