Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)
SST Public Schools is committed to implementing a program that meets the unique social, emotional, and intellectual needs of gifted and talented students through the collaboration of students, educators, parents and community members that ensures opportunities for maximum growth and development for life long success.
· GT Program is available for students in grades K - 12th.
· In the academic core areas of English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies the curriculum is differentiated to offer enriched and accelerated learning opportunities for the gifted learner.
What Your _ Grader Needs to Know
The popular Core Knowledge Grader Series
From What Your Preschooler Needs to Know through What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know, this eight-volume Core Knowledge Series for parents, teachers, and children offers an engaging, illustrated guide to the essential knowledge outlined in the Core Knowledge Sequence. Each book provides information and activities on stories and poems, common sayings, history and geography, math, science, visual arts, and music, as well as suggestions for related readings and resources. The kindergarten and first grade books also include sections on how children learn to read.
The Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP)- a resource for providing differentiated instruction to gifted/talented (G/T) students (and can be used for providing enhanced academic opportunities for all students)
William&Mary - The Center for Gifted Education- Campuses utilize the curriculum resources developed by the Center for Gifted Education at College of William and Mary.
The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT)- an organization of educators and parents dedicated to meeting the unique needs of gifted and talented students
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)- has worked to increase public awareness about these key questions and to affect positive change.