Highly Capable Program Goals

The goals for the Highly Capable program are as follows:

  • To enhance academic opportunities tied to the core curriculum through differentiated instruction, academic investigations and self-directed independent research studies which will produce advanced-level products.
  • To assist core teachers in differentiating instruction for high ability students to be challenged in the core curriculum.
  •  To help the highly capable child develop leadership, enrich mental peer relationships, group interaction and communication skills.
  • To stimulate problem solving skills, enhance critical and creative thinking and higher order thinking skills.