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Teaching mathematics to gifted students in a mixed-ability classroom

Teaching mathematics to gifted students in a mixed-ability classroom

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, the Council for Exceptional Children in Reston, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gifted children -- Education.,
  • Individualized instruction.,
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDana T. Johnson.
    SeriesERIC digest -- E 594
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18338232M

    Mixed-Ability Grouping Options. To overcome the concerns of Gentry, Rizza, and Owen and to better accommodate the needs of gifted students, Tomlinson () stresses that a differentiated classroom can meet the uncommon needs of these learners. She suggests that teachers can differentiate instruction for advanced learners in many ways, such as. "ADHD and Children Who are Gifted" by James T. Webb, Ph.D and Diane Latimer, M.A. "The Emotional Needs of the Gifted Child" by Annemarie Roeper "Is it a Cheeta?" by by Stephanie S. Tolan "Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom" by Dana Johnson Home-School Connections "Home-School Communications" by Kathleen L.

      Primary Gifted and Talented - Classroom Practice Teaching Gifted Students Interdisciplinary Concepts Best Curriculum for Gifted Kids || Teaching Textbooks Math - Duration. Here are a few ways I was able to meet the needs of all students and challenge my advanced and gifted students within in a mixed ability classroom: Passion projects: Passion projects are opportunities for students to deepen their understanding of a topic of interest and .

    Practice Observation and Logic: Level 1 (ages 7 to 9) (Competitive Mathematics for Gifted Students) by Cleo Borac 4 Ratings published 1 edition. There are a number of educational products designed for gifted and talented students that can be easily adapted into regular classroom activities. Here is a list of vendors offering affordable materials that can be used to challenge students in a range of academic disciplines while developing their higher level thinking skills and problem.


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Teaching mathematics to gifted students in a mixed-ability classroom (SuDoc ED /) [Dana T. Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This digest discusses the unique needs of mathematically gifted students and reasons why curriculum and instruction should be differentiated for these learners in mixed-ability classrooms.

Recommendations for differentiation include: (1) give pre-assessments so that students who already know the material do not have to repeat it but may be provided with appropriate instruction; (2) create assessments that allow for differences; (3) choose textbooks Cited by: 9.

Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom. ERIC Digest E THIS DIGEST WAS CREATED BY ERIC, THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ERIC, CONTACT ACCESS ERIC LET-ERIC Mathematically gifted students have needs that differ in nature from those of other Size: 32KB.

Classroom teachers and school districts share the responsibility ofaddressing the needs of gifted students. * Teachers need training and support in recognizing and addressing theneeds of the mathematically gifted. * Teachers who teach mathematics to gifted learners need a strong backgroundin mathematics content.

Mathematically gifted students differ from the general group of students studying math in the following abilities: spontaneous formation of problems, flexibility in handling data, mental agility of fluency of ideas, data organization ability, originality of interpretation, ability to transfer ideas, and ability to generalize (Greenes, ).

Classroom teachers and school districts share the responsibility of addressing the needs of gifted students. Teachers need training and support in recognizing and addressing the needs of the mathematically gifted.

Teachers who teach mathematics to gifted learners need a strong background in mathematics content. Title: Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom.

ERIC Digest E Document Type: Information AnalysesERIC Information Analysis Products (IAPs) (); Information AnalysesERIC Digests (Selected) in Full Text (); Available From: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Council for Exceptional Children, Association Dr., Reston, VA.

; VanTassel-Baska, ) Teaching gifted learners in a diverse-classroom has revealed success, but is not consistent in having all learning abilities involved (Tyler, ). There are several strategies that influence teachers in mixed-ability classes to think in a different way to help their students attain academic success.

ESL teachers are provided with plenty of opportunities in mixed-ability classes to further develop as teachers as they need to embrace different problem-solving approaches to help deal with difficulties faced in the classroom and also experiment with a wide range of teaching.

Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom This article offers advice on instructional and curricular modifications for a gifted child. It also explains the responsibility of schools and teachers in developing giftedness in mathematics. Many gifted students suffer from a fixed mindset which prevents them from attempting difficult problems.

A student with a fixed mindset who gets a D on a math test thinks to himself, “I’m just not good at math.” They don’t try go back to see which problems were missed or reflect on how to study better next time.

The Growth MindsetFile Size: KB. You may (or may not!) have been handed a list of required vocabulary words that you are responsible for teaching for the year.

But if you're like me, you were probably not handed any curricular materials or instructions for how to actually teach those words to your general education students. And you were almost definitely not given any ideas for how to teach the words to your gifted and.

Gifted students need to spend time with other gifted students. Learn about this special diverse population of learners. Take classes, get certified or licensed in gifted education, attend conferences, and become a life-long learner seeking out others who have a vested interest in gifted.

If you’re teaching a math class with students of all levels, there are ways to avoid boring your gifted students. This article contains several math activities for gifted students, all of which can work even in a mixed classroom.

This digest discusses the unique needs of mathematically gifted students and reasons why curriculum and instruction should be differentiated for these learners in mixed-ability classrooms. Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom. ERIC Identifier: ED Publication Date: Mathematics Education for Gifted and Talented Children and behaviors of gifted math students—the top 2 to 3 percent of students—are as follows (Miller.

For years, teachers have turned to this book daily to ensure their gifted students are getting the opportunities they need and deserve.

Included are proven, practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step instructions for how to use them. The new edition of Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom provides information on using /5(34). For the first time, the "Gifted Child Today Reader" series brings together the best articles published in "Gifted Child Today," 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.

This digest discusses the unique needs of mathematically gifted students and reasons why curriculum and instruction should be differentiated for these learners.

Get this from a library. Teaching mathematics to gifted students in a mixed-ability classroom. [Dana T Johnson; ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education.]. Many advances in technology can assist the classroom teacher in meeting the learning needs of gifted math students by providing opportunities to explore complex problems and .This can be frustrating for classroom teachers!

Just as you adapt to the needs of disabled students, working with gifted students can require classroom and curriculum modifications. But the results can be highly rewarding for both teachers and students.

These resources should be helpful in identifying and working with gifted students.The approach focuses on teaching gifted and talented students in regular classroom contexts. It is based on contemporary research about how these students learn. This research is used to the differentiate the teaching.

To introduce the approach to teaching for gifted and talented learners, we first examine basicFile Size: KB.