Welcome to Gifted/Talented
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare today" - Malcolm X
The Gifted/Talented Curriculum involves 4 Main areas of focus with intentional lessons and activities
(1) Critical Thinking Skills. These include verbal reasoning skills, visual or spatial reasoning skills, and quantitative reasoning skills.
(2) The Creative Problem-Solving Process. This includes fluency and flexibility skills, as well as elaboration and originality when applying the creative problem solving process.
(3) The Investigative Process or Research Skills. Determining questions to research, searching out information from a wide variety of resources to answer these questions, and then organizing and presenting findings are central to this process. Scientific methodology and effective use of technology are critical to this processes well.
(4) The Self-Development Process. Organizing, being self-directed, and being responsible for one's own learning, and doing so in an effective manner, both collaboratively and independently, are desired long term outcomes in this area.