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Finnish Teachers’ Conceptions of Giftedness
This article presents two independent studies of Finnish teachers’ conceptions of giftedness and considers whether it is a malleable or fixed quality. The first qualitative study examined elementaryExpand
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How Finland Serves Gifted and Talented Pupils
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the ways gifted and talented pupils are served in Finland. The trend toward individualism and freedom of choice as well as national policyExpand
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Teachers’ Implicit Meaning Systems and Their Implications for Pedagogical Thinking and Practice: A Case Study from Finland
ABSTRACT This qualitative case study examines teachers’ implicit meaning systems built around their core beliefs on the malleability of human qualities. Previous research has demonstrated theExpand
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Interaction in Educational Domains
In this volume, we take a holistic approach to education, viewing human beings as lifelong learners who need interaction in all educational domains – cognitive, affective, psychomotor – to actualizeExpand
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Growth Mindset in Teaching: A Case Study of a Finnish Elementary School Teacher
This study investigates how a growth mindset is actualised in one first-grade teacher’s classroom. Mindset refers to implicit beliefs that individuals hold about basic human qualities. A person withExpand
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Finnish student teachers’ perceptions on the role of purpose in teaching
Abstract This study identifies the nature of the purposes that Finnish student teachers of different subjects (N = 372) have for teaching and how these perceptions could inform teacher education.Expand
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Life purposes of Iranian secondary school students
Abstract This article examines Iranian secondary students’ (N = 336) life purposes. Economic and hedonistic life goals were the most valued. Relationships in terms of having a family and childrenExpand
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The implications of teachers’ implicit theories for moral education: A case study from Finland
Abstract Implicit theories concerning the malleability of human qualities are known to have a powerful impact on motivation and learning, but their role in moral education is an under-researchedExpand
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A Cross-Cultural Study of Gifted Students' Scientific, Societal, and Moral Questions Concerning Science
This study investigated the number and nature of gifted female and male students' scientific, societal, and moral questions concerning science. The participants ( 𝑁 = 6 5 8 ) of this study wereExpand
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How Teachers’ and Students’ Mindsets in Learning Have Been Studied: Research Findings on Mindset and Academic Achievement
Empirical research on mindset has indicated that mindset can predict numerous individual achievement, including academic, cognitive, motivational, affective and even socioeconomic, through mediationExpand
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