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Kurup, Anitha; Maithreyi, R. – Roeper Review, 2012
Large-scale sequential research developments for identification and measurement of giftedness have received ample attention in the West, whereas India's response to this has largely been lukewarm. The wide variation in parents' abilities to provide enriched environments to nurture their children's potential makes it imperative for India to develop…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries
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Matthews, Michael S. – Roeper Review, 2006
Dropping out of school has been presented as a serious problem affecting gifted students, with some authors suggesting that 20% or more of dropouts could be gifted (e.g., Rimm, 1995; Robertson, 1991). Longitudinal data from North Carolina were used to investigate high-school dropout rates among gifted students (N = 7916) who had participated in a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Dropout Rate, Talent, Dropouts
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Gallagher, James J. – Roeper Review, 2004
The text from this article, by Jim Gallaghar, is adapted from an address given to Talent Identification Program (TIP) awardees at Duke University May 17, 2004. He discusses being a survivor in public schools. The overall message he is trying to get across, is be a survivor, be a problem finder, it will energize and might find some results that…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Public Education, Creativity
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Fearn, Leif; Owen, Jimmie Jean – Roeper Review, 1984
The Special Program Responding to Intellectual Needs of Gifted designed an assessment and intervention process similar to special education programs. Individual objectives and activities were written based on present functioning. Three years of implementation produced change in excess of chance and maturational projection in 22 of the 26…
Descriptors: Gifted, Individualized Education Programs, Program Effectiveness, Student Educational Objectives
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Clark, Gilbert; Zimmerman, Enid – Roeper Review, 1984
Artistic talent is examined by countering popular misconceptions about students with superior abilities. A conception of artistic talent is presented in which parallels are drawn between the representation of intelligence on a normal distribution and representation of talent in art on a naive-to-sophisticated continuum. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence, Talent, Talent Identification
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Strykowski, Bernadette F.; Walberg, Herbert J. – Roeper Review, 1983
Historical analysis of the psychological traits and childhood environments of 55 leading poets, novelists, and dramatists indicated that outstanding traits and conditions of childhood can be identified and serve as portents of future accomplishments. (CL)
Descriptors: Family Environment, Psychological Characteristics, Talent, Talent Identification
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Hamilton, Jan – Roeper Review, 1984
The article encourages educators of the gifted to work with educators of the migrant child to identify migrant gifted students. Federal definitions of migrant, migrant streams, and typical factors that handicap the migrant student are explained. The Migrant Student Record Transfer System for identifying potentially gifted students is described.…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Gifted, Migrant Youth, Student Characteristics
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Roeper Review, 1982
Five articles on art education for the gifted touch on topics which include identifying artistic talent, encouraging aesthetic development, using art as a means of visual communication, career decision making for the artistic student, and creative learning and teaching through sketchbooks. (SB)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Career Awareness, Creative Development
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Reynolds, Sarah E. – Roeper Review, 1985
Program supervisors for the gifted and talented can conceive of themselves as managers of boundaries between the program and the rest of the school and between the school and the community. The role touches on identification, individual counseling, parent counseling, career counseling, and program and policy. (CL)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted
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VanTassel-Baska, Joyce; Prentice, Mary – Roeper Review, 1985
The article focuses on the role of talent search programs in local and state program development efforts for the gifted and talented. It explores elements of change and the change process itself in educational institutions choosing to participate actively in the talent search mechanisms. Indiana is cited as an example. (Author/CL)
Descriptors: Change, Program Development, Talent, Talent Identification
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Brodsky, Ruthan, Ed. – Roeper Review, 1980
Five articles on the young gifted child focus on identification, the application of child development principles, characteristics, the role of play in a differentiated curriculum, and appropriate books. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Gifted
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Schmidt, Lloyd – Roeper Review, 1981
A model of musical education for the musically gifted child is proposed. The nuclear model involves development of a nucleus of specific performance or creative talent as well as instruction in general musicianship, the arts as a whole, and general education.
Descriptors: Creativity, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Models
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Roeper Review, 1980
Five programs for gifted/talented students are described. Programs represented include an identification approach; a creative problem solving program for teachers, parents, and gifted students; a language arts program; an attempt to defuse the anxiety of gifted students; and an elementary program offering differentiated curriculum and flexible age…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Elementary Education, Gifted, Language Arts
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Male, Robert A.; Perrone, Philip – Roeper Review, 1979
The article focuses on a screening instrument for gifted and talented students. In the sample instrument included, characteristics in three categories are listed: learning, creativity, and leadership. (CL)
Descriptors: Gifted, Screening Tests, Student Characteristics, Talent
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Shermis, Mark D.; And Others – Roeper Review, 1996
Three study cohorts involving 199 gifted fifth graders, 190 gifted sixth graders, and 683 typical sixth graders were used to construct, validate, and pilot a computerized adaptive math test for placing fifth graders in a middle school mathematics gifted program. Results suggest the adaptive test has potential for talent identification. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Computer Assisted Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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