Prodigies of the Prairie: The Talent Development Stories of Four Elite Nebraska Youth Performers

@article{Kiewra2018ProdigiesOT,
  title={Prodigies of the Prairie: The Talent Development Stories of Four Elite Nebraska Youth Performers},
  author={Kenneth A. Kiewra and Amanda L. Witte},
  journal={Roeper Review},
  year={2018},
  volume={40},
  pages={176 - 190}
}
This qualitative study addressed this primary question: How does talent develop among four Nebraska youth? Four highly talented Nebraska youth in the domains of baton twirling, swimming, rodeo, and both softball and music were interviewed along with their parents and coaches. Results revealed unique talent stories and commonalities among those stories. The stories described a twirling talent trilogy that involved coordinated efforts among student, parent, and coach; a swimmer with all hands on… Expand
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