Middle Level Gifted Services
Grade 5 though 8 gifted services are based in small group space in the Catasauqua Middle School. Students receive services individually or in groups according to their grade level, need, or interest and as indicated by the GIEP. Gifted Support services may include enrichment activities or acceleration. Delivery models may include regular classroom enrichment, pull-out enrichment, cross-grade acceleration, full-grade acceleration, independent study, and online learning. The gifted support teacher assists classroom teachers with materials and information with regard to student strengths and weaknesses and, at times, co-teaches.
Curriculum for the enrichment program is process oriented and focuses on PA Core Standards through the lens of higher level thinking skills, creative problem solving and other problem solving strategies, leadership, self-knowledge, independent study and research skills and other skills as indicated by individual need and the GIEP.