What:  A place where academically advanced, gifted and talented, and students who benefit from individualized challenges may be served

    Why:  To enhance students’ learning beyond the differentiation offered in the classroom and to celebrate academic achievement

    How:  By  working with teachers to ensure the lab activities support and extend the classroom curriculum


    IS a place that...

    Allows independent exploration

    Requires higher-level thinking

    Helps students produce advanced-level products

    Offers depth and complexity

    Embraces cooperative learning

    Teaches problem-solving

    Encourages creativity

    Addresses academic and social needs

    Develops lifelong learners


    IT IS NOT:

    A computer lab

    A “Gifted Only” program

    A substitute for differentiation in the classroom