Gifted Education Literature Review

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1. Periathiruvadi, S., & Rinn, A. N. (2012). Technology in Gifted Education. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 45(2), 153-169. doi:10.1080/15391523.2012.10782601 This journal article was written as a literature review. The research types utilized to write this review were qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods sources. This journal article analyzes studies interested in the understanding of technology use with gifted students. It references the many types of studies that were used in this review and their findings on student perceptions of technology use in their curriculum. The findings were mostly positive towards student attitudes to technology. The results stated that students reported having positive learning experiences…show more content…
The study/questionnaire was performed on 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students. There has been limited information or evidence of the opinions of gifted and talented students on their education (Kahveci & Akgul, 2014, p. 79). The results brought to light that as students progressed in grades, their position and perceptions of their gifted and talented education decreased. The older the students became, the less favorable they felt about their gifted and talented education. They felt their education was not keeping up with their educational needs (Kahveci & Akgul, 2014, p. 87). This article was interesting to read about what students felt about their own education. I would like to read more studies on student perceptions here in the United States. It was mentioned that there is not much literature on this topic. It would be nice to see more data and information from students, even in the younger elementary…show more content…
173). This was an action research study that took place in Singapore with 54 male students, half in a control group and the other half in an experimental group. The study incorporated data from Pre- and Post-Test achievement scores and from an online survey with the students. The questionnaire showed a high percentage of the experimental, journal writing students, believed there were definite positive advantages to journaling in their math classes. The post-test scores proved that the journal writing students scored higher than those that did not use journals. The strength of the article was to bring to light the advantages of journal writing in math classes. The weakness is the limited number of students (54) used in the study. They also only studied boys. I would like to read on results from both

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