Developing Mathematical Talent: A Guide for Challenging and Educating Gifted Students

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9781882664924: Developing Mathematical Talent: A Guide for Challenging and Educating Gifted Students

Developing Mathematical Talent offers a focused look at educating gifted and talented students for success in math. More than just a guidebook for educators and parents, this book offers a comprehensive approach to mathematics education for gifted students of elementary or middle school age.

This book offers readers the tools needed to build student success. The authors provide concrete suggestions for identifying mathematically talented students, tools for instructional planning, and specific programming approaches.

Developing Mathematical Talent features topics such as: dispelling myths about kids with math talent, 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 curriculum and materials that support success, and teaching strategies and approaches that encourage and challenge gifted learners.

At this book's foundation is a systematic method for matching the content and pace of the instructional program to the skill level and learning pace of the student. The authors offer specific methods for ensuring that students can move at an accelerated pace through the mathematics program.

The book also includes an extensive section listing both print and internet resources that support math education for talented children. Additionally, the authors include an entire section featuring exemplary sets of challenging math problems for gifted students

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About the Author:

Susan Assouline is the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center's associate director and clinical supervisor.

Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik is the director of the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Talented Elementary Students (C-MITES).

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