Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 2(11), pp. 1676-1684  November 2011         
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The Effectiveness of Gifted Students Centers in Developing Geometric Thinking

Mohammad Ali Al-Shehri, Suhail  Al-Zoubi*, and Majdoleen Bani Abdel Rahman

College of Education, Najran University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

*Corresponding Author E-mail:; Tel: + 966 75440277; Fax: + 966 75440368

Received 28 October, 2011;  Accepted 04 November, 2011


This study aimed to measure the effectiveness of gifted students centers in developing geometric thinking. The sample consisted of sixty gifted students. The participants were distributed into two equal groups. The control group composed of thirty students studying at Giftedness Resource Rooms in Najran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and the experimental group composed of thirty students studying at Gifted Center in Najran. A multiple-choice geometric thinking test was used as pretest and posttest for both groups.  Based on the analysis of data, results will be discussed.


Keywords: Gifted centers, geometric thinking levels, enrichment activities.


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