tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-16736523.post3243143366996950279..comments2017-03-10T02:36:36.321-08:00Comments on Gifted Exchange: Acceleration, math, and college standardsLaura Vanderkamhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06385504652419979583noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-16736523.post-40430307506565599392016-01-02T10:57:03.746-08:002016-01-02T10:57:03.746-08:00To answer your question about who gets accelerated...To answer your question about who gets accelerated....Jay Matthews' book Class Struggle accurate describes the selection procedure for my area. Honors/accel seats go first to staff children, then the politically connected. There are never enough seats open for all who could benefit. College remediation is for students who did not get into honors. They need writing usually, as they are gifted lgmnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-16736523.post-11132916317029849032016-01-02T10:39:40.422-08:002016-01-02T10:39:40.422-08:00The standard path here is 8th grade Regents Algebr...The standard path here is 8th grade Regents Algebra 1. Students who find it incredibly easy usually double and take Regents Geo and A2 as high school freshmen. No honors sections available. All math after Regents Alg 2 is considered an elective, not necessary for the Regents Advanced Diploma. If there are enough students, DE courses from the local CC will be offered at the high school - College lgmnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-16736523.post-24391379723603260082015-12-26T09:28:55.553-08:002015-12-26T09:28:55.553-08:00There's also options such as double dose algeb...There's also options such as double dose algebra for students struggling with algebra.<br /><br />Most students don't need calculus for college, even though it helps. The remediation is for generally kids who don't have college algebra or can't pass the placement test past college algebra level.nicoleandmaggiehttps://nicoleandmaggie.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-16736523.post-44432835059560480022015-12-25T18:41:22.971-08:002015-12-25T18:41:22.971-08:00My daughter took Algebra in 5th grade. She did AP ...My daughter took Algebra in 5th grade. She did AP Calc BC in 9th grade. After that, she did multi variable Calc, linear algebra, differential equations, naive set theory, intro real analysis, and category theory. She obviously had a lot of math. Jo in OKCnoreply@blogger.com