Academically Talented (AT)
The Academically Talented (AT) program meets the needs of identified gifted students in multiple ways. At its base, our honors and AP level courses provide strong curricular programs that include differentiation and meet most students' needs. For students whose potential exceeds our curricular offerings, we can use a GIEP to create additional opportunities through enrichment and/or acceleration to help the students achieve a meaningful educational benefit.
The AT room is available to students during their non-instructional periods to provide a space where they can interact with their gifted peers outside of the classroom and where they can work with me to understand themselves as gifted learners and how to use their strengths to distinguish themselves at UHS. I can offer support in a number of areas including:
- GIEP implementation
- Schedule planning/ mapping (in conjunction with the counselor)
- Managing a challenging schedule
- Grade-to-grade transitions
- Enrichment opportunities- see the list of summer options on the left
- Academic support
- Support in the college application process
- Proofreading of application/ internship/ scholarship essays
- Questions or concerns related to gifted learners
- Brainstorming/ problem-solving of unique situations
I look forward to working with AT students and their parents.
(610) 347-1600 x3113
- Acceleration Possibilities
- Chapter 16
- College Resources
- High School Standardized Testing Schedule
- Parents Documents & Resources
- Read Me!
- Summer Resources
- Teacher Resources
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