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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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Yeo, Lay See; Pfeiffer, Steven I. – Gifted Education International, 2018
Gifted education (GE) in Singapore is entering its third decade. However, local research into the gifted is typically undertaken by graduate students and left as unpublished data. Internationally, there is also very little if any research on counseling models that have been empirically validated for use with gifted children irrespective of their…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Models, Gifted, Student Needs
Goh, Ban Eng; Goh, Doreen – Gifted Education International, 1996
Examines the role of mentors in providing individual tutoring and support in the field of creative writing. The organization of mentorship programs is explained and the Creative Arts Program, a two-level Singapore program that provides mentors to secondary and junior college students, is described. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Creativity, Foreign Countries, Gifted
Lim, Tock Keng – Gifted Education International, 1995
A program in Singapore tested 2,361 seventh graders using the Scholastic Assessment Test--Mathematics (SAT-M) to identify exceptional mathematical ability. Interviews with the 7 students scoring above 700 explored their family background, educational level of parents, interests, and career aspirations. Comparisons with U.S. and Chinese students…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
Lim, Tock Keng; Tan, Liang See – Gifted Education International, 1997
Describes the pull-out gifted program at the Chinese High School in Singapore, which provides talented students with a differentiated and enriched curriculum in mathematics, science, and computer science. Other program aspects include a mentoring program and a creative computing camp. The program is seen as combining the advantages of both full-…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Computer Science, Enrichment Activities, Foreign Countries