Resident School GATE Program
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Most of the District's identified gifted students participate in programs at the neighborhood local school. There are several options available that are designed to provide a differentiated curriculum so that students attain optimal levels of learning. A local school program must comply with a more rigorous standard providing differentiation as an integral part of the regular school day.
Curriculum experiences for gifted learners that are planned, implemented, and evaluated in order to maximize student potential.
Goals and objectives that are determined at the local school by administrators, teachers, parents, and students by means of needs assessments.
Differentiation of the core curriculum through various means, including:
acceleration of content
independent study, tiered assignments
interest centers, learning centers
Compacting in student's area of strength via mentorships, adjusting questions, honors coursework, Advanced Placement courses, and use of above-grade-level resources
Application of the "non-negotiables" of gifted instruction: