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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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Lee, Chin-Wen; Ritchotte, Jennifer A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
According to the "2014-2015 State of the States in Gifted Education", Colorado is the only state in the United States where a series of on-site, customized twice-exceptional professional development (2E PD) opportunities have been implemented. The purpose of this case study evaluation was to understand the implementation of 2E PD during…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Faculty Development, Case Studies, Program Evaluation
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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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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the role of academic achievement in the process of stress and coping of academically high-achieving females before the onset of disordered eating. Fourteen academically high-achieving female adults who had developed disordered eating in high school were interviewed, using a semistructured…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Females, Eating Disorders
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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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Alodat, Ali M.; Zumberg, Marshall F. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This qualitative study aimed to discover teachers' perceptions about the effectiveness of using the nonverbal Cognitive Abilities Screening Test (CogAT) in identifying gifted and talented children. The study's sample of six teachers participated in standardizing the Jordanian version of the CogAT. Teachers attended a focus group discussion, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability, Nonverbal Tests, Screening Tests
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Rinn, Anne N.; Plucker, Jonathan A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Meeting the intellectual needs of high-ability students does not end upon graduation from high school. However, limited attention is paid to the important topic of postsecondary advanced learning in the research literature. In this systematic review, we identified 52 empirical studies published during the past 15 years. Results suggest various…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Undergraduate Students, Honors Curriculum, Student Needs
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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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Wu, I-Chen; Lo, C. Owen; Tsai, Kuei-Fang – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Empirical studies investigating twice-exceptional students' learning experiences and intricate needs remain scarce to date. Even though highly able learners with autism spectrum disorder (ASDs) demonstrate potential for high achievement and/or creative productivity, they also face potential psychosocial distresses such as anxiety disorders and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Grade 5
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Dailey, Debbie; Cotabish, Alicia; Jackson, Nykela – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Present and future challenges in our society demand a solid science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) knowledge base, innovative thinking, and the ability to ask the right questions to generate multiple solutions. To prepare innovators to meet these challenges, we must recognize and develop their talents. This advancement and growth…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Instruction, Science Interests, Engineering Education
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Ihrig, Lori M.; Lane, Erin; Mahatmya, Duhita; Assouline, Susan G. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
High-achieving students in economically disadvantaged, rural schools lack access to advanced coursework necessary to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational and employment goals at the highest levels, contributing to the excellence gap. Out-of-school STEM programming offers one pathway to students' talent…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High Achievement, Economically Disadvantaged, Rural Areas
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Mullet, Dianna R.; Kettler, Todd; Sabatini, AnneMarie – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
This qualitative study was conducted to explore gifted students' conceptions of their high school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Participants were seven male and female college freshmen selected from the Honors College of a large research university. In-depth interviews captured students' retrospective accounts…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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