jegysJournal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists2149-360XGenç Bilge YayıncılıkTeaching Mathematically Gifted Students in Israel: The State of the ArtDavidHannaTel Aviv University10.17478/jegys.466451AnthropologyAntropoloji031520197157691002201803142019This paper summarizing the situation of
teaching mathematics to the gifted elementary- and high school student in
Israel. It surveys the various frames of learning: formal learning in the
regular and in the gifted class, and the learning of math in the enrichment
programs for the gifted – both in the Hebrew an in the Arab sectors. The second
part of this paper summarizes all the existing non-formal programs –
acceleration as well as enrichment – for the mathematically gifted child and
adolescent. It includes descriptions of these programs, their target audience,
the subject learnt in them and the level of studying, the prerequisites – if any, and the
contribution to the students In terms of contents as well as certificates or
diplomas. The third part of the paper deals with the contradiction between the
well-developed are of learning high level mathematics for gifted students on
one side and the comparatively low achievements of Israeli best students in the
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