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Bianco, Margarita; Harris, Bryn; Garrison-Wade, Dorothy; Leech, Nancy – Roeper Review, 2011
The goal of this mixed-methods study was to explore the effect of gender on teachers' willingness to refer students to a gifted and talented program. Teachers (N = 28) were provided with one of two profiles (i.e., female or male) describing a gifted student. Results indicated that teachers' decisions for referral to gifted programs were…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Referral, Gender Bias, Teaching Methods
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Mendoza, Charlotte – Roeper Review, 2006
National leaders in the field of gifted education have voiced serious concerns regarding the effect of No Child Left Behind on gifted children. This article looks inside classrooms to determine if and how such concerns materialize in the "real world." A survey of selected teachers in various elementary- and middle-school settings in four…
Descriptors: Gifted, Federal Legislation, Teacher Attitudes, Political Attitudes
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Chamberlin, Scott A.; Moore, Alan D. – Roeper Review, 2006
This study investigated the extent of knowledge professors reported in regards to gifted and talented education. Participants were college professors and instructors (N = 62) from 4-year teacher preparation institutions who taught elementary-education methods classes. All participants were employed in Mid-Continent Research for Education and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Gifted, Talent