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Olthouse, Jill M.; Sauder, Adrienne E. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Exemplary adolescent creative writers' stories and poems demonstrate a connection between personal purposes for writing and the development of advanced technical skills. This hermeneutic analysis of 33 student texts (which were chosen because of their relation to the topic of literacy) reveals three main reasons for writing (remembrance,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Creative Writing, Hermeneutics, Literacy
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Paz-Baruch, Nurit; Leikin, Roza; Leikin, Mark – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Little empirical data are available concerning the cognitive abilities of gifted individuals in general and especially those who excel in mathematics. We examined visual processing abilities distinguishing between general giftedness (G) and excellence in mathematics (EM). The research population consisted of 190 students from four groups of 10th-…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Visual Perception, Cognitive Ability
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Allen, William T., Jr.; Hunsaker, Scott L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Curriculum ideologies are educational theories applied in everyday pedagogical practice. In this study, to better meet the learning needs of their students, four middle school teachers used a variety of ideologies as a professional toolbox. When confronted with school district standardization, these teachers adapted; however, as predicted by…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Ideology, Middle School Teachers, Curriculum
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Blackburn, Aranzazu M.; Cornish, Linley; Smith, Susen – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Current research on gifted English language learners (gifted ELLs) is broadly centered on identification issues and investigations of underrepresentation in gifted programs mainly in schools in the United States and referencing predominantly Spanish-speaking students. Australia presents itself as a multicultural nation, yet limited research exists…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Gifted, Global Approach, Literature Reviews
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Zirkel, Perry A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This update of the legislation/regulations and case law specific to pre-K-12 gifted students since a cluster of publications in 2004-2005 primarily focuses on the "gifted alone" category, with only secondary attention to twice-exceptional and other students in the "gifted plus" category. For the gifted-alone category, the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Exceptional Child Research, Educational Legislation, Court Litigation
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Park, Sunhee; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Ryoo, Ji Hoon – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
The psychometric qualities of the six- and eight-item implicit theories of intelligence scales that Dweck suggested were compared using a confirmatory factor analysis with data from 239 gifted students (100 students in Grades 5-7, 139 students in Grades 8-11). The results indicate that the six-item scale fits the data better than the eight-item…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Intelligence Tests, Factor Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Robins, Jennifer H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
The release of the Marland Report in 1972 is often described as a watershed moment in the field of gifted education and remains a touchstone for the field today. The report presented the federal government's formal definition of giftedness and outlined the unique learning needs of gifted students and the challenges faced by these students in U.S.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Research
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Kaul, Corina R.; Johnsen, Susan K.; Saxon, Terrill F.; Witte, Mary M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
"Overlooked gems" is the term used in gifted education to describe high-potential, low-income students who are unable to excel because of significant barriers in their homes, environments, and educational systems. To address these barriers, educators have offered enrichment and other types of talent development programs to this at-risk…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Enrichment Activities
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Warne, Russell T.; Price, Chris J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
The annals of gifted education research contain few educational policy studies and even fewer studies on the impacts of changes in policy. To partially fill this gap, the authors performed an ABA study investigating the impact of accountability legislation on the number of students reported gifted in Texas public schools. Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Accountability, Public Schools, Educational Legislation
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Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Bugaj, Stephen J.; Mammadov, Sakhavat – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This study examined identification with school among middle school students and its relationship with academic crowd membership, a public expression of one's academic orientation. Of the 127 Grade 6 to 8 students in the sample, 55 reported participation in a gifted program; 44% of these gifted students did not claim affiliation with the academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Identification (Psychology), Group Membership
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Besnoy, Kevin D.; Dantzler, John; Besnoy, Lisa R.; Byrne, Caitlin – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This study evaluated the construct validity of the Traits, Aptitudes, and Behaviors Scale (TABS). Data for this study were collected from two separate school districts across three different academic years in the Southeastern United States. Of the total sample (N = 2,330), 64.6% of the children were identified as African American, 29.0% as…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Construct Validity, Personality Traits
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Moon, Tonya R.; Park, Sunhee – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Recent research has shown that implementation of innovative programs at the classroom level continues to be a major challenge. The purpose of this study was to examine the types of modifications made during implementation of two curriculum units in two different setting types (i.e., self-contained, pull-out) to identify areas that should be…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Language Arts, Academically Gifted, Delivery Systems
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Siegle, Del; Gubbins, E. Jean; O'Rourke, Patricia; Langley, Susan Dulong; Mun, Rachel U.; Luria, Sarah R.; Little, Catherine A.; McCoach, D. Betsy; Knupp, Tawnya; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Plucker, Jonathan A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Gifted students' learning gains result from complex, advanced, and meaningful content provided by a knowledgeable teacher through high-quality curriculum and instruction at an appropriate pace with scaffolding and feedback. These elements exert influence that increases with dosage and within structures that facilitate student engagement in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Social Bias
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Laine, Sonja; Kuusisto, Elina; Tirri, Kirsi – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This article presents two independent studies of Finnish teachers' conceptions of giftedness and considers whether it is a malleable or fixed quality. The first qualitative study examined elementary school teachers' (N = 212) conceptions via inductive-oriented content analysis, whereas the second study measured teachers' (elementary n = 184,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Dimitriadis, Christos – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
This study investigated the educational provision for mathematically gifted students offered in primary (elementary) schools in England (United Kingdom) just before the abandonment of the government's Gifted and Talented (G&T) program. Through a questionnaire within five Educational Authorities and four in-depth case studies in different…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Mathematics, Special Education
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