high-ability

high-ability

adj
(of a student) having a higher than average ability
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In "Specialized Schools for High-Ability Learners: Designing and Implementing Programs in Specialized School Settings", Bronwyn MacFarlane (Professor of Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock) focuses on educational programming offered in nontraditional, publicly approved, and private settings, with important details about how to serve high-ability learners in specialized schools and deliver schoolwide educational change.
Through 13 chapters, educators and scholars mainly from the US detail educational programming offered in nontraditional, publicly approved, and private settings to serve high-ability learners and specialized schools and deliver school-wide educational change throughout the K-16 curriculum.
Two of the report's recommendations--maximizing identification of students who receive advanced learning opportunities and ensuring that all high-ability students have access to advanced educational services--address what researchers found throughout several states: that lower-income students are "dramatically underrepresented" among AP test-takers, said Glynn.
In 2014, the ambitious musician began studying at the celebrated University of Vienna as a talented student of high-ability. Weber is currently 16 years old and has already won a number of awards for her musical accomplishments, including the prestigious "Prima la Musica" award granted at the Austrian National Competition.
High-ability entering college students give three main reasons for not choosing to become part of honors programs and colleges; they and/or their parents believe that honors classes at the university level require more work than non-honors courses, are more stressful, and will adversely affect their self-image and grade point average (GPA) (Hill; Lacey; Rinn).
We assume that only high-ability students are able to obtain a good grade, something that occurs with intensity [lambda].
According to Ammie del Rey of the PCGE, the center has been working closely with the DepEd since 2010 to identify gifted and high-ability children.
In addition, students in both groups were further divided into two subgroups: high-ability and low-ability, according to their general math performance--to investigate whether GBL is beneficial for both high and low-ability students.
The small school's representation at the state fair is an outstanding indication of the level of scientific thinking going on at EA Young Academy, a not-for-profit private school that is dedicated to gifted, talented and high-ability scholars, grades K-12.
"High-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle, but they are no more likely than lower-ability whites to support open housing laws and are less likely to support school busing and affirmative action programs," maintains Geoffrey Wodtke, a doctoral candidate in sociology, who analyzed data on the racial attitudes of more than 20,000 white respondents from the nationally representative General Social Survey.
According to Geoffrey Wodtke, a doctoral candidate in sociology at University of Michigan, high-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle.
They are divided into two types: high-ability entrepreneurs who are present in proportion [gamma] and low-ability entrepreneurs who are in proportion 1 - [gamma].
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