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Moran, Seana – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Rather than considering human potential in terms of an unrealized desired state, what if we framed it as gaining momentum in worthy long-term pursuits? This conceptual article, integrating ideas and findings from several scholarly literatures, explores how life purpose can serve as a meaningful, intentional guide for individuals, especially youth,…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Prosocial Behavior, Individual Development, Self Concept
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Dai, David Yun – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Historically, the potential of a person has been perceived as fixed and primarily inherited, thus, different from achievement. Current thinking broadens our view of human potential, not as a fixed capacity, but as malleable and incremental, depending on multiple factors, exogenous as well as endogenous, facilitative or inhibitive. This conception…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Gifted Education, Nature Nurture Controversy
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Tordjman, Sylvie; Pereira Da Costa, Maria; Schauder, Silke – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
The case study of Michael Jackson illustrates the concepts of high potential, talent, and precocity in the musical domain. Studying this case of exceptional musical talent highlights the usefulness of a multidimensional approach to exploring human potential, which is not limited to academic abilities. It offers a better understanding of the…
Descriptors: Ability, Music, Talent, Gifted
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Gardner, Howard – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Howard Gardner's longtime interest in the range of human capacities and talents was facilitated by his leadership role in the Bernard Van Leer Foundation "Project on Human Potential" carried out at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1979-1985. In this reflective essay, Gardner describes his early studies of human potential and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Biology, Intelligence, Brain
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Mun, Rachel U.; Ezzani, Miriam D.; Lee, Lindsay Ellis – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Researchers have consistently pointed to teacher deficit views, inequitable identification of policies and practices, and differential access to resources to explain the dearth of traditionally underserved learners in gifted programs across the nation. Culturally relevant leadership is one way to remedy this problem through systemic educational…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Gifted Education, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Change
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Warne, Russell T.; Burton, Jared Z. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Research in educational psychology consistently finds a relationship between intelligence and academic performance. However, in recent decades, educational fields, including gifted education, have resisted intelligence research, and there are some experts who argue that intelligence tests should not be used in identifying giftedness. Hoping to…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Educational Research, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes
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Makel, Matthew C.; Smith, Kendal N.; Miller, Erin M.; Peters, Scott J.; McBee, Matthew T. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Existing research practices in gifted education have many areas for potential improvement so that they can provide useful, generalizable evidence to various stakeholders. In this article, we first review the field's current research practices and consider the quality and utility of its research findings. Next, we discuss how open science practices…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Sloan, Pessy J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
This study examines female graduates (N = 616) from seven honors colleges in the Northeastern United States and the relationship between attending a New York City (NYC) selective specialized public high school and graduating with a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree from an honors college. A causal-comparative study…
Descriptors: Females, Academically Gifted, STEM Education, Selective Admission
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Barone, Diane; Barone, Rebecca – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This year-long qualitative study explored third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade gifted students' participation during inquiry explorations. We discovered that it took considerable time for students to balance the process and final product created. For instance, students focused on the process and planning of the outcome. However, when the outcome…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students
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Luburic, Ivan; Jolly, Jennifer L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Gifted education as a field of research in Australia is relatively young when compared with its North American counterparts. A reflection of how the field of gifted education has developed from 1983 to 2017 in this context allows for observations of previous research and current trends, and how these may influence future directions for the field.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education)
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Yildirim, Rana; Ispinar Akcayoglu, Duygu – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This study compared gifted learners' and their English teachers' perceptions of who is an effective English as a foreign language (EFL) learner. The research questions include the following: (a) What are young gifted learners' perceptions of an effective EFL learner? (b) What are English teachers' perceptions of an effective EFL learner? and (c)…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ronksley-Pavia, Michelle; Grootenboer, Peter; Pendergast, Donna – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This study presents an exploration of the lived experiences of eight twice-exceptional children through their own voices. The narratives reveal a meta-narrative of stigma where identified contextual factors related to discrimination, perceptions of difference, and stigmatized views of disability, giftedness, and subsequently twice-exceptionality.…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Experience, Personal Narratives, Social Bias
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Brigandi, Carla B.; Gilson, Cindy M.; Miller, Myriah – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The purpose of this longitudinal case study was to investigate the relationship between participation in professional development in Renzulli's Enrichment Triad Model and one gifted education teacher's knowledge and practice, with particular attention to differentiated instruction. Findings indicated that professional development increased the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Academically Gifted, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Competencies
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Hodges, Jaret; Lamb, Kristen – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This study used historical data to find associations between changes in policies, funding, and accountability stemming from No Child Left Behind and the provision of services offered to students identified as gifted in the state of Washington. Descriptive statistics and a regression model are used to examine the change in gifted programs by school…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Accountability
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Jett, Noel; Rinn, Anne N. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Although acceleration has been studied thoroughly as an educational practice for the gifted, early entrance to college specifically has been overlooked. Furthermore, a large portion of this research pertained to early college entrance programs, which provide resources that many early college entrants may not have. The lived experiences and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), College Admission
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