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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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Proyer, René T.; Gander, Fabian; Tandler, Nancy – Gifted Education International, 2017
Positive psychology has revived psychology's abandoned interest in the study of morally positively valued traits (the so-called character strengths) and virtues. We review literature generated on strength-based approaches and focus on applications in the so-called positive psychology interventions. There seems to be great potential in this…
Descriptors: Intervention, Gifted, Relevance (Education), Positive Behavior Supports
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Lee, Kelly M.; Olenchak, F. Richard – Gifted Education International, 2015
This paper reviews the current literature on twice-exceptional students who are dual diagnosed as having giftedness and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This area of research is warranted because giftedness and ADHD present similarly but have different ramifications for performance and outcomes. In addition, research inquiry and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbidity, Talent Identification
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Vista, Alvin – Gifted Education International, 2015
This paper discusses issues on cross-cultural gifted screening from a Philippine perspective. Research on gifted education in the Philippines, and Southeast Asia in general, is still nascent. The main focus of this review of literature is on equity of the gifted education screening process across wide socioeconomic, cultural, and linguistic…
Descriptors: Gifted, Equal Education, Screening Tests, Identification
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Sekowski, Andrzej; Lubianka, Beata – Gifted Education International, 2014
This article is an attempt at a systematic presentation of the knowledge of problems related to the value system of gifted persons. Psychological literature was reviewed to make the reader familiar with the concept of the value system and to present the current state of research. The problem of the value system of gifted persons was discussed from…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Literature Reviews, Values, Intelligence
West-Burnham, John – Gifted Education International, 2003
This article identifies educational trends that have profound implications for understanding the future of schools and discusses a range of initiatives and innovations in schools that point to a fundamental reconceptualization of the nature of the core processes of schooling. The need for an educational renaissance is stressed. (Contains 5…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices
Kokot, Shirley J. – Gifted Education International, 2003
This article reviews the identification of students with learning disabilities, gifted children, and problems facing the remediation of their difficulties. An outline is given of an approach that applies neuroscience to understanding and treating the root cause of learning disabilities. A case study of a child labeled dyslexic is presented.…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, Disability Identification
Feldhusen, John F. – Gifted Education International, 2003
This article discusses how schools can best meet the needs of precocious children by giving them access to higher level and more challenging instructional materials. Findings from a study of 40 precocious third and fourth graders are described and the benefits of acceleration are highlighted, particularly grade advancement and advanced placement…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Advanced Placement Programs, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Pyryt, Michael C.; Romney, David M. – Gifted Education International, 2002
This paper highlights milestones in the development of conceptions of social giftedness in the general psychology and education literature and the literature specific to gifted education. It focuses on "the ability to act wisely in human relations" and addresses conceptual and methodological issues that have affected the study of the construct of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Interpersonal Competence, Social Behavior, Social Cognition
Sisk, Dorothy – Gifted Education International, 2002
This article discusses seven ways to develop spiritual intelligence, including: think about goals and identify values; access inner processes and use visualization to see goals fulfilled; integrate personal and universal vision; take responsibility for goals; develop a sense of community; focus on love and compassion; and take advantages of…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Cognitive Development, Empathy
Kaniel, Shlomo – Gifted Education International, 2002
This article discusses preparing able learners for the technologically dynamic future by teaching High Thinking Processes (HTP). It describes components of HTP and four main elements for developing HTP: well organized and justified curricula with appropriate tasks; metacognitive teaching; learning communities and challenging environments; and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Decision Making
Kerry, Trevor – Gifted Education International, 2002
This article reassesses the contribution of the Plowden Report (1967) to educational thinking in the United Kingdom. It discusses how the report was scapegoated by politicians advocating a performance-led approach and suggests the report, which advocated a holistic, child-centered educational approach, has much to contribute to present educational…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, British National Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Disabilities
Dowling, Marion – Gifted Education International, 2002
This article discusses how to recognize young gifted children (ages 5-8), gifted education, and issues for teachers. Educators are urged to enable students to make their thinking visible, allow autonomy in learning, allow for imagination and time for deep level thinking, challenge able children, and help children to be self-critical. (Contains 4…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Clark, Barbara – Gifted Education International, 2001
This article reviews some current principles of brain research, including the idea that intelligence and its nurture is no longer restricted to the linear, rational cognitive function, but includes the integration of the cognitive (linear and spatial), emotional-social, physical, and intuitive. The principles of teaching and learning supported by…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Developmental Stages
Leroux, Janice A.; Cuffaro, Maria Assunta – Gifted Education International, 2001
This article provides an overview of the internal and external predisposing factors that signal potential eating disorders in females. It outlines the psychology of high ability females, which places them at greater risk for the development of an eating disorder and provides recommendations for identification and intervention. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Image, Eating Disorders, Environmental Influences
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