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Developing mathematically promising students

Author: Linda Jensen Sheffield
Publisher: Reston, Va. : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, ©1999.
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Developing mathematically promising students.
Reston, Va. : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Jensen Sheffield
ISBN: 0873534700 9780873534703
OCLC Number: 41070913
Description: xii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Promises made, promises kept? Promises, promises, promises / Peggy A. House ; Definition and identification of mathematical promise / Richard Wertheimer ; Mathematically promising students : national trends and international comparisons / Judith Lynn Gieger, Jeremy Kilpatrick ; Serving the needs of the mathematically promising / Linda Jensen Sheffield ; The mathematically promising and the mathematically gifted / Zalman Usiskin --
pt. II. Creating a culture of mathematics. Effective learning environments for promising elementary and middle school students / Grayson H. Wheatley ; A community of scholars : working with students of high ability in the high school / Mark Saul ; Helping students see the world mathematically / Solomon Garfunkel, Gary Froelich ; The open approach to teaching mathematics : creating a culture of mathematics in the classroom : Japan / Yoshihiko Hashimoto, Jerry Becker --
pt. III. Creating a culture of opportunity. Empowering teachers to discover, challenge, and support students with mathematical promise / Carole Greenes, Maggie Mode ; Why Jane doesn't think she can do math : how teachers can encourage talented girls in mathematics / Sally M. Reis ; M. Katherine Gavin ; Building programs for promising students beyond the classroom / Harvey Keynes [and others] ; The missing link : connecting parents of mathematically promising students to schools / Jennie Bennett ; Organizational alternatives for the mathematically promising / Betty J. Krist ; Providing opportunies through competitions / George Berzsenyi ; International perspectives on cultivating talent in mathematics / Frances R. Curcio [and others] --
pt. IV. Promises fulfilled. Making children count : fostering mathematical literacy / Mary Anne Anthony-Smith ; The gifted dozen as they move from grades 2 through 4 / Gerald Elgarten ; Ronnie taught us while we mentored him / Marcia Nicol, James Fitzsimmons ; A boy named Billy / Linda Hall ; You'll do better next time : you can! / Thomasenia Lott Adams ; Everybody counts : including the mathematically promising / Christian R. Hirsch, Marcia Weinhold ; Instituting a mathematics research program for your school's promising mathematics enthusiasts / Robert Gerver ; Nurturing mathematical promise during the school day / Paul Eenigenburg, Carol McCarthy ; Project-based calculus 1 students : a case study / Cynthia Ramey ; Identifying and developing mathematically promising students through honors calculus and the University Scholars Program / John Douglas Faires, John Paul Holcomb, Nathan Paul Ritchey ; Supporting students as emerging scholars / James A. Mendoz Epperson ; The Young Scholars Program at Ohio State University / Arnold E. Ross ; Developing mathematically promising students outside of formal education / Richard Alvarez ; The Charlotte Mathematics Club : a greenhouse for talent / Ashley Reiter ; Addiction to mathematics : how can we cause it? / William E. Geeslin ; Nurturing the growth of young mathematicians through mathematics contests / Richard Grassl, Tabitha Mingus ; Mathcounts / Madeline J. Bauer, Joseph P. Fagan ; Enriched students need enriching teachers : the Australian Mathematics Teacher Enrichment Project / Steve Thornton, Francesca Peel --
Report of the NCTM Task Force on the mathematically promising.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Jensen Sheffield.
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