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Board Meetings
Report


May 19, 2009

        Gifted Education


Consultation
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T.R.A.I.L. (To Realize Advanced and Independent Learning) staff, psychology staff, student services staff, Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)
  
    
Statistics
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535 students are identified in Bluewater as gifted – 30% of our total identifications – Provincial average is 13% of total identifications
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2% of general population would statistically be determined gifted on cognitive assessments.  Bluewater is 4.42% for grades 5-8
 
   
Canadian Test of Cognitive Skills (CTCS)
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for all grade 4 students.  Score of 135 on CTCS would align with 2%
  
    
Program
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continue to assess all grade 4’s (CTCS)
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continue symposium for grade 4’s
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continue grade 5-6 program:  school visits; computer workshop; symposium day; 3 day residential
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continue to support grade 7-8 students in regular classroom
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provide targeted P.D. related to teaching gifted learners
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consult and support development of Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.)
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T.R.A.I.L. staff available to address individual student need and suggest programming strategies to classroom teacher
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“The classroom teacher is key to student success and achievement”, Education for All
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no change to secondary program
 
   
Information
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distributed to Learning Resource Teachers, administrators, school staff, parents and students
  
   
Resource
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provided to each school ‘Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom’ by Susan Winebrenner
  
   
Presentations
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SEAC, Learning Resource Teachers, Administrators, Educational Issues Committee, April PD Day, September PD planning underway
    
       
IPRC Statement Change
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directed by the Ministry
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needs to align with Ministry statement options “Regular class placement with indirect support”
  
   
Education For All
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regular classroom should facilitate learning for ALL students
  
    
Me to We
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“In our society, we are often led to believe that only an extraordinary few people qualify as “gifted”.  In truth everyone has a unique gift to share with the world.”     Craig Keilburger



Submitted to:
Bluewater District School Board
May 19, 2009            
For further information please contact
Lori Wilder, Superintendent of Student Services

        


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