Academic journal article Journal of Secondary Gifted Education

From the Editor

Academic journal article Journal of Secondary Gifted Education

From the Editor

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We, the editorial staff, are especially excited about this issue. Three dedicated graduate students--Wendy Harris, Laurie Hyatt, and Hang Eun Lee--have joined Matt McBee, the editorial assistant, and myself in our work on the journal. Because we had these other able eyes and hands to help us, we feel that the quality of this issue is especially fine. We hope you will agree. Unlike some issues that focus on one content area, this issue exemplifies effective methods in secondary mathematics and literature classes and examines the role of extracurricular activities in the education of gifted students

The first article presents a seasoned teacher's ideas for effective ways to serve all students in a heterogeneously grouped mathematics classroom. Her methods have been tried and proven to be successful for challenging gifted students when they are placed in classrooms with students who are less able. In this article, Reed presents three strategies, which she calls "opportunities," for differentiating the curriculum without being exclusionary--one of the biggest challenges facing teachers in heterogeneously grouped classrooms. It is also an honest and inspiring story about one student's lack of motivation and a teacher's efforts to reach him. …

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