Gifted and Talented

Krista Schulz, Gifted and Talented Teacher
651-403-8219 | krista.schulz@isd197.org

High Performing/Gifted and Talented Students at Somerset Elementary have access to:

GIFTED AND TALENTED PROJECT PULLOUT GROUPS

  • Led by Somerset Gifted and Talented Teacher
  • Focus on Curriculum Enrichment Extension Projects 
  • Focus on Collaborative, Technology Integrated Learning
  • Students are Flexibly Grouped by Identification and Academic Readiness

ADVANCED CURRICULUM OPTIONS

  • Curriculum Enrichment Extension Projects
  • Cognitively Guided Math Learning Opportunities
  • Differentiated Learning Opportunities
    • Teachers are Supported in Their Practice of Differentiation for High Performing Learners

CLUSTERING

  • Identified Students in Grades 3 and 4 are Clustered
  • Informal Clustering for Students in Grades 1 and 2
    • Students Have Access to Academic Peers in the Regular Classroom Setting
    • Teachers of the Cluster Groups Can Plan More Intentionally for the Needs of Identified GT Students

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

  • iPad Cart
  • MacBook Carts
  • iPod Cart
  • Interactive Whiteboards
  • Student Response Systems
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Ten Marks
  • Google Apps for Education

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES