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EPI group in Costa Rica

Students from Cedaredge High traveled to Costa Rica for intensive hands-on eclology and cultural studies. Learn more about their trip in the March 2017 GT Newsletter.

DMS STAR class

Delta Middle School students are working in groups, exploring a wide range of projects, from photography, chemistry, and robotics - even the history of Mickey Mouse. Learn more in our February 2017 GT Newsletter.

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"Gifted and talented children" means those persons between the ages of five and twenty-one whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs. Children under five who are gifted may also be provided with early childhood special educational services. Gifted students may have disabilities (i.e. twice exceptional) and come from all socio-economic, ethnic and cultural populations. Gifted students are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas of giftedness: • General or specific intellectual ability • Specific academic aptitude • Creative or productive thinking •Leadership abilities •Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities.

General Links to Gifted Education Resources

• Colorado Department of Education Gifted and Talented Site

• The Colorado Association for the Gifted

• National Association for Gifted Children

• Western Colorado Association for the G/T

• Council for Exceptional Children

• Gifted Development Center

• Understanding Our Gifted

• Delta County Counseling Resources


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