Brainstorm. Brainstorm potential educationalresearch topics that are of interest to you. What is a topic thatwill motivate you to want to explore it further? Try to focus in asmuch as possible. For example if you are interested in educationfor gifted children you may want to focus on theadvantages/disadvantages of homogeneous grouping of giftedstudents. Why is it an exciting topic for you?