HOW DO WE DIFFERENTIATE FOR GATE STUDENTS?
Quality not quantity
More depth and breadth
Enrich and extend the curriculum
Process: How we
Pacing: accelerated at times
Compacting: less repetition, less practice
Higher level thinking skills are emphasized.
Assignments, projects, tests are designed
to challenge and encourage creativity while meeting
intellectual needs of the gifted student.
Choice: More choices are provided when appropriate.
GATE students are clustered in humanities classes or placed in all-GATE humanities.
Stimulating! Students are surrounded by intellectual peers.
Psychological climate- It's safe to be smart in here!