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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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The Finnish public discussion of giftedness and gifted children
The purpose of this paper is to present the results of research in which the Finnish public discussion of giftedness and gifted children, and conceptions of giftedness and gifted children presentedExpand
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How Finnish elementary school teachers meet the needs of their gifted students
The aim of this research is to determine how Finnish elementary school teachers meet the needs of gifted students in regular classroom settings. In a survey of 202 teachers, the participantsExpand
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Ethical challenges in inclusive education: The case of gifted students
Abstract Inclusion, defined as nondiscriminatory education for all, involves embracing gifted students whose special needs should be considered in curriculum planning and in the teaching methodsExpand
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Mindsets and Failure: Neural Differences in Reactions to Mistakes among 2nd Grade Finnish Girls
Mindsets have been identified as an important factor in explaining learning differences among students. Growth mindset students have been shown to recover from mistakes easier than fixed mindsetExpand
Finnish elementary school teachers perspectives on gifted education
The main purpose of this doctoral thesis is to investigate Finnish elementary school teachers’ perspectives on gifted education. In particular, teachers’ conceptions of giftedness, their attitudesExpand
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Finnish Elementary School Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Gifted Education
This study examined Finnish elementary school teachers’ (N = 212) attitudes toward the gifted and their education. On a general level, teachers’ attitudes toward gifted education were slightlyExpand
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How Do School Children and Adolescents Perceive the Nature of Talent Development? A Case Study from Finland
This article examines how school children and adolescents ( ) perceive the nature of talent development. More particularly it is investigated whether students perceive intelligence and giftedness asExpand
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