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Title Special secondary schools for the mathematically and scientifically talented : an international panorama / edited by Bruce R. Vogeli (Columbia University, USA)
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, 2015
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Series Series on mathematics education ; vol. 12
Series on mathematics education ; vol. 12
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; I.A Brief History of Specialized Mathematics Schools; The Prehistory of Mathematics Schools; The Appearance of Russian Mathematics Schools; Political Issues in the History of Mathematics Schools; Toward a History of the Methodology of Mathematics Education in Specialized Mathematics Schools; Withering Away by Blossoming and Blossoming by Withering Away?; Conclusion; References; About the Author; II. European Special Schools; Part 1: Hungarian Special Schools; Part 2: Other Eastern European Schools; References; About the Author
2. The Vento Vocational School3. "Vladímir Ilyich Lenin" Vocational School; 4. "Ernesto Guevara de la Serna" Vocational School; 5. "Máximo Gómez Báez" Vocational School; 6. "José Martí Pérez" Vocational School; 7. "Carlos Marx" Vocational School; 8. "Federico Engels" Vocational School; 9. "Antonio Maceo Grajales" Vocational School; 10. The IPECE "Mártires de Humboldt 7"; The Vocational Pre-university Institutes of Exact Sciences (IPVCE); 1. The IPVCE "Luis Urquiza Jorge"; 2. The IPVCE "José Maceo Grajales"; 3. The IPVCE "Carlos Roloff Mialofky"; 4. The IPVCE "Eusebio Olivera Rodríguez."
5. The IPVCE "Félix Varela Morales"6. The IPVCE "Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz"; 7. The IPVCE "Silberto Álvarez Aroche"; 8. The IPVCE "Jesús Menéndez Larrondo"; 9. Graduates at the Universities; Training for Competitions and Olympiads; References; About the Authors; Part 2: Central American Special Schools; Costa Rican Science and Mathematics High Schools (Colegios Científicos Costarricenses, CCC); About the Author; VI. Middle Eastern Special Schools; Part 1: Mathematics for Students with High Mathematical Potential in Israel; Gifted Education Policy in Israel
III. Russian Mathematics SchoolsThe Period of Formation of Russia's Mathematics Schools; Mathematics Schools during the Period of Stagnation; Mathematics Schools During the Period of Perestroika; Mathematics Schools in the Twenty-First Century; References; About the Authors; IV. American Special Schools; Part 1: Specialized High Schools in New York City; Graduation Requirements; Mathematics Curriculum; Noteworthy Courses; Enrichment Activities in Mathematics; Technology Resources at the Schools; Access and Equity; Conclusion; About the Author; Part 2: American Special Residential Schools
IntroductionCost of Schooling; Faculty and Curriculum; University Affiliations; Faculty at Residential Public STEM Schools; Admissions and Graduation Requirements; The Residential Living and Learning Component; Mathematics Curriculum; Comparing Academic Programs; Math-Majors Programs; Math Majors Plus Research/Mentorship; Teacher-Created Curriculum; Conclusion; About the Author; V. Latin American Special Schools; Part 1: Development of Mathematical Talent in Cuban Pre-University Education; Education in Cuba; The Vocational Schools; 1. The IPUE "Raúl Cepero Bonilla."
Subject Gifted children -- Education.
High schools -- Honors courses.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Form Electronic book
Author Vogeli, Bruce R. (Bruce Ramon), editor
ISBN 9789814667470 (electronic bk.)
9814667471 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)