Supporting exceptional students to thrive mathematically

Diezmann, Carmel M., Stevenson, Melissa, & Fox, Jillian L. (2012) Supporting exceptional students to thrive mathematically. In Perry, Bob, Lowrie, Tom, Logan, Tracy, MacDonald, Amy, & Greenlees, Jane (Eds.) Research in Mathematics Education in Australiasia 2008-2011. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 89-109.

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Providing an appropriate education for exceptional students in mathematics is mandated in educational policy in Australasia (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Agency (ACARA), 2010; Ministry of Education, 2009, 2011) but a challenge for teachers and schools. ‘Exceptional students’ refer to two distinct populations, namely those who are gifted in mathematics and have the capability to perform very highly compared to age peers and those who experience learning difficulties in mathematics and may underperform (Diezmann, Lowrie, Bicknell, Faragher, & Putt, 2004).

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ID Code: 52899
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Learning difficulties, Giftedness, Catering exceptionality
ISBN: 9789460919688
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Special Education and Disability (130312)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Deposited On: 02 Aug 2012 22:57
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2015 16:34

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