Barnstable Gateway ProgramBarnstable Public Schools “GiftedAndTalentedEducationWith ALLYouth” Kari Morse, Director Deana Pulsifer, Administration Assistant
Barnstable Gateway Program Mission Statement TO SUPPORT ALL STUDENTS THROUGH TALENT DEVELOPMENT. TO IDENTIFY, CHALLENGE, & ENCOURAGE ACADEMICALLY ADVANCED & CREATIVE LEARNERS.
What determines gifted behavior? Creativity Above Average Ability General / Specific *capacity for perseverance, endurance, determination, hard work, and dedicated practice Task Commitment *measure in tests *traditional learning situations *fluency, flexibility, and originality of thought *measure by performance tasks *specialized area
Gateway Supports K-12 Elementary Grades K-3 Whole-Class Co-Teaching Grades 1-3 Pull-Out Grades 2-3 Teacher Consults – Content and Interest Based Enrichment Teacher: Jeane Bogosian
Let’s Work Together! • Gateway Website http://www.barnstable.k12.ma.us/gateway • Monthly Newsletters • Meetings – Staff/PTO • Open House – December • Surveys
Co-Teaching in Gateway During the lesson the classroom teacher: • supports behavior management • provides differentiation strategies • records names of students on the criteria checklist during direct instruction & independent practice • records names for absences or pull-outs on the criteria checklist
Whole Class Lessons Co-Teach Procedure CRITERIA Checklist Differentiation