Best Things About the Program

The following chart shows the comments made by at least two parents:

Best 3 things about the gifted education program (37 respondents):

 

 

Response count

Child enjoys activities with Mr. Kendall/volunteers; Fun ways to learn hard concepts; makes learning fun; “highlight of the week”

12

Opportunities for children to push themselves / be appropriately challenged

7

Enrichment to the fine curriculum offered by the schools

6

That there IS a program (even with budget cuts)

6

Mr. Kendall has done a great job getting to know individual students

6

The individual feedback that Mr. Kendall has provided about my child

6

Excellent staff / Mr. Kendall

4

Small-group setting with ability-level peers

4

Expands knowledge base

4

Junior Great Books / Reading Enrichment program

4

Students are not aware of why they are being pulled out, which avoids elitism for those being pulled out and discontent for others not being pulled

3

Math program

2

Increased my child’s excitement about learning

2

Strengthened friendships/connections with students with similar interests

2

Keeps students from being bored

2

More time for creative writing with direction and feedback; encourages creative endeavors

2

Mr. Kendall has made obvious efforts to improve math program with more varied activities and to enhance curriculum

2

The program makes great use of local talent/volunteers

2




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