ERIC Number: ED296870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics Curriculum Outline and Sample Activities for Gifted Students Grades 2 through 8.
Barson, Alan; And Others
This document includes a statement of 11 basic considerations for a mathematics curriculum for the gifted in grades two through eight and a series of activities appropriate for such a curriculum. The activities are grouped under five strands: (1) logic; (2) combinations (combinatorics), probability, introduction to statistics; (3) geometry, topology; (4) function; and (5) computer. Each strand is introduced with a list of materials or embodiments to be used in instruction, student objectives, and the mathematical topics to be studied. The topics include but are not limited to the Fibonacci Sequence, analogies, Pascal's Triangle, composition of functions, and Monte Carlo methods. (PK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mathematics Education Trust, Reston, VA.
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