Developing Math Talent, 2nd ed., 2E / Edition 2

Developing Math Talent, 2nd ed., 2E / Edition 2

by Susan Assouline, Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik
     
 

ISBN-10: 159363496X

ISBN-13: 9781593634964

Pub. Date: 11/01/2010

Publisher: Sourcebooks

Build student success in math with the only comprehensive guide for developing math talent among advanced learners. The authors, nationally recognized math education experts, offer a focused look at educating gifted and talented students for success in math. More than just a guidebook for educators, this book offers a comprehensive approach to mathematics education

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Build student success in math with the only comprehensive guide for developing math talent among advanced learners. The authors, nationally recognized math education experts, offer a focused look at educating gifted and talented students for success in math. More than just a guidebook for educators, this book offers a comprehensive approach to mathematics education for gifted students of elementary or middle school age. The authors provide concrete suggestions for identifying mathematically talented students, tools for instructional planning, and specific programming approaches. "Developing Math Talent" features topics such as: strategies for identifying mathematically gifted learners, strategies for advocating for gifted children with math talent, how to design a systematic math education program for gifted students, specific curricula and materials that support success, and teaching strategies and approaches that encourage and challenge gifted learners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593634964
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables vii

List of Figures ix

Foreword Linda Brody xiii

Foreword Julian C. Stanley xvii

Introduction xix

Acknowledgements xxix

Chapter 1 Excuses for Not Developing Mathematical Talent 1

Chapter 2 Advocacy 19

Chapter 3 Using Academic Assessment to Make Informed Decisions About Mathematically Talented Students 61

Chapter 4 The Diagnostic Testing→Prescriptive Instruction Model 103

Chapter 5 Talent Searches 137

Chapter 6 Programming 167

Chapter 7 Curricula and Materials 219

Chapter 8 Teaching Mathematically Talented Students 255

Chapter 9 Case Studies 281

Resources 331

Glossary 355

References 365

About the Authors 385

Index 387

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