Efectiveness of the SACs Support Education Program: Motivation and attitude towards primary school level courses designed for the gifted

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Yurtbakan E., Batmaz O.

Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists, vol.11, no.2, pp.113-123, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


In this study, it was aimed to examine the efect of the support education program applied to gifted primary school students Science and Art Centers on the motivation and attitudes of mathematics, science, social studies and Turkish lessons. In the study, pre-post test experimental design without control group was used. 17 gifted primary school 4th grade students studying at a Science and Art Center in the Eastern Black Sea Region (in the support education program) were included in the study with convenient case sampling. Motivation and attitude scales developed by diferent researchers for mathematics, science, social studies and Turkish lessons were used to collect the data obtained within the scope of the study. The data were analyzed with a statistical program. In the result of study, it was concluded that the support education program did not cause signifcant diference in the motivation and attitudes of the students the Turkish lesson. It was found that support education program didn’t show signifcant diference in students' motivation in social studies and mathematics lessons, but showed a signifcant diference in their attitudes. In addition, it was concluded that support education program had signifcant diference the motivation the students the science lesson, but there was no signifcant diference in their attitudes towards the lesson.