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Early identification of mathematics talent has long-term positive consequences for career contributions
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 25, No. 6 pp. 497–522
This chapter begins with a description of the Olympiad program in the United States and then proceeds to present the results of a retrospective study of the American Math Olympians. The chapter is organized around two basic research questions: What...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 25, No. 6 pp. 485–496
The first section of this chapter deals with the research questions and the focus of the Olympiad studies. The next section concerns the development of the cross-cultural/cross-national instruments used in the international studies included in this...
High Ability Studies Vol. 15, No. 2 (Dec 01, 2004) pp. 229–242
The main goal of this paper is to investigate cross-cultural factors that predict academic ability among mathematically gifted Olympians in Finland and the United States. The following two research problems are formulated: (1) What factors...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 25, No. 6 pp. 479–484
This monograph deals with descriptions and evaluations of the Math Olympiad programs in five countries: United States, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Russia. This chapter provides the rationale underlying academic competitions that are designed to...