PA Gifted Education Update. Intermediate Unit 1 Gifted Teacher Consortium October 28, 2009. Pennsylvania Department of Education Gifted Resources Coming Soon. A Gifted IEP Model is coming soon .
PA Gifted Education Update
Intermediate Unit 1 Gifted Teacher Consortium
October 28, 2009
Currently being revised - then must go through legal review process
Have been approved by legal – expect it soon
In the process of being revised
Will focus on writing annual goals and objectives
Will be conducted by the Bureau of Teaching & Learning
only (ex. acceleration in a higher course,
exposure to the debating process). Should not
be to remediate a deficit. This requires a 504 or
indicate need for evaluation on a Chapter 14 IEP.
gifted. Short-term learning objectives must have
criteria and be measurable as to what the student
has learned. Progress must be monitored.
(Collaboration and support strongly suggested)
Ability & Assessment Test Scores:
4Sight Reading-Math Benchmarks, Study Island,
GMADE, GRADE, Burns/Row Reading Inventory
Group & Individual Achievement Scores:
Terra Nova, IOWA, Weschler Individual Achievement Test, Woodcock-Johnson
Report Cards (Indicate mastery of enrolled grade level work–student’s true mastery level?) Projects
Progress on Goals:
GIEP – Progress(data) on previous GIEP’s Goals and Short-term Outcomes
Curriculum-Based Assessment-98% on Algebra II Program, Reading on a 4th to 6th grade level, Scoring 4’s on a four point rubic in district’s
Writing Prompts Program, Spelling words
successfully on an individual spelling list made
from the National Spelling Bee Level2 list (Try
to compare functioning levels to district curr.)
Aptitudes, Interests, Specialized Skills
Student/Parent Input, Current Events, Chess,
Problem Solving Competitions, Reads-writes-
loves science fiction, 3-digit mental math
Student One writes descriptively, including the use of above grade level vocabulary, syntax, and semantic skills. She has won several creative writing contests. PSSA scores at the advanced proficiency level in writing. Consistently earns a 5 on the district’s Writing Prompts Program five-point rubric.
Student One will write in a variety of genres.
Student One will use prose and poetic models to write essays, narratives, and poems.
Present Level of Performance
Student Two can mentally add and subtract 3 digit numbers with accuracy. She knows all addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts through 12. She is currently working on mastery of division facts with quick success. Current curriculum-based assessment scores in the 95% to 100% range.
Student Two will be accelerated one grade level for mathematics instruction.
Student Two will complete all classwork, homework, quizzes, and tests in the 4th grade mathematics curriculum.
Present Level of Performance
Student Three has a strong interest and exceptional ability in math and science. He was an outstanding student in AP Biology and scored a 4 on the AP Biology Exam. He wishes to pursue a career in the medical field.
Student Three will investigate career choices in the medical and science field.
Student Three will complete 2 job shadowing experiences of his choice in the medical and science areas.
Absences for job shadowing experiences will be considered excused at the school.
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