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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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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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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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Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Vaughn, Colin T.; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Cross, Tracy L.; Kim, Mihyeon; O'Reilly, Colm; Spielhagen, Frances R.; Pereira Da Costa, Maria; Hymer, Barry – Roeper Review, 2019
The phenomenon of social coping among students with gifts and talents (SWGT) is not well understood. In interviews with elementary-, middle-, and high-school aged SWGT (N = 90; 50% female) from the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea, Ireland, and France, the universality of awareness of visibility of their exceptional abilities, high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Experience
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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Roeper Review, 2019
Previous studies have not examined the academic emotions experienced by academically high-achieving females with disordered eating. In this qualitative study, 14 academically high-achieving adult females who developed disordered eating in high school were interviewed. A content analysis of the interview transcripts revealed both the academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, High Achievement, Females, Eating Disorders
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Szymanski, Antonia; Wrenn, Melissa – Roeper Review, 2019
The cognitive perceptions that enable gifted children to process academic information in superior ways also qualitatively impact the psychosocial dimensions of their lives. Overexcitabilities represent common super-sensitive areas in gifted children. However, giftedness does not end with adulthood and neither do the complex processes of…
Descriptors: Adults, Gifted, Social Isolation, Peer Relationship
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Chandra Handa, Manoj – Roeper Review, 2019
This study examined similarities and differences in the perceptions of principals and teachers about the use of differentiated strategies for gifted learners and studied principals' perceptions about schoolwide differentiation. Comparisons of these perceptions have been undocumented to date. Participants included 867 teachers and 120 principals…
Descriptors: Principals, Teachers, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Al-Hroub, Anies; Whitebread, David – Roeper Review, 2019
The purpose of this research was to investigate the utility of dynamic assessment (DA) in identifying a group of "twice-exceptional students" who exhibited mathematical giftedness and specific learning disabilities (MG/LDs). A quantitative method was applied by a multidisciplinary team to identify 30 students (16 girls and 14 boys) in…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities, Grade 5
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Kim, Kyung Hee – Roeper Review, 2019
To understand creativity is to recognize and develop the creative potential within oneself and others. This article examines what creativity is "not" and then what creativity "is". First, the six leading misconceptions about creativity are discussed: Creativity belongs solely to the arts; creativity is quickly recognizable;…
Descriptors: Creativity, Misconceptions, Innovation, Mental Disorders
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