Presentation on theme: "Lovinggood Middle School May 14, 2012. Gifted - Defined by State of Georgia ALP - Advanced Learning Program AC - Advanced Content Curriculum AP."— Presentation transcript:
Gifted - Defined by State of Georgia ALP - Advanced Learning Program AC - Advanced Content Curriculum AP – Advanced Placement (High School)
Cognitive > 96th percentile on composite or appropriate component score of a standardized mental ability test Achievement > 90th percentile on Total Battery, Total Reading, or Total Math score of a standardized achievement test Creativity > 90th percentile on standardized creativity scale > 90th percentile on standardized creativity test Motivation > 90th percentile on standardized motivation scale
ALL Cobb County students are screened for Gifted Services in 3rd, 5th, and 8th grades All screening is based on the most recent ITBS scores No sixth grade student will be re-tested Students new to Cobb County who do not have current scores may submit a referral
All Identified gifted students will be served in at least one class Additional classes may be added based on student’s demonstrated strengths on a on nationally normed achievement test (ITBS) Students not previously identified as gifted may qualify for advanced content classes based on our current matrix.
Language ArtsSocial StudiesScience ITBS LA > 96 h %tile ITBS SS > 96 th %tile ITBS Science > 96 th %tile ITBS Reading > 90 th %tile ITBS Reading > 90 th %tile CRCT – LA > 850 CRCT – SS > 850 CRCT – Science > 850 LA Total________ SS Total________ Science Total________ Student must meet all requirements for placement consideration. The local eligibility committee will place 6 th grade students in AC classes according to the following: Classes must have seats available after all gifted-identified students are placed. Determination will depend on the student’s total score in any area compared with other students being considered for placement in the same grade and content area.
All students held to same standards of motivation and achievement Must maintain grade average of 80 or above
Teachers have gifted in-field certification Students are identified as gifted according to state rule
Files are delivered to Lovinggood from elementary schools Students in good standing will enter as same Students are served from the first day of school to the last Students on probation for 1st time at end of quarter start fresh Students removed from program in elementary may apply for re-admission
Elementary Pull-out model Unit-based Interdisciplinary Enrichment Middle School Core classes Advanced Content GPS based differentiated instruction Designed to prepare for honors and AP classes
AC means advanced content. Courses are based on standards of regular course Not more work Appropriate depth and challenge for advanced students Students who are challenged don’t always make A’s Differentiation may involve Content Process Product