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A Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent ( DMGT )

  title={A Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent ( DMGT )},
  author={Françoys Gagn{\'e}},
The DMGT proposes four aptitude domains (see Figure 1): intellectual (IG), creative (CG), socioaffective (SG), and sensorimotor (MG). These natural abilities, whose development and level of expression is partially controlled by the individual’s genetic endowment, can be observed in every task children are confronted with in the course of their schooling: for instance, the intellectual abilities needed to learn to read, speak a foreign language, or understand new mathematical concepts, the… 

Building gifts into talents : Overview of the DMGT

When the two terms are differentiated, the distinction may take many forms. Some apply the term 'gifted' to high cognitive abilities, and the term 'talented' to all other forms of excellence (e.g.,

New conceptualizations of linguistic giftedness

This state-of-the art paper focuses on the issue of linguistic giftedness, somewhat neglected in the second language acquisition (SLA) literature, attempting to reconceptualize, expand and update

Effect of science camp for enhancing STEM skills of gifted young scientists

reasoning 0.872 Speed of information processing 0.821 Visual spatial 0.770 Verbal comprehension 0.845 Active memory 0.771 The screening test was available online from 1 September, 2019 until 19

Conference proceedings

  • A. Rashid
  • Psychology
    2009 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium
  • 2009
The theoretical history of constructs of visual spatial ability is described and linked to cognitive behaviours that can be used for identification, and five principles for the provision of differentiated learning programmes for identified students are proposed, with reference to Renzulli's Enrichment Triad model.

Predictors of numeracy skills giftedness in young children: Perceptions of Botswana early childhood practitioners

  • O. Adedoyin
  • Education
    African Educational Research Journal
  • 2018
Giftedness in numeracy skills in young children is a phenomenon that is not always visible and easily identifiable. However, these numeracy skills should be recognised in the early years of

Motivating Gifted Adolescents Through the Power of PIE: Preparedness, Innovation, and Effort

ABSTRACT This qualitative cross-case study explores gifted adolescents’ perspectives on motivation in learning as a means to better understand their complex motivational and academic needs.

Examining Individual Differences in Language Learning: A Neurocognitive Model of Language Aptitude

Abstract A common practice in the cognitive neurosciences is to investigate population-typical phenomena, treating individuals as equal except for a few outliers that are usually discarded from

Potential Test Gifted and Talented Children: Study of Elementary School in Indonesia

This study is an attempt to get a standardized instrument to reveal the potential ability of gifted and talented children. The purpose of this study was to produce a measuring tool for locate

Talent Development : Exposing the Weakest Link Talent Development : Exposing the Weakest Link *

  • Education
  • 2010
1. Talent Development: Exposing the Weakest Link For talent to emerge, causal contributions from many sources are required, among them high natural abilities (called gifts), motivation, perseverance,

Debating Giftedness: Pronat vs. Antinat

This chapter pursues two main goals: (a) demonstrate that natural abilities—and their outstanding expression as gifts—really exist (the mainstream Pronat position) and that recent attacks by a few



From giftedness to talent: A developmental model and its impact on the language of the field

The present text addresses the laxity in terminology that afflicts our field, especially the definitions of our two central constructs: giftedness and talent. A differentiated model is proposed,

Giftedness and Talent: Reexamining a Reexamination of the Definitions

In the scientific literature, there is ambiguity in the distinction between the concepts of giftedness and talent. This paper examines several common definitions of these two terms, with particular

Is There Any Light at the End of the Tunnel?

In this rejoinder, the author reacts to five commentaries on his target article (Gagné, 1999) on the nature of abilities, gifts, and talents. He defends the worthiness of his quest to achieve some


Regular stagecoach travel could be accomplished between Boston and New York by the mid 1740s, but the journey was an uncomfortable one. In the summer, dust filled the inside of the coach, and those

A Proposal for Subcategories Within Gifted or Talented Populations

Following a survey of the literature and a critique of an earlier proposal by Gagné (1993), the author describes a new system of categories to subdivide the gifted and talented populations into more

Constructs and models pertaining to exceptional human abilities

  • International Handbook of Research and Development of Giftedness and Talent
  • 1993

My convictions about the nature of human abilities, gifts and talents

  • Journal for the Education of the Gifted
  • 1999