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    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by Gus @ Today at 10:20 AM

    I heard about a math circle in Cambridge a while ago. I'm not sure if either of these are the same program, but they might be worth looking into. Both offer weekend programs. http://www.themathcircle.org/index.php https://www.cambridgemathcircle.o
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    Jump to new posts Re: 4th grader school questions by ajinlove @ Today at 09:47 AM

    Personally I have not had the experience with my DS10 yet but I know a couple of kids who skipped the 5th grade advanced math and went to sixth grade advanced math. They are in separate buildings but within the same school district. They were able
    Adult
    Jump to new posts Do prestigious colleges make millionaires? by indigo @ Today at 09:03 AM

    According to research shared by Chris Hogan, which he reports on in his new book, Everyday Millionaires, of the 10K millionaires he interviewed: about 60% attended public state colleges about 8% attended community college about 9% did not attend c
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    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by Nym14 @ Today at 05:49 AM

    I have a 3rd grade math gifted son, as well, and it can be challenging to find math enrichment programs that allow an 8 year old to participate or that don't assume knowledge of Algebra and Geometry. For a 3rd grader, I would look into AoPS Academy/
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    Jump to new posts Re: Punished for late homework submission by Platypus101 @ Today at 03:26 AM

    In addition to mckinley's great practical suggestions on scheduling (especially the parts about breaking down into sub-tasks), I'd also suggest taking some time observing, and talking with your son, to try to get a better understanding of where the a
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by Cranberry @ Yesterday at 09:17 PM

    Yes, a local math circle would be ideal. This site has a list of ARML teams, many of which are run by universities, organized by geography, so that might provide a lead - Joining an ARML team The Beast Academy and core courses at AoPS have also
    Learning Environments
    Jump to new posts Re: 4th grader school questions by Cranberry @ Yesterday at 09:07 PM

    My daughter moved ahead in math and spent each day doing cyber/computer math in a separate room when it was math time in 6th grade. She was fine with it. There was a Jr. High teacher formally assigned as her "teacher" who we could reach out to if ne
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: NWEA MAP math gap by aeh @ Yesterday at 07:21 PM

    Welcome! Can you give us a little more information regarding his testing, please? Which MAP test did he take? Also, I am not quite clear on what you mean by "sent back a year in math." What was his sequence of math instruction over the past couple o
    Learning Environments
    Jump to new posts Re: 4th grader school questions by aeh @ Yesterday at 07:13 PM

    Welcome! I think you will find that all of the possible schooling options have met with some success with someone here. Your options depend on the resources you have available, and your child and family's needs. I will say that doing math by himself
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: WISC V score discrepancy? Help! by aeh @ Yesterday at 06:22 PM

    Welcome! First off, these are generally quite nice scores, with strengths across many domains. Secondly, there are many possible reasons why disparities within indices might exist; anything we might suggest here is a suggestion only. As to your spec
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by indigo @ Yesterday at 05:56 PM

    Welcome! You've received great replies already. I'll just add a few thoughts about math opportunities which may be of interest: 1) Epsilon Camp provides an opportunity to enjoy high-level math and meet like-minded peers. 2) UW Math Talent Search
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by Pemberley @ Yesterday at 05:40 PM

    I have a friend who was in a similar position with her son. She started by having him do Khan Academy online before school in the morning. He found it fun and it helped him stay engaged through what would have otherwise been mind numbing boredom. She
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: How to find a math mentor? by ashley @ Yesterday at 12:23 PM

    A local Math Circle run by an University is the right place for such a kid. They have discussions and introduction of concepts that are beyond the scope of textbooks and school curricula and are usually run by highly qualified people whose interest i
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    Jump to new posts Re: Punished for late homework submission by mckinley @ Yesterday at 07:51 AM

    What sort of system is he currently using for deadlines/organization? There are two main types of tool - analog (i.e. paper) organizers and digital tools. I'd probably go straight to digital for a few reasons. Because the digital tools are web-based
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    Jump to new posts Re: Punished for late homework submission by ASVA @ Yesterday at 06:14 AM

    Mostly stay on top of deadlines and getting organized. Originally Posted By: aehWhat aspects of executive function are challenges?
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    Jump to new posts Re: Punished for late homework submission by ASVA @ Yesterday at 06:13 AM

    Mostly stay on top of deadlines.
    General Discussion
    Originally Posted By: WrenMost people take things that give them jobs. This may be true at the college level, but the OP was discussing the content of enrichment opportunities offered to gifted youth. The content of those offerings may be shifting
    General Discussion
    Dd has used CTY as a tool. For accelerated math and next year, to get her AP Chinese exam done, since her school doesn't offer it. I think the direction of education has more to do with overpopulation and lack of opportunities. I remember 35 years
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts WISC V score discrepancy? Help! by Ereh @ 01/20/19 08:12 PM

    DD13 was recently tested to determine whether she should be accelerated. The score gaps in WMI and PSI worry me. Can anyone give advice as to why large discrepancies within individual subsets exist? Here are her scores: VCI: 139 99.5 VSI: 117 87 FRI
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts How to find a math mentor? by sjj01564 @ 01/20/19 11:28 AM

    Hello! My 8yo DS is gifted in math (scored SS=160 on WIAT-III math), and loves it (thinks about it all the time, playing with math patterns in his head, etc.). His school (3rd grade) provides almost no differentiation and there is no gifted program i
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    Jump to new posts Re: Punished for late homework submission by aeh @ 01/18/19 01:51 PM

    What aspects of executive function are challenges?
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    Jump to new posts Punished for late homework submission by ASVA @ 01/18/19 01:35 PM

    My DS13 has ADHD and getting executive function in place has always been challenge. At school, he has IEP mostly focus on social skill, but doesn't seem to provide much help on executive funciton side. He constantly miss deadline. Should we request s
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: Calculating GAI? WISC V by MNmegan @ 01/17/19 08:58 PM

    Ha! Yes - you were right, I just needed to be patient. Thanks again for your help.
    General Discussion
    Quote:The classes that they offer now seem to fit the... brainwashing...approach.Zeitgeist? Or more specifically, The Zeitgeist Movement (TZM), defined and described by TZM in this free downloadable 325-page PDF, dated January 2014 (with an upload
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    Jump to new posts Re: Can I start my own ms robotics team? How? by ashley @ 01/17/19 05:52 PM

    You can register with First Lego League and start your own team: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll/start-a-team
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