Math Education for Gifted Students

Math Education for Gifted Students

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For the first time, the qGifted Child Today Readerq series brings together the best articles published in qGifted Child Today, q the nation's most popular gifted education journal. Each book in the series is filled with exciting and practical classroom ideas, useful summaries of research findings, discussions of identification and classroom management, and informed opinions about educating gifted kids. Anyone involved in education will benefit from the practical, research-based ideas this unique series has to offer. Given gifted students' accelerated and intuitive thought processes regarding mathematics, teachers need to design differentiated curricula and use strategies that increase the complexity and pace of instruction. The authors provide some specific strategies for both organizing a gifted program and teaching mathematically gifted students in either the general education classroom or in special settings. qMath Education for Gifted Studentsq offers information about how to differentiate for mathematically gifted students, as well as tried-and-true instructional strategies to employ, including tiered lessons, distance learning, and activities combining architecture and math.The next part of the session was a lesson that included improper fractions, pictographs, geometry, line graphs, bar graphs, renaming fractions, equalities and inequalities, and translating word problems into algebraic equations. The sessionanbsp;...

Title:Math Education for Gifted Students
Author:Susan K. Johnsen, James Kendrick
Publisher:PRUFROCK PRESS INC. - 2005


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