Anna A. Proskurina, Institute for Research on Social Phenomena
MLA Proskurina, Anna A. “The Concept of Giftedness by School Teachers and Its Significance.” Social Phenomena. 2016 3(6 ), pp. 23-31. (In Russian).
The paper investigates the place of giftedness in the worldview of school teachers. The individual and social paradigms of understanding giftedness and their social significance are outlined. The representation forms of giftedness in subjective realities are described (including those of the notion, social construct and linguistic cultural concept). The phantom character of the construct of giftedness is noted. The results of empirical study of the concept of giftedness by school teacher are described and analyzed. The conclusion is made about the prevailing of the individual paradigm of giftedness among the subjects of the experiment.
Keywords: giftedness, construct, linguistic cultural concept, paradigms of understanding giftedness
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