Developing Effective State Policies for Gifted Education
The 2nd edition of NAGC's A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education is now available in the online Bookstore. This edition is a downloadble PDF for easy navigation throughout the document and with links to the actual policy.
Summary Description: ➢Teach an integrated mathematics curriculum to middle school students in a K-8 setting ➢Work to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curricula to meet their needs ➢Collaborate in the design and implementation of an integrated curriculum ➢Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write accurate, comprehensive student reports ➢Act as an advisor to a group of middle school students ➢Commit to the academic and social mission of The School, which requires differentiation to meet the needs of a diverse community ➢Participate fully in the active and rich life of the school ➢Mentor a teacher in the Associate Teacher Program (if conditions and schedule allow)
Minimum Qualifications: ➢B.A. or B.S. degree in Education, Mathematics or related field from an accredited college or university ➢At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching ➢Teaching experience at the middle-school level, and demonstrated knowledge of adolescents ➢Strong skills in mathematics learning with problem-solving, number sense, and understanding at the core web-based technologies and applications ➢Strong verbal and written communication skills ➢Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests ➢Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies
Preferred Qualifications: ➢Fluency in Spanish➢Knowledge of latest research and thinking about mathematics education➢Familiarity with new technologies
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