Myths and Facts

MYTH: Gifted Students Don’t Need Help; They’ll Do Fine On Their Own
TRUTH: Would you send a star athlete to train for the Olympics without a coach? Gifted students need guidance from well-trained teachers who challenge and support them in order to fully develop their abilities. Many gifted students may be so far ahead of their same-age peers that they know more than half of the grade-level curriculum before the school year begins. Their resulting boredom and frustration can lead to low achievement, despondency, or unhealthy work habits. The role of the teacher is crucial for spotting and nurturing talents in schooll. 3

3 Farkas, S. & Duffet, A. (2008). Results from a national teacher survey. In Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Highachievement students in the era of NCLB (p. 78). Washington, DC: Author.


"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some

other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."

~Barack Obama

~A New Vision~

Talent development should be for everyone. Wouldn't it be more equitable if there was an approach that delivered four levels of services that provided opportunities for all students? There is such an approach! It is called the Levels of Service Approach - LoS!

LoS Brochure

    LoS - The Four Levels

Enrichment vs. Acceleration what is the hype?

Click below to view the Prezi presentation to learn more...


Kid's getting it right!



August 24th - 28th (Grades 1 - 6)

Invention Remote Camp was AWESOME!

What is returning and what is new for
~2020 - 2021~
~HS Mock Trial
~HS Debating 
~Middle School Destination Imagination
~Future City Engineering Competition MS
~Journalism MS
~NEW! MS School Store Marketing Program 
~NEW! Junior Lego League MS
~NEW! Junior Chef Entrepreneur MS
~NEW! National Junior Honor Society

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