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Acceleration is an educational intervention that moves students through an educational process at a faster than usual rate or younger than typical age. Acceleration means matching the level, complexity, and pace of the curriculum with the readiness level of the student.
Acceleration is the movement of a student, by pace or place, which matches learning opportunities with the student’s needs and strengths.
17. Acceleration in college
A Nation Deceived
The topic of education and how it pertains to high ability students is widely discussed throughout our country. This discussion often times leads to the question, "What can we do to meet the educational needs of the high ability learner?". Acceleration more than likely will be one response that may spur on very pointed discussions. To gain perspective into the concept of acceleration, please take the time to read, A Nation Deceived : How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students.
Click on the following link, then click on the book cover to discover more information about acceleration. www.accelerationinstitute.org/Nation_Deceived