Kendall Hunt Authors Earn NAGC “Paper of the Year” Award

A team of Kendall Hunt authors earned the 2009 Gifted Child Quarterly Paper of the Year Award at the recent National Association for Gifted Children’s annual conference in St. Louis, November 5-7, 2009.

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Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) December 2, 2009

A team of Kendall Hunt authors earned the 2009 Gifted Child Quarterly Paper of the Year Award at the recent National Association for Gifted Children’s annual conference in St. Louis, November 5-7, 2009.

M. Katherine Gavin, Tutita M. Casa, Jill L. Adelson, Susan R. Carroll, and Linda Jensen Sheffield were recognized for their paper “ The Impact of Advanced Curriculum on the Achievement of Mathematically Promising Elementary Students,” which appeared in the July 2009 issue of GCQ. http://gcq.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/53/3/188 Click here to view the abstract from the paper.

The GCQ Paper of the Year Award is given to the author(s) of the paper published in the volume year immediately prior to the Award, which, in the opinions of the Editor and members of the Publications Committee, best exemplifies high standards of scholarship in research, theory, and/or practice in gifted education.

The women are members of the writing, professional development, and/or research teams for Project M3: Mentoring Mathematical Minds, a series of 12 curriculum units developed to motivate and challenge mathematically talented elementary students. Project M3 has been honored several times by the NAGC, garnering six consecutive Curriculum Studies Awards from 2004-2009.

About Kendall Hunt
As a leader in standards-based curricula, Kendall Hunt publishes scientifically research-based, core instructional programs for PreK-12. Backed by research and written and tested by classroom teachers, its programs span a variety of disciplines including science, mathematics, gifted, reading and language arts, as well as physical education and health.

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