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Bell, Sherry Mee; Taylor, Emily P.; McCallum, R. Steve; Coles, Jeremy T.; Hays, Elizabeth – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
From a sample of 1,242 third graders, prospective twice-exceptional students were selected using reading and math curriculum-based measures (CBMs), routinely used in Response to Intervention (RtI). These prospective twice-exceptional students were compared with non-twice-exceptional peers with similar strengths in either math or reading on CBMs…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Comorbidity, Academically Gifted
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Speirs Neumeister, Kristie L.; Fletcher, Kathryn L.; Burney, Virginia H. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This study examined the relationship among subtypes of perfectionism and achievement goal orientations within the context of Gaudreau and Thompson's quadripartite framework. The authors first sought to replicate Campbell and Di Paula's factor analysis to identify subtypes of self-oriented perfectionism (SOP) and socially prescribed perfectionism…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Wilson, Hope E. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
Research has demonstrated mixed results regarding differences in social and emotional characteristics between gifted and typical populations. The purpose of this secondary analysis of data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study: Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) is to investigate the affective characteristics of early mathematics and literacy ability…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Skills
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Mofield, Emily L.; Parker Peters, Megan – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
Overexcitabilities and perfectionism are often discussed within the context of gifted education, given that both are observed among gifted individuals. The present research (a) explored the relationships between overexcitabilities and dimensions of healthy and unhealthy perfectionism and (b) determined the extent to which overexcitabilities are…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Adolescents
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Schmitt, Carrie; Goebel, Vella – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This study attempted to answer the question, "To what extent do 12th-grade high-ability students feel that their past educational experiences, particularly in high school, have challenged their academic abilities?" Much research has been conducted in the field of gifted education about the identification, social and emotional…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, Grade 12, Academic Ability, High Achievement
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Perrone-McGovern, Kristin M.; Simon-Dack, Stephanie L.; Beduna, Kerry N.; Williams, Cady C.; Esche, Aaron M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
In this study, we examined interrelationships among emotional overexcitability, perfectionism, emotion regulation, and subjective well-being. Dabrowski and Piechowski's theoretical conceptualization of overexcitabilities and J. J. Gross and John's constructs of emotion regulation strategies provided a framework to guide hypotheses in the present…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Response, Well Being, Personality Traits
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Kettler, Todd; Russell, Joseph; Puryear, Jeb S. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This study examined discrepancies in educational opportunity for gifted students at the program services level. School districts in the study (N = 1,029) varied in expenditures for gifted education and the allocation of faculty for gifted education. The relationships of variables representing funding and staffing gifted education and school…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Special Education, Gifted, Equal Education
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Sarouphim, Ketty M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
The purpose of this article is to shed light on the state of gifted education in Lebanon and to describe the efforts underway to establish programs for gifted learners in the country. The article starts with a description of the Lebanese system of education followed by research conducted in Lebanon on an instrument called Discovering Intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Minority Group Students
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Long, Lye Chan; Barnett, Kerry; Rogers, Karen B. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
An exploratory qualitative case study of 10 government secondary schools (Grades 7-12) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, was conducted to investigate the extent to which the revised NSW gifted and talented policy (2004) has contributed to gifted program quality and scope. Findings from the qualitative analysis of in-depth interview data with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Chua, Joey – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This multiple case study aims to answer the main research question, "How well are exceptionally talented Finnish and Singaporean dance students supported by significant individuals at different phases of the students' development?" The exceptionally talented students aged 16 to 22 were enrolled in their national dance institutions--the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Dance Education, Academically Gifted
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Rubenstein, Lisa DaVia; Gilson, Cindy M.; Bruce-Davis, Micah N.; Gubbins, E. Jean – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
Modern classrooms are often comprised of a heterogeneous student population with varying abilities. To address this variance, third-grade teachers implemented researcher-designed, pre-differentiated, and enriched math curricula in algebra, geometry and measurement, and graphing and data analysis. The goal of the curricula was to provide academic…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Individualized Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 3
Peterson, Jean Sunde – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
A qualitative, longitudinal, phenomenological case study explored how a gifted female experienced various life events and aspects of development during adolescence and young adulthood (ages 15-30 years), particularly as related to multiple traumatic experiences, which were revealed late in the first year of the study. Additional experiences, well…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Longitudinal Studies, Phenomenology, Case Studies
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Olthouse, Jill M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This collective case study represents 10 gifted children's relationships with writing. The construct "relationship with writing" includes children's influences, goals, values, identity, and emotions connected to writing. Overall, these students' relationships with writing can be described as creative, responsible, and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Children, Case Studies, Writing (Composition)
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Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
The paper argues that educators of the gifted have overlooked important evidence on the power of special environments because of our habit of considering cognitive outcomes and an outsider view of evidence as the standard for judging the benefits of special environments. The author proposes that social context be used as a construct to help…
Descriptors: Special Education, Gifted, Social Environment, Educational Environment
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Coleman, Laurence J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
Most of our information on how teachers of the gifted and talented think while they plan and implement instruction is from the perspective of the researcher, not from the teacher's perspective. One expert teacher was studied in great detail using ethnographic and phenomenological techniques. More specifically, a teacher was studied as he…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Cognitive Processes
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