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1 Gate Ten: Gifted and talented services for Lovejoy K – 5 th grade students Who is it for? How do they get in? (Qualify) What do they do?

2 The Kindergarten Team Shelley Cano – GT Teacher, Lovejoy Elementary Eva Logan, GT Teacher, Puster & Hart Elementary If you have questions, please contact Wendy Craft, the Gifted and Talented Coordinator at:

3 HONORS or GIFTED ? What’s the difference? Who is it for?

4 HONORS GIFTED Asks questions that have answers Learns in a step-by-step fashion until the task or concept is mastered (may be done quickly) Shows emotion, but can recover fairly easily when upset Curious about a wide variety of things Learns vocabulary words easily, but speech is fairly typical of age peers Strong opinions about fairness, but in more personal terms (i.e. He has more than I do.” Asks questions about abstract concepts that have no easy answers Jumps over steps and moves quickly to the concept; does not like reconstructing steps Is totally involved; may have very hard time getting over something upsetting Totally involved!; intense curiosity about many things or one topic of current interest Uses extensive and advanced vocabulary; understands verbal nuances, enjoys puns and word play; often talks over heads of age peers Intense concerns about fairness and equity on a more global scale (news stories can be upsetting)

5 How do they qualify? Five assessment measures 3 objective and 2 subjective 96% or above National Percentile Rank Cross District Line on 4 of 5 measures to be considered

6 How do they qualify? Subjective Measures Observations of Parents Observations of Teachers

7 How do they qualify? Objective Measures  Screening Phase Reasoning Assessment  All Kindergarten students  In Kindergarten classroom with the GT teacher and Kindergarten teacher.

8 How do they qualify? Objective Measures continued Small group During January and February Aptitude Assessment – Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT Achievement Assessment – Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

9 How do they qualify? Identification Profile – Need a 96 or above in 4 out of these 5 areas. Reasoning Teacher Checklist Parent Letter (automatically gives your child a 96%) Kindergarten Abilities Test Kindergarten Achievement Test

10 Where do I get the paperwork to refer my child? The referral is due on Friday, January 27 th by 4:00 p.m. –Departments –Special Education and Academic Support –Gifted & Talented Services Forms ~ –K-5 Referral –Permission for Testing

11 Questions and Answers If you have any further questions, please Wendy Craft.


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