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Yu, Hsiao-Ping; Jen, Enyi – Roeper Review, 2020
The purpose of this article is to introduce the development of nanotechnology education in Taiwan using the example of evidenced-based lessons. Combining with the interest in STEM and gifted education, the goals were to cultivate teachers' capacity to teach new technology, to enhance K-12 high-ability students' interests and understanding of basic…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans, Gifted
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Guthrie, Kate H. – Roeper Review, 2020
What is it like to be a gifted adolescent girl in today's world? Situated in the context of a five-session group activity, called Gifted+Grounded, the purpose of this qualitative inquiry study was to better understand how two groups of gifted adolescent girls (Group 1 = 11, Group 2 = 14; Ages 13-16) made meaning of being "gifted." The…
Descriptors: Females, Student Attitudes, Groups, Summer Programs
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Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Dudnytska, Nataliya; Kim, Mihyeon; Vaughn, Colin T. – Roeper Review, 2020
A psychological autopsy of an 18-year-old male with dual exceptionalities contributes to our understanding of suicide among students with gifts and talents. Using four theories and models of suicide and research on the lived experience of students with gifts and talents, a comprehensive analysis of this adolescent's life offers implications for…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Males, Suicide, Late Adolescents
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Shearer, C. Branton – Roeper Review, 2020
Multiple intelligences (MI) theory was one of the first modern theories of intelligence to be based on neural evidence. The relationship between creativity and intelligence has been a matter of debate as has the role of MI theory in gifted education. An extensive array of neuroscience evidence is reviewed as it pertains to the validity of MI…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Neurosciences
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Dunn, Kristy; Georgiou, George; Das, J. P. – Roeper Review, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine whether components of the Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive (PASS) processing theory of intelligence predict reading and mathematics proficiency in a group of intellectually gifted children. One hundred forty-two intellectually gifted children (70 females, 72 males; M[subscript…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Children
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Brown, Maggie; Peterson, Elizabeth R.; Rawlinson, Catherine – Roeper Review, 2020
Interest in understanding gifted adults is growing amongst health professionals, researchers, educators, and gifted adults themselves. This study brings together international experts studying and working with gifted adults to find out what they think about the state of research in the area, and what is needed to move the field forward. Three…
Descriptors: Adults, Gifted, Qualitative Research, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Jett, Noel; Rinn, Anne N. – Roeper Review, 2020
Early College High Schools and Early College Entrance Programs offer college material to students who are ready for it before they reach the traditional age to begin college enrollment. With the goal of addressing concerns related to the success of these programs and their impact on affective development among students, a systematic review and…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Outcomes of Education, Acceleration (Education), Program Effectiveness
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Haraldsen, Heidi M.; Nordin-Bates, Sanna M.; Abrahamsen, Frank Eirik; Halvari, Hallgeir – Roeper Review, 2020
This study explored the motivational experiences of nine successful elite performers in ballet, music, and swimming at Norwegian talent development (TD) schools. Semistructured interviews were conducted. Thematic analysis revealed that the performers navigated within and between several contextual layers, characterized by egalitarian values,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Performance, Self Determination, Foreign Countries
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Young, Jemimah L.; Young, Jamaal R.; Ford, Donna Y. – Roeper Review, 2019
Gifted girls of color represent a potentially untapped resource for increasing and sustaining a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Girls of color possess unique mathematics and science gifts and talents that can remain unrealized if not addressed before middle school. Culturally responsive STEM…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, STEM Education, Academically Gifted, Females
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Hu, Hongliang – Roeper Review, 2019
This article explores how resilience draws upon positive individual, social, contextual, and cultural variables and buffers gifted children from the harmful impact of their psychosocial and emotional needs. Its purpose is to consider building resilience in gifted children and advocating the resilience curriculum requirement for their unique social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Resilience (Psychology), Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2019
This article offers interview responses from Thomas Hébert, a professor of gifted and talented education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. Hébert was previously a faculty member at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. He has more than a decade of K-12 classroom experiences working with gifted…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education
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Harper, Amanda J.; Clifford, Christine – Roeper Review, 2019
Kazimierz Dabrowski's five-level theory of personality development, the Theory of Positive Disintegration, is one in which the experience of all emotions is essential for the process of individual growth toward the personality ideal. In this article, we synthesize Dabrowski's conception of syntony and the development of empathy. We discuss the…
Descriptors: Empathy, Personality Theories, Personality Development, Personality Traits
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Sewell, Christopher J.P.; Goings, Ramon B. – Roeper Review, 2019
Through the reflections of 17 Black adults who attended gifted schools in New York City, this qualitative study investigated how they transitioned into and through gifted programs as students. Findings suggest four themes: (a) Many students were referred to gifted programs during their elementary school experience either by their teachers or by…
Descriptors: African Americans, Adults, Gifted, Talent
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Godor, Brian P. – Roeper Review, 2019
Metaphors are devices that people employ for both poetic purposes and rhetorical elaboration and belong to the realm of extraordinary language. Metaphors are used to connect abstract ideas and information to more concrete experiences, thus making these experiences more familiar and easier to understand. Moreover, metaphors are more than symbolic…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Teachers
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2019
This article provides responses from academic neurologist Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad to questions posed by Don Ambrose. After moving from Iran to the United States in 1984, Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad attended The Roeper School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for high school. He studied physics as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. After…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Medical Research, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty
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