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Renzulli’s Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness

Gigers: Renzulli’s Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness By Matthias Giger Renzulli considers three factors important for the development of gifted behaviour: Above average ability, creativity, and task commitment. Within the above average abilities Renzulli makes a difference between general abilities (like processing information, integrating experiences, and abstract thinking) and specific abilities (like the capacity to acquire … Continue reading

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Gagné’s Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent

Gigers: Gagné’s Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent By Matthias Giger Gagné thinks that all talents are developed from natural abilities through learning influenced by inner and outer catalysts. The main components of Gagné’s model – which he refined several times – are: Natural Abilities intellectual abilities: reasoning, memory, sense of observation, judgement, and metacognition; … Continue reading

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Discussion on “The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparisons: the homogeneity of results in PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS and IQ-tests across nations”, by Heiner Rindermann

European Journal of Personality: Discussion on “The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparisons: the homogeneity of results in PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS and IQ-tests across nations”, by Heiner Rindermann By Jüri Allik, Department of Psychology, University of Tartu, Estonia Abstract “Rindermann’s study provides the most comprehensive evidence so far that national scores of school assessment have systematic … Continue reading

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The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparisons: the homogeneity of results in PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS and IQ-tests across nations

European Journal of Personality: The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparisons: the homogeneity of results in PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS and IQ-tests across nations By Heiner Rindermann Abstract “International cognitive ability and achievement comparisons stem from different research traditions. But analyses at the interindividual data level show that they share a common positive manifold. Correlations of … Continue reading

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Hun lærte seg alfabetet som toåring – ble stemplet som problembarn

Oppland Arbeiderblad: Hun lærte seg alfabetet som toåring – ble stemplet som problembarn Av: Trude Grevstad Dale English: “She learned the alphabet at two – earned label as problem child” “I årevis var de vitne til at den vitebegjærlige jenta deres ble misforstått og sendt på gangen eller til rektors kontor hver gang hun lagde … Continue reading

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Scholarships for gifted students

Center for Talent Development: Scholarships for gifted students “Gifted students can take advantage of scholarship and funding opportunities for everything from elementary school enrichment programs to college tuition. The only trick is finding them. Start your search here with the select scholarships listed below. Catalyst Project The American Psychological Association’s (APA) Center for Gifted Education … Continue reading