Burlingame SD | BP 6172 Instruction
Gifted And Talented Student Program
The Board of Trustees believes that all students deserve an education that challenges them to meet their full potential. The Board shall provide gifted and talented students opportunities for learning commensurate with their particular abilities and talents.
Meeting the everyday academic needs of the district's gifted and talented students shall be planned and organized as an integrated, differentiated learning experience within the regular school day. These programs may be augmented or supplemented with other differentiated activities related to the core curriculum using such strategies as independent study, acceleration, and enrichment such as the district summer program.
The Superintendent shall ensure the full participation of eligible students regardless of their ethnic, cultural, linguistic or economic background.
Staff development shall be provided to support teachers of gifted and talented students in understanding the unique learning styles and abilities of these students and in developing appropriate instructional strategies.
The district shall regularly evaluate the effectiveness of meeting the needs of gifted and talented students.
Program planning, implementation and evaluation shall involve the district GATE Advisory Committee.
37223 Weekend classes for mentally gifted minors
51740 Instruction by correspondence
64000 Categorical programs included in consolidated application
64001 Single plan for student achievement, consolidated application programs
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
1633 Instruction by correspondence
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED PUBLICATIONS
GATE Standards Workbook: A Guide to Design, Improve and Assess Gifted Programs, 2005
Meeting the Standards: A Guide to Developing Services for Gifted Students, 2002
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Gifted and Talented Education Program Resource Guide, rev. 2005
Recommended Standards for Programs for Gifted and Talented Students, rev. 2005
California Association for the Gifted: http://www.cagifted.org
California Department of Education, Gifted and Talented Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/gt
Council for Exceptional Children, The Association for the Gifted (CEC-TAG): http://www.cectag.org
National Association for Gifted Children: http://www.nagc.org
Policy BURLINGAME SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: April 18, 2006 Burlingame, California
reviewed: September 21, 2010