This paper is a report on a training program for gifted students at the Iowa State College which was initiated in 1946 and has continued with variations to the present. The aim of this program is unique as such programs go. It may be stated thus: The aim is for the gifted student to attain .a satisfactory performance level in a period of time shorter than the normal. In general the programming called for combining algebra and trigonometry in one quarter. Thus the time spent to complete the calculus is five quarters instead of the normal six.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
© Copyright 1957 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
"Mathematics Training for the Exceptional Student,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 64(1), 448-452.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol64/iss1/47