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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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Clayton, Nina – Gifted Education International, 2016
My enquiry, which formed the subject of my Master's module on gifts and talents in education in 2008, was part of my journey as a classroom teacher during a pressured year when the Office for Standards in Education (UK) gave our school "notice to improve." I specifically write "our school" as this is what the children called it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Skuse, Amy – Gifted Education International, 2014
I write this article in an attempt to establish my own view upon gifted and talented education and as an attempt to review and analyse the perspectives and opinions of others in the field of education. I will examine how people believe gifts and talents are created in an attempt to establish and affirm my own viewpoint. I will look at what I…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Special Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Eriksson, Gillian – Gifted Education International, 2012
"It is the year 2025 and I am compiling this article for an instant VPD (videopod) that is streamed over the world. An EESR (Educational Expert Service Request) came from an empathetic computer HIAS (Hi, I am Sam) that matched my qualifications with a quest by online activists SFT (Searching for Truth) to examine global interactions in…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Global Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Academically Gifted
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Loo, Alfred – Gifted Education International, 2012
The Internet is an effective learning tool for gifted children because it allows them to independently select the areas in which they have talent. The Internet also enables children to discover and maximize their potential. However, younger children might not have a large enough vocabulary to surf the Internet, even if they are gifted. For…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Gifted, Reading Ability, Kindergarten
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Mertoglu, Ercan – Gifted Education International, 2010
This is a relational scan study aiming to question the relationship between rhythm skills which are the most fundamental element in musical development and mathematics ability. Also within the general aims of the study is to examine whether this relationship varies with respect to the personal characteristics of 5-6 year olds. It has been…
Descriptors: Music, Mathematics Skills, Young Children, Individual Characteristics
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Oktay, Ayla; Ramazan, Oya; Sakin, Ahmet – Gifted Education International, 2010
Morality is the stance and attitude that makes a social human being; the display of behaviors such as praise, criticism, tolerance and intolerance, confirmation and rejection; the taking of sides by stating what one finds good or bad, right or wrong, instead of staying indifferent to what other people say and do (Pieper, 1999). Moral development…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Ethics, Moral Values
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Ramazan, Oya; Omercikoglu, Hande – Gifted Education International, 2010
The main purpose of this research is to determine whether the attainment of the number concept by children aged between 4-7 differs depending on age variant as well as receiving preschool education or not. Attainment of the number concept has been examined by means of One-to-One Matching Test consisting of Piaget's experiments. The test was…
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Mathematics Achievement, Young Children, Age Differences
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Ural, Ozana; Kanlikilicer, Pinar – Gifted Education International, 2010
To diagnose behavioral problems in preschool children, and to look for an appropriate solution, is vital to prevent the problem from becoming permanent and insoluble. Teachers, working in preschool education institutions, need some instruments to diagnose behavioral problems of their students in order to help them and their parents. In this study,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Questionnaires, Aggression
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Zembat, Rengin; Kuday, Fatma Servet – Gifted Education International, 2010
This study aims to examine the effects of Family Supported Preschool Education programs on the development of preschool children. By measuring the effects of family-supported preschool education on cognitive development, this study helps support alternative methods of making preschool education more widespread. The study uses the experimental…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Child Development, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Balat, Gulden Uyanik – Gifted Education International, 2010
This study evaluated from a developmental point of view the basic concept knowledge and human figure drawings of children who did and did not attend preschool. A total of 118 children who received preschool education and 147 children who did not do so participated in the study. The mean age of children was 75.4 months. Their concept knowledge was…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Freehand Drawing, Preschool Education, Comparative Analysis