Saturday, May 27

Services Provided

Services to the High Ability Provided by the Advanced Program Staff:

  • Screen students for individual psychological testing (K-12)
  • Assist in universal screening and testing (K)
  • Plan learning seminars.
  • Schedule weekly educational coaching/instruction of identified elementary students.
  • Monitor each student’s progress in pull-out programming and report on that progress to parents using an elementary learning plan summary report.
  • Conduct parent meetings.
  • Conduct meetings and staff development opportunities for facilitators of high ability students.
  • Provide consultative services to School Psychological Services personnel for those students identified as Twice Exceptional.

Additional Services:

  • Co-teaching
  • Curriculum enrichment/problem solving activities
  • Introduction of VersaTiles® Math
  • Introduction of Hands-on-Equations
  • Provide and assist in developing instructional units
  • Assist teachers in providing curricular adaptations
  • Pre-testing
  • Compacting
  • Contracting
  • Plan in-services and staff development

 Teacher  Training:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Characteristics of the Gifted Student
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Pre-testing/Compacting/Contracting
  • Authentic Assessment
    • Portfolios
    • Product Guides

Evaluation of Program:

Evaluations of the program for the highly able may be conducted in a variety of  ways. These may include:

  • Independent Evaluator  (when deemed necessary by the BBPC)
  • Qualitative Assessment