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Tan, Sema; Maker, C. June – Gifted and Talented International, 2020
The purpose of this study was to revise and revalidate the scoring procedure of the DISCOVER Mathematics Assessment to allow evaluators to better measure creative problem solving ability in mathematics, identify gifted students, and evaluate the programs for creative problem solving. The data consisted of scores of 233 students selected from five…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Creativity, Academically Gifted
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Brigandi, Carla B.; Rambo-Hernandez, Karen; Schwartz, Jeremy – Gifted and Talented International, 2020
Large numbers of young people from underserved populations, including first-generation, low-income, and rural, are clearly capable of high levels of achievement but are failing to do so owing to lack of access and opportunities. The purpose of this study was to determine what characteristics of the Health Science Technology Academy (HSTA), a…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Educational Quality, Rural Areas, At Risk Students
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Ben Artzey, Nava – Gifted and Talented International, 2020
Childhood sibling relationships shape an individual's interactions throughout life. To date, there have been only a few studies on sibling relationships in families with gifted and non-gifted children, and these have yielded mixed results. Based on the Family Systems Theory (FST) as a conceptual framework, specifically the homeostasis principle,…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Sibling Relationship, Gifted, Foreign Countries
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Antoun, Maya; Kronborg, Leonie; Plunkett, Margaret – Gifted and Talented International, 2020
This article outlines findings of a study that investigated perceptions of Lebanese primary school teachers in relation to gifted/highly able students. While there are no specific policy or formal school practices for gifted students in Lebanon, education is nonetheless highly regarded. The aim of the study was to determine whether there were…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Student Characteristics, Talent
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Cook, Fallon; Hippmann, Danielle; Omerovic, Emina – Gifted and Talented International, 2020
Prior research provides mixed findings on the prevalence of sleep problems and mental health difficulties experienced by gifted children, with findings largely based on studies of small clinical samples. In a large, prospective, longitudinal, community cohort, the current study aimed to examine parent report of child sleep problems at ages 1, 2, 3…
Descriptors: Sleep, Child Health, Mental Health, Children
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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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Lin, Ching-Lan Rosaline; Foley-Nicpon, Megan – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
In the United States, scholars both in and out of gifted education have been studying twice-exceptional students for the past several decades. These students often face significant challenges and barriers in the process of achieving their educational and career goals, as they are often confronted with combining their talent domains with the…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Barriers, Talent, Creativity
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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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Kozlowski, Joseph S.; Chamberlin, Scott A. – Gifted and Talented International, 2019
Student ability to demonstrate mathematical creativity positively affects their mathematical learning. Further, creativity-based mathematical instruction (CBMI) may enhance divergent thinking and precipitate a highly creative mathematical learning environment. In this literature review and discussion, it is posited that CBMI has distinctively…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Academically Gifted, Creativity, Mathematics Instruction
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