ERIC Number: ED381365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Jane and Johnny Love Math: Recognizing and Encouraging Mathematical Talent in Elementary Students; A Guidebook for Educators and Parents.
Lupkowski, Ann E.; Assouline, Susan G.
This book is a guide for parents and teachers of mathematically talented elementary school students. Chapters and sections include: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Historical and Current Perspectives"; (3) "Making Informed Educational Decisions"; (4) "Diagnostic Testing Followed by Prescriptive Instruction: SMPY's DT to PI Model"; (5) "Mathematics Curriculum and Materials"; (6) "Case Studies of Talented Youths"; (7) "Guidelines for a Useful Educational Assessment"; and (8) "Long-Term Planning." Appendices include: "Forms to Aid Educators and Parents,""Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary Schools,""The Constructivist Approach to Educating Mathematically Talented Students," and "Programs and Resources." (Contains 90 references.) (MKR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Parent Participation, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Royal Fireworks Press, First Avenue, Unionville, NY 10988 ($9.99).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth