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Bloom, Lisa A.; Doss, Kristy K.; Sastre, Cameron; Martin, Todd H. – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
The purpose of this research was to determine the effects of explicit instructions on children's divergent and creative thinking. Fifty-two children were assigned to one of four groups. Two of the groups were presented a problem with a model and instructions for solving the problem first and then presented problems with no instructions/model. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Direct Instruction, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving
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Jamali, Um Albaneen Yusuf – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
Fostering creativity as an imperative 21st-century skill has attracted increasing attention by educators and researchers in last decades. Many creative activities have been suggested. The current article describes the findings from a pilot study, which investigated the impact of a LEGO robotics intervention on fostering creativity among a sample…
Descriptors: Creativity, Robotics, Elementary School Students, Web 2.0 Technologies
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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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Turkman, Burak; Runco, Mark A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
This study investigated how creativity reveals itself in written language and showed that creative ideas can be identified in written works by discovering words and phrases (keywords) that are used to introduce new ideas. Additionally, this study sought to find a solution to alleviate creativity's laborious scoring procedure. The sample included…
Descriptors: Creativity, Written Language, Undergraduate Students, Cues
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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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Wilson, Hope E.; Presley, Lucinda – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
This research investigated the potential for curricula at the intersection of the arts and the sciences to develop creative productivity of students. The purpose of this research was to develop a series of rubric assessments to evaluate the content and creative and higher order thinking on a variety of teacher-made lesson plans and student-made…
Descriptors: Creativity, Productivity, Thinking Skills, Creative Thinking
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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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Huang, Sheng-Peng; Kong, Yan; Cheng, Ying – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
Gifted programs are an indispensable component of gifted education, and have drawn much academic attention in the recent years. However, the public images of such programs are still under-examined. In this study, we employed semantic network analysis and content analysis to uncover the public images of gifted programs in China and their change…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, News Reporting, Public Opinion
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Miller, Angie L. – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
This study extends research on the effectiveness of creativity training and the importance of student engagement in higher education. Using data from the "Senior Transitions" topical module of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), responses from over 25,000 seniors at 266 different U.S colleges and universities demonstrate…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Creativity, Instructional Effectiveness, College Seniors
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Alodat, Ali M.; Momani, Fawwaz A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
This qualitative study aimed to analyze educational services offered in Jordanian schools to identify gifted Syrian refugee students. To do that, 42 semi-structured interviews were conducted with school principals and educational supervisors. Participants were asked open-ended questions about educational practices used with Syrian students inside…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Refugees, Talent Identification
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Matheis, Svenja; Kronborg, Leonie; Schmitt, Manfred; Preckel, Franzis – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between teachers' beliefs about gifted students' characteristics compared to students with average-ability and the teachers' motivation (i.e., enthusiasm, self-efficacy). We investigated pre-service teachers' beliefs and motivational orientations as substantial components of their professional competencies…
Descriptors: Gifted, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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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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