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Teacher Nomination Form

Student Name:  _______________________________        Grade:  _________________
Teacher Name:  _______________________________        Date:  __________________

Check the column which best describes the student’s classroom performance  Listed below is a range of possible characteristics and behaviors. Indicate whether the student demonstrates the characteristic or behavior often, sometimes, or seldom. Cite specific examples of the behavior by writing in the space provided or attaching a written narrative or student work.

Characteristic:
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Often

Math

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             Example

Processes new math concepts quickly: learns new math skills easily

 

 

 

 

 

 

Processes new math concepts quickly: unwilling to do great amounts of practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discovers math patterns: eager to solve math problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discovers math patterns: unable to give step by step description of how the pattern was found

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superior mathematical abstract reasoning: prefers concepts to computation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superior mathematical abstract reasoning: refuses to use manipulatives

 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristic:
+/- Behavior

Seldom

Some-
Times

Often

Math

               Specific
              Example

Enjoys math: enjoys math puzzles, logic, and games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoys math: will not put effort into other subjects

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intellectual curiosity:  interested in new techniques, ideas, or processes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intellectual curiosity: unwilling to work with others who do not share love of math

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strong sense of numbers:  uses a variety of representations to explain math

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strong sense of numbers: easily bored if math lessons lack variety

 

 

 

 

 

Great competitiveness with peers: demonstrates determination to do the best

 

 

 

 

 

Great competitiveness with peers:  demonstrates determination to do the best at all cost

 

 

 

 

 

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