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Resources for gifted and talented
"Problem of the Week" (POWs)
Problem of the week contests are excellent for finding challenging problems and for motivation. There exist several:Math Forum: Problem of the Week
Five weekly problem projects for various levels of math. Mentoring available.
www.mathforum.org/powMath Contest at Columbus State University
Elementary, middle, algebra, and "general" levels.
www.colstate.edu/mathcontestAunty Math
Math challenges in a form of short stories for K5 learners posted biweekly. Parent/Teacher Tips for the current challenge explains what kind of reasoning the problem requires and how to possibly help children solve it.
www.auntymath.comGrace Church School's ABACUS International Math Challenge
This is open to any child in three different age groups.
www.gcschool.org/pages/program/Abacus.htmlMathCounts Problem of the Week Archive
Browse the archives to find problems to solve. You can find the link to the current problem on the home page.
mathcounts.org/Page.aspx?pid=239
MathsChallenge.net
Search for number, geometry, probability etc. word problems and challenges. Includes solutions.
mathschallenge.netMath League's Homeschool Contests
Challenge your children with the same interesting math contests used in schools. Contests for grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Algebra Course 1, and High School are available in a noncompetitive format for the homeschoolers. The goal is to encourage student interest and confidence in mathematics through solving worthwhile problems and build important critical thinking skills. By subscription only.
www.mathleague.com/homeschool.htmArt of Problem Solving
The Premier website for avid students of mathematics. Includes Art of Problem Solving textbooks, an online school for gifted students including some free math classes, and a free math forum.
www.artofproblemsolving.comAlcumus
Art of Problem Solving's online learning system. Alcumus offers students a customized learning experience, adjusting to student performance to deliver appropriate problems and lessons. It is specifically designed to provide highperforming students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities. To sign up you need to join a class; there's an online class set up at Let’s Play Math! open to all interested homeschoolers and selfdirected learners.
www.ArtOfProblemsolving.com/Alcumus/Introduction.phpMath Zoom
Math Zoom provides math camps, inperson and online tutoring, and other instruction for students gifted in mathematics, including preparation for mathematics competitions.
www.mathzoom.orgAGMath.com
A website for parents, students, and teachers seeking resources for geometry, algebra, competition preparation, and recreational mathematics. Hundreds of algebra, geometry, and puzzle worksheets are available in PDF format, along with hundreds of problem sets from regional, state, and national math competitions like MathCounts and the American Math Competition.
AGmath.comEducation Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY)
EPGY offers a complete sequence of mathematics courses from the kindergartenlevel through the advanced undergraduatelevel. There is a fee. The courses are online (webbased) and include accelerated courses for elementary level (up through prealgebra), with a strong emphasis in conceptual geometry and mathematical foundations. The other courses offered are in secondary level, AP level, and university level.
epgy.stanford.edu/courses/mathChallenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student
A book containing 1000 challenging problems at three levels of difficulty, and a special instructional format that teaches how to solve problems. The problems are true stories that tie math and science together ($25, 345 pages).
www.amazon.comA Middle School Math Workbook: PreAlgebra, Algebra I, and Geometry by Qishen Huang
This book contains challenging problems that will help your child gain math skills at an internationally competitive level.
www.amazon.comA High School Math Workbook: Algebra, Geometry & Precalculus by Qishen Huang
This book contains challenging problems that will help your child gain math skills at an internationally competitive level.
www.amazon.comMath Circles
Mathematical Circles are a form of education enrichment and outreach. Students meet with mathematical professionals in an informal setting, after school or on weekends, to work on interesting problems or topics in mathematics. The goal is to get the students excited about the mathematics, giving them a setting that encourages them to become passionate about mathematics.
mathcircles.orgeIMACS.com
The Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS) welcomes you to its online learning facility, dedicated to delivering the highest quality interactive mathematics and computer science curricula to talented middle and high school and undergraduate students.
www.eIMACS.comCalculus Without Tears
Easy lessons for learning calculus for students from the 4th grade up. Prerequisite is decimal arithmetic. The approach in these lessons is to learn calculus using a simple physical model, a runner running at a constant velocity, and the easy functions that describe it. Once the fundamentals are understood using the simple model, more complex models and functions can be studied (in Vols 2 and 3).
www.berkeleyscience.comMathematics, a Human Endeavor: A Textbook for Those Who Think They Don't Like the Subject
Filled with humor and reallife connections, this textbook by Harold Jacobs covers a wide range of mathematical topics, aiming to show students how interesting math can be. Suitable for middle school up, but meant more for high school level.
www.amazon.comFor All Practical Purposes : Mathematical Literacy in Today's World
A math textbook intended for undergraduates of liberal arts; focusing on mathematics relevant to consumers, business, history, and social sciences. You can download for free chapters 16 and 19 of 4th edition.
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