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Ridgley, Lisa M.; DaVia Rubenstein, Lisa; Finch, W. Holmes – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
Identifying creatively gifted students remains a challenging yet important task. Often, teacher rating scales are used to assess students' creative behaviors; however, the school environment may not always provide opportunities for students to demonstrate creative ability, making it challenging for teachers to observe students' creative potential.…
Descriptors: Identification, Rating Scales, Creativity, Gifted
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Gurak-Ozdemir, Serap; Acar, Selcuk; Puccio, Gerard; Wright, Cory – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
Teacher-student connection is influenced by several factors and one possible factor is teachers' creative-thinking preferences (CTP). The present study investigated the extent to which teachers' CTP predicts their view of favorable student characteristics. Teachers' CTP was measured by FourSight that featured four preferences: clarifying,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Influence, Creative Thinking, Preferences
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Kahveci, Nihat Gurel; Akgul, Savas – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
Numerous studies have been conducted on the interaction between creativity and intelligence; however, the results of these studies are not consistent. This study aims to understand this interaction by examining the mathematical creativity of gifted and general education students. The sample was collected in Turkey and consists of 176 gifted…
Descriptors: Creativity, Mathematics Skills, Intelligence, Academically Gifted
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Vuyk, M. Alexandra; Kerr, Barbara A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
This study examined personality and vocational interests in creative adolescents from racial and ethnic minority groups in the Midwest, identified with a profiling method developed based oncharacteristics that eminent creative individuals presented inadolescence. Participants included 97 students from different racial and ethnic minority groups,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Vocational Interests, Creativity, Adolescents
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Baum, Ingrid Rita; Baumann, Nicola – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
Theories of creativity and empirical evidence have highlighted the importance of autonomy as a motivational source of creativity. However, we know little about the relationship between the implicit autonomy motive and creativity. Using a multi-method multi-informant design, we investigated the relationship between implicit autonomy motives and…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Creativity, Innovation, Adolescents
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Zbainos, Dimitrios; Beloyianni, Vassiliki – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
A consistent body of research has indicated that intrinsic motivation, self-regulation, and creative ideation tend to facilitate academic performance. This article examines differences in self-regulated learning strategies, motivational beliefs, and creative ideation among academically talented students, high achievers, and ordinary achieving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Motivation, Academically Gifted
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Cannaday, Jessica; Courduff, Jennifer – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study focused on a partial replication of a mixed-methods study of teachers regarding certification practices in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE). Data sources included Likert survey questions as well as openended questions with current teachers at seven schools within a Southern California school district. Since completion of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Certification, School Districts, Gifted
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Riley, Tracy; Webber, Melinda; Sylva, Katrina – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
The REAPS model is a teaching and learning model that places students in real-world problem solving, engaging students in active learning. The Ruamano Project was funded by the Teacher Led Innovation Fund, a New Zealand Ministry of Education initiative that supports teams of teachers to develop innovative practices for improving learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Program Descriptions
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Kronborg, Leonie; Plunkett, Margaret; Gamble, Nicholas; Kaman, Yvette – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This article reports one component of a longitudinal multilayered research project originating from a unique partnership between a university and a selective secondary school in Victoria, Australia. One hundred and twenty-five Year 10 academically able students at the school completed a survey at two different times to investigate a range of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Resilience (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students
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Frantz, Roger S.; McClarty, Katie Larsen – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
Educational policies and practices are influenced by cultural, political, and economic factors, and this is also true of specialized educational approaches such as gifted education. Factors such as a country's cultural tendency toward egalitarianism or meritocracy, whether the political system is centralized or decentralized, and the degree to…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Cultural Influences, Economic Factors
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Tweedale, Charlotte; Kronborg, Leonie – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The purpose of this research was to examine what contributes to gifted adolescent females' talent development at a high-achieving girls' school. Using Kronborg's (2010) Talent Development Model for Eminent Women as a theoretical framework, this research examined the conditions that supported and those that hindered the participants' talent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Females, Single Sex Schools
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Valdés-Cuervo, Angel Alberto; Sánchez Escobedo, Pedro Antonio; Valadez-Sierra, María Dolores – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
The study compares self-concept, locus of control, and goal orientation characteristics of male and female Mexican high school high-achieving students. Three scales were administered to 220 students; 106 (49%) were males and 114 (51%) females. By means of a discriminant analysis, both groups were compared in relation to the variables such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Self Concept, Locus of Control
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Preckel, Franzis; Brunner, Martin – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
This longitudinal study investigated the contribution of achievement goals and academic self-concept for the prediction of unexpected academic achievement (i.e., achievement that is higher or lower than expected with respect to students' cognitive ability) in general and when comparing groups of extreme over- and underachievers. Our sample…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Self Concept, Mastery Learning, Goal Orientation
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Lo, Cecilia C.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This small-scale exploratory study in Hong Kong investigated the coping strategies used by three Chinese gifted students with a learning disability. Information was also obtained on their perceived sources of general support for learning. A narrative inquiry method was used to obtain and analyze data. Interviews took place with two gifted students…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Coping
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Karsenty, Ronnie – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
Teaching mathematically gifted students is a challenging pursuit, especially at the secondary level. However, characterizing teachers who can successfully meet this challenge has so far been scarcely addressed directly. In this paper, elements of the desired profile of such teachers are extracted from the general literature on mathematical…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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