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Recommended Reading for Parents:
Anno's Math Games, Anno (1982, 1997), plus sequels.
Developing Math Talent: A Guide for Educating Gifted and Advanced Learners in Math, Assouline and Lupkowski-Shoplik (2005)
Language and Mind, Chomsky (2006)
The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure, Enzensberger, Berner and Heim (2000). Your child will also enjoy this delightful book.
The I Hate Mathematics! Book, Burns (1975). Read this excellent book, then give it to your child when he or she is old enough.
About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource, 2nd Edition, Burns (2000)
Primary Grade Challenge Math, Zaccaro (2003)
Psychology and Intelligence, Piaget (1947, 1950)
The following programs are very helpful in dealing with issues relating to above-level performance, acceleration in school, and eligibility for special academic programs, all of which may be relevant for children participating in the Pittsburgh Plan. We have no affiliation with either of these programs.
C-MITES, a program at Carnegie Mellon University which provides many services for academically talented students in Pennsylvania.
The Center for Talented Youth, at Johns Hopkins University, conducts the nation's oldest and most extensive academic talent search and offers educational programming for students with exceptionally high academic ability.
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