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  1. Thinking Like an Engineer: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Engineers in Years 4-5

    Thinking Like an Engineer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to engineering. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Students will complete design challenges, visit with an engineer and investigate real-world problems to plan feasible engineering solutions. Thinking Like an Engineer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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  2. Thinking Like a Mathematician: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Mathematicians in Years 3-4

    Thinking Like a Mathematician focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to mathematics. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Students will engage in exploration activities, complete mathematical challenges and then apply what they have learned by making real-world connections. Thinking Like a Mathematician reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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  3. Maths Explorations: Probability and Statistics

    Stretch your students mathematical imaginations to their limits as they solve challenging real-world and mathematical problems that extend concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. Students will learn powerful mathematical ideas about data and chance as they make sense of real-world situations from science, sports and everyday life. Each activity comes with extensive teacher support, including student handouts, discussion guides, detailed solutions and suggestions for extending the investigations. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  4. Maths Explorations: Measurement and Polygons

    Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging and engaging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they create and manipulate geometric figures, draw and analyse complex designs, and develop and apply measurement strategies to solve challenging real-world and mathematical problems. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  5. Maths Explorations: Factors and Multiples

    Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging and engaging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they explore mystifying patterns of coloured blocks, analyse paths of pool balls, solve mathematical word puzzles and unravel a baffling mathematical code. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  6. Maths Explorations: Numbers and Operations

    Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they investigate the numeration systems of another planet, create and solve stories and problems with extreme numbers, use place value to design their own new divisibility strategies and play with a strange number line specially designed to multiply numbers without a calculator. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  7. Maths Explorations: Fractions

    Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging and engaging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they solve puzzles, create stories and explore fraction-related concepts that take them from the mathematics of ancient Greece to the outer reaches of infinity. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  8. Maths Explorations: Ratios, Proportions and Similarity

    Stretch your students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they solve challenging real-world and mathematical problems that extend concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. Model the solar system, count the fish in a lake, choose the best gear for a bike ride, solve a school's overcrowding problem and explore the mysteries of the Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio. Each activity comes with extensive teacher support including student handouts, discussion guides, detailed solutions and suggestions for extending the investigations. The activities in this book are the ideal extension for gifted students using the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and will ensure that advanced learners remain engaged with their work in the classroom while practising essential skills.

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  9. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction Year 5

    Jacob’s Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages from varied sources and different places around the world that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. Each of the three books in the Jacob’s Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction, as with the main series, comprehensively engages with the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English, and features sections on Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science instruction.

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  10. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction Year 4

    Jacob’s Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages from varied sources and different places around the world that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. Each of the three books in the Jacob’s Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction, as with the main series, comprehensively engages with the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English, and features sections on Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science instruction.

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  11. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction Year 3

    Jacob's Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages from varied sources and different places around the world that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. Each of the three books in the Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction, as with the main series, comprehensively engages with the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English, and features sections on Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science instruction.

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  12. Mathematics for Gifted and Advanced Learners: Through the Lens of the Common Core

    Mathematics for Gifted and Advanced Learners: Through the Lens of the Common Core provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the Common Core State Standards with advanced learners at all stages of development in F-12 schools. The book describes - and demonstrates with specific examples from the CCSS - what effective differentiated activities in mathematics look like for top 10 learners. It shares how educators can provide rigour within the new standards to allow students to demonstrate higher level thinking, reasoning, problem solving, passion and inventiveness in mathematics.

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