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Gifted & Talented

 

WAYNE DISTRICT GIFTED COORDINATOR: 

Jennifer Chaplin

Office: Wayne County School Central Office Annex

Phone: 606-348-8484

Email: jennifer.chaplin@wayne.kyschools.us

 

Kentucky identifies gifted students in grades 4-12 at any year in any of the following areas:

General Intelligence- cognitive intelligence or how your brain works

Academic Aptitude- school subjects of math, science, English language arts, & social studies

Leadership- social skills & interpersonal qualities

Creativity- divergent thinking in areas of fluency, flexibility, elaboration, & originality

Visual & Performing Arts- art, vocal music, instrumental music, dance, drama

 


GIFTED SERVICES 

Gifted services for students include the following as appropriate per student and per gifted category:

 

School Services

Appropriate Courses for General Intelligence & Academics (AP, Dual Credit, Honors)

Appropriate Courses for Creativity and Visual & Performing Arts

Early Entrance/Exit (Early Admission to Kindergarten, Early Graduation)

 

Regular Education Teacher Services

Curriculum Differentiation

Acceleration (Curriculum Compacting, Telescoping Curriculum, Subject-Matter Acceleration, Self-Paced Instruction, Continuous Progress, Whole-Grade Acceleration)

 

Gifted Education Resource Teacher Services

Consultation

Seminars

Resource Services

Enrichment

Travel Study Options


GIFTED EDUCATION

RESOURCE TEACHER SERVICES

PTP-

WELC/WCBE   

PTP/GT-

WCME 

GT-

WCMS

GT-

WCHS

Consultation        

Consultation

Consultation

Consultation

 

Seminars    

Seminars     

Seminars     

 

Resource Services

Resource Services

Resource Services

 

Enrichment

Enrichment

Enrichment

   

Travel Study Options

Travel Study Options

 

RESOURCE SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS

Consultation - Gifted information and resources are shared with the general education teachers upon request. New this year: Monthly WCGT Electronic Newsletter!

 

Leadership Seminars - Discussion-based sessions on specific topics focusing on leadership skills development.

WCME - LEAP (Leaders Engaged in Awakening Potential)

WCMS - LEAF (Leaders Engaged in Affecting the Future)

WCHS - LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Achieving Distinction)

 

GT Seminars - Discussion-based sessions on specific topics focusing on understanding giftedness.

WCME: Brain Camp (3rd Grade), GT Boot Camp (4th Grade), GI Joes/Janes (5th Grade)

WCMS: GT Workshop (Grades 6-8) Topics include Gifted Myths, Grit & Academic Resilience, Perfectionism, Procrastination, Introversion, Underachievers, Test Anxiety, ACT Test & Tips, Bibliotherapy, Resumes & Applications

WCHS: GT Workshop (Grades 9-12) Topics include Gifted Myths, Grit & Academic Resilience, Perfectionism, Procrastination, Introversion, Underachievers, Test Anxiety, ACT Test & Tips, Bibliotherapy, IQ & EQ, College 101, Resumes & Applications

 

Academic Seminars - Discussion-based sessions on specific topics focusing on competitive, academic programs.

WCME: DUKE TIP, Kids Kollage

WCMS: DUKE TIP, GEMS, G2-TECS, Rogers Explorers

WCHS: ELI, GSE, HOBY, GSA, Rogers Scholars, Gatton Academy, Craft Academy, GSP

 

Resource Services - A part-time grouping of students with gifted characteristics based on the interests, needs and abilities of the students and is designed for accelerated content, special interest groups, and/or process skills development. Usually referred to as a gifted pullout.

 

WCME - Tinker Lab, Genius Hour

 

WCMS - STEAM Lab, Genius Hour

 

WCHS - Innovation Lab, Genius Hour

 

Enrichment - Differentiated, academically-based activities that supplement classroom instruction and are often after school and competitive in nature.

 

Travel Study Option - WCMS & WCHS gifted and high achieving students are offered travel study opportunities for high school credit.

Summer 2018    Journey Down Under: New Zealand & Australia

Fall 2018    Italy: Venice, Florence, & Rome

Important Links

 

GT HANDBOOK AND FORMS

WCSD Gifted Handbook

 

STUDENTS

WCHS

October GT Calendar

Student Update Form

GT Workshop Converge Code

Remind Text Service

LEAD Application

Innovation Lab Application

Genius Hour Application

WCMS     

October GT Calendar

Student Update Form

GT Workshop Converge Code

Remind Text Service

LEAF Application

STEAM Lab Application

Genius Hour Application

WCME

Student Update Form

LEAP Application

Tinker Lab Application

Genius Hour Application

 

PARENTS

Parent Recommendation Form

WCHS Parent Update Form for GT Students

WCMS Parent Update Form for GT Students

WCME Parent Update Form for GT Students

 

TEACHERS

Teacher Gifted Services Form

General Intelligence Recommendation Form

Math Recommendation Form

Science Recommendation Form

English Language Arts Recommendation Form

Social Studies Recommendation Form

Leadership Recommendation Form

Creativity Recommendation Form

Visual Art Recommendation Form

Music Recommendation Form

Drama Recommendation Form

Dance Recommendation Form

  


Resources

Kentucky Department of Education Gifted and Talented (KDE)

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE)

The Center for Gifted Studies

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

The Gifted Guru

Davidson Institute for Talent Development