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Sahin, Füsun – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The purpose of the study, giving rise to this article is to highlight factors that play a role in the identification of gifted students through analysis of literature and current issues in Turkey. The article points out differences between what is typically found in literature and what occurs in Turkey. It is based on a review of definitions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Ability Identification, Literature Reviews
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Hollingworth, Liz; Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Graudina, Liena; Misiuniene, Jurga; Park, Kyubin – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The study aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people (ages 15-18) in Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons, by country and gender were made regarding participants perceptions of a wise man and a wise woman.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Questionnaires, Adolescent Attitudes, Personality Traits
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Nguyen, Thi Minh Phuong; Jin, Putai; Gross, Miraca U. M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The present study aims to examine the similarities and differences between Vietnamese intellectually gifted adolescents and their age-peers not identified as gifted in the adoption of traditional Confucian values and related levels of moral reasoning. In this study, 354 high school students (180 intellectually gifted adolescents and 174 students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Academically Gifted, Moral Values
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Tan, Tracy; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This study examined the effect of journal writing on mathematics achievement in high-ability students in Singapore. It assessed both the cognitive benefits of journal writing (as evidenced through gains in math test scores) and the socio-affective benefits of journal writing (as demonstrated in their personal reflections) as the students learned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Journal Writing, Mathematics Achievement, Academically Gifted
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Szopinski, Józef; Szopinski, Tomasz – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The article is rooted in the thesis that good family relationships foster creative behaviour in those responsible for the management of an organization. An underlying assumption of the study is that creativity is vital in any leadership role or managerial position requiring interaction with groups of people. Furthermore, it is assumed that…
Descriptors: Creativity, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Surveys
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Bugaj, Stephen J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The US Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a federal agency that provides educational services to military dependents in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Perhaps due to its restricted audience, the general public has limited knowledge of DoDEA services; moreover, empirical information about these services…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Academically Gifted, Access to Education, Public Schools
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Gallagher, Selena; Smith, Susen; Merrotsy, Peter – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This qualitative multi-site case study sought to examine the current educational provisions in place for intellectually gifted primary school students in Queensland, and to consider the attitudes and perceptions of a range of different stakeholders, including teachers, parents and students. The perspectives of students towards their school and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries
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Chan, Regina; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This article reports on a small-scale qualitative study that investigates how intrapersonal and environmental factors shape the beliefs and experiences of four talented Hong Kong sportsperons. Research questions focus on how their talents were identified and developed, obstacles they encountered, and the major influences on their development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent Development, Performance Factors, Influences
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Besançon, Maud – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
In this article, conceptions of creativity in giftedness and their implications for education are reviewed. First, the definition of giftedness is examined taking into consideration the difference between intellectual giftedness and creative giftedness and the difference between potential and talent. Second, the nature of creativity based on the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Gifted, Definitions, Intellectual Development
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van der Waal, Ido; Nauta, Noks; Lindhout, Rebecca – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This article describes a study on labour disputes of gifted people. Fifty-five gifted people, who have had one or more labour disputes, which resulted in their staying at home and filling out an online survey. Face-to-face interviews were held with seven respondents with more than two labour disputes. In this article, we describe the results of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Labor Problems, Arbitration, Grievance Procedures
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Werner, Christian; Linke, Sandra K. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The authors of this article believe intergenerational projects provide appropriate solutions to this complex phenomenon. With this in our mind, we present the story behind a unique German programi involving gifted young people which is designed to bring different age groups together in order to perform and share experiences through music. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intergenerational Programs, Generational Differences, Music Activities
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Saunders-Stewart, Katie S.; Walker, Cheryl L.; Shore, Bruce M. – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
Although an abundance of information exists concerning advantages and disadvantages of certain grouping arrangements with highly able students in classroom settings, little research has focused on gifted children's parents' and teachers' opinions of group work. The present study explored potential differences between these opinions. Parents (n=…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods
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Persson, Roland S. – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
The objective of this target article is to chart the potential threat to research validity in the field of giftedness research, and by implication also the study and practice of gifted education, in the light of cultural bias. It endeavours to pull together facts from a number of academic disciplines to make sense of how culture relates to…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Global Approach, Cultural Relevance, Research Methodology
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Harris, Carole Ruth – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
Persson's (2012a) article is concerned with giftedness research in the light of cultural bias with a view to cultural dominance that derives from ethnocentricity. He questions the validity of current research that appears to ignore or sidestep cultural difference and proposes that an agenda for amelioration of such bias lies in greater awareness…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted, Educational Research, Cultural Context
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Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
Roland S. Persson's (2012a) piece is extremely comprehensive, timely and very relevant especially in light of a growing appreciation of cultural diversity and the emergence of a global community--which is an inevitable offshoot of globalisation that goes beyond world economy and international markets. It covers multiple themes; ranging from…
Descriptors: Gifted, Cultural Pluralism, Language Dominance, Models
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