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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
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    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: 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
    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
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    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
    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
    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.
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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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