CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MATHEMATICALLY GIFTED STUDENT
[CHARAKTERISTIKA MATEMATICKY NADANEHO ZIAKA]
The present work aims at closer understanding the mathematically gifted student. It defines the term mathematical talent including its most up-to-date concepts. It provides information on specifics of mathematically gifted students which result in specific pedagogical resources and tools for supporting these students. They are mainly focused on proper development of mathematical talent. The methodological part of the work studies the personality of mathematically gifted student and compares it with that of a non-gifted student. The research group consisted of eighty students (38 gifted and 42 ordinary) with the average age of 16.6 years. The main method used here was the NEO Five-Factor Inventory. The results of the work have proven difference in the personality structures of mathematically gifted students and standard ones.
mathematical talent, educational support, personality structure of mathematically gifted student