All students attending SMCPS will have the opportunity to engage in higher level thinking activities and instruction. Instruction will continue to be differentiated according to students’ needs.
Gifted and Talented Programs
Students in grades 3, 4, and 5, who have been identified as Gifted and Talented in the area of mathematics, will begin receiving instruction using supplementary materials. This instruction will be in addition to regular classroom instruction and may be delivered as part of the flexible grouping, guided math, or a pull out program.
- Singapore Primary Mathematics: Challenging Word Problems
Highly Able Programs
Students who have not been formally identified as Gifted and Talented, but are highly able, will receive appropriate differentiation in the classroom or in a pull out program.
- Project M³
- Interact Math
- Flex Grouping
Programs for All Students
All students have the opportunity to engage in higher level thinking instruction activities.
Grades K-2 Higher Level Thinking Programs for All Students:
- Origo- Think Tanks
Grades K-5 Higher Level Thinking Opportunities for All Students:
- Guided Math Groups
- Practice Forward Tasks