Gifted and Talented

Ms. Sheila Schwirtz
651-403-7800 | sheila.schwirtz@isd197.org

High Performing/Gifted and Talented Students at Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet School have access to:

MORELAND NETWORK LEARNING COMMUNITY

  • Multiage Setting Grades 3 and 4
  • One to One iPad Initiative
  • Focus on Collaborative, Technology Integrated Learning
  • Students are Flexibly Grouped by Academic Readiness
  • Curriculum Enrichment Extension Projects
  • Multiage Setting
    • Combined Grades 5 and 6
    • Combined Grades 7 and 8

ADVANCED CURRICULUM OPTIONS

  • Curriculum Enrichment Extension Projects
  • Cognitively Guided Math Learning Opportunities
  • Enhanced Level Literature Studies 
  • SPARKS Classes
  • 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
    • 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

PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Constructivist Learning Approach
  • Teachers Intentionally Push Students to Think of Ideas That Lead to Research Projects 
  • Teachers Promote Critical Thinking Skills by Having Students Investigate Concepts Through Deeper Questioning

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

  • One to One iPad Initiative
  • MacBook Carts
  • iPod Carts
  • Interactive Whiteboards
  • Student Response Systems
  • Computer Lab
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Google Apps for Education

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • F.I.R.S.T. Lego League Robotics
  • Geography Bee
  • Spelling Bee
  • Continental Math League 
  • Chess Club
  • Magnet Monday Classes
  • Student Council
  • Moreland Melodies
  • Healthy Kids Club