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Giftedness at preschool: a study of case

Grant number: 18/25122-5
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2019
Effective date (End): December 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Specific topics in Education
Principal researcher:Rosemeire de Araújo Rangni
Grantee:Paula Paulino Braz
Home Institution: Centro de Educação e Ciências Humanas (CECH). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


The precocity is realized when the child presents specific ability developed early in any domain. However, there are controversies whether it maintains in the adulthood or it may be giftedness in the preschool. The study is designed as exploratory, qualitative and study of case. The aims are: a) to indicate the possible indicators of giftedness in a student at preschool of the school in the inland Paulista; b) Applying to the teacher the instrument of giftedness identification and the student' parent (or legal responsible) aiming to identify the student; c) To analyze if the instruments applied are efficient in the children at preschool; d) To identify in which area or areas the student highlights; e) To plan and apply situations of learning based on the Joseph Renzulli's theories with enrichment activities that serve the indicated student's interests; f) to construct, in the end of research, the pedagogical report of the student and hand it to the parent (or legal responsible) and the administrator of the school. The participants will be a student of preschool, 3 to 5 years, his teacher, and his parent (or legal responsible). For this, it will use the instruments of identification for giftedness in preschool and activities of enrichment.

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