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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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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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Sajedifard, Mohammad; Shahgoli, Narminolsadat – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
This qualitative study delved into 15 Iranian middle school English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' perceptions, practices, and challenges of differentiation for gifted students. To this end, a set of data sources including interviews, observation notes, and documents were used. Results of interview transcriptions exhibited that the rural…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Spoon, Robyn; Rubenstein, Lisa DaVia; Shively, Kate; Stith, Krista; Ascolani, Margaret; Potts, Mistie L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
Effective gifted education should incorporate opportunities for gifted students to develop creative and critical thinking along with academic and affective skills. Professional learning (PL) supporting these outcomes is not consistently successful. Therefore, this study pilots a new PL model called Instruct to Innovate (I2I) to support teachers'…
Descriptors: Gifted Education, Professional Development, Educational Innovation, Student Development
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Hemdan Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan; Omara, Ehab Mohammed Naguib – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore the psychometric properties of an Arabic translation of the Gifted Rating Scales-School Form (GRS-S) on a national sample of 907 students from Cycle 1 (Grades 1 to 4) and Cycle 2 (Grades 5 to 10) from five governorates in Oman (Muscat, Dhofar, Al-Batinah North, Al-Sharqiyah South, and Al-Dhahira). The…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Semitic Languages, Psychometrics, Translation
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Mofield, Emily; Parker Peters, Megan – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The current study compared differences between mindset beliefs about intelligence (fixed vs. growth), dimensions of perfectionism (Concern Over Mistakes, Doubt of Action, Personal Standards, Organization), and achievement attitudes among gifted underachievers (n = 15) and gifted achievers (n = 169) in Grades 6 to 8 and examined the relationship…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Personality Traits, Academically Gifted, High Achievement
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Gallagher, Shelagh A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Students' personal epistemologies, or their beliefs about knowledge and knowing, have a substantial impact on learning, affecting their responses to curriculum, strategy selection, and psychosocial variables. Changes in epistemological reasoning occur similarly to other stage-based developmental schemes, with qualitative shifts in worldviews at…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Middle School Students, Academically Gifted, Grade 6
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Judson, Eugene; Bowers, Nicole L.; Glassmeyer, Kristi – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Although several studies have reported Advanced Placement (AP) growth, little attention has been paid to school- and classroom-level strategies that encourage students to enroll into AP courses and complete AP exams. This study focused on determining goals emphasized, and strategies used, by science and math teachers (N = 143). Results indicated…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Advanced Placement Programs, Science Education, Mathematics Education
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Veas, Alejandro; Castejón, Juan-Luis; O'Reilly, Colm; Ziegler, Albert – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
The underachievement of gifted students is a serious problem in gifted education. Although analytic research strategies have identified many causes of underachievement, this kind of approach still needs to be complemented by synthetic research strategies. The actiotope model of giftedness, for example, suggests that the effect of educational…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academically Gifted, Secondary School Students, Parent Participation
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Rindermann, Heiner; Ceci, Stephen J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
In 19 (sub)samples from seven countries (United States, Austria, Germany, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Vietnam, Brazil), we analyzed the impact of parental education compared with wealth on the cognitive ability of children (aged 4-22 years, total N = 15,297). The background of their families ranged from poor indigenous remote villagers to academic…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Intelligence
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Chichekian, Tanya; Shore, Bruce M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Seventy-four students in three different Grade 9 classrooms of high-performing learners from the same suburban, comprehensive secondary school, completed a questionnaire focused on their preferences for a friend to stand by his or her position in case of a disagreement, to maintain their own position themselves, and to modify their own stance.…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Secondary School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Second Language Instruction
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Steenbergen-Hu, Saiying; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
In this study, we conducted binary logistic regression on survey data collected from 244 past participants of a Talent Search program who attended regular high schools but supplemented their regular high school education with enriched or accelerated math and science learning activities. The participants completed an online survey 4 to 6 years…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, STEM Education, Educational Experience, Interests
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Kettler, Todd; Hurst, Luke T. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Participation in advanced academic programs such as Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) has been associated with higher student achievement and college readiness. In addition, AP and IB are widely recommended and implemented as services for gifted and talented students. Students who participate in these programs tend to be…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Student Participation, Longitudinal Studies
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Three competing models of the career decision-making thought processes of adolescents of high intellectual ability were tested in this study. Survey data were collected from 664 intellectually gifted Australian adolescents and analyzed using structural equation modeling procedures. The finally accepted, optimal model suggested that, regardless of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Gifted, Career Choice
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Stoeger, Heidrun; Greindl, Teresa; Kuhlmann, Johanna; Balestrini, Daniel Patrick – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Magnet schools focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as well as extracurricular programs in STEM support talented students and help increase their participation rates in those domains. We examined whether and the extent to which the learning and educational capital of male and female students (N = 801) enrolled in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High Achievement, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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