4th Grade GT Extension
GT Extension class is an enrichment class for students identified as gifted learners. It is meant to enrich, not replace differentiation in the core subject areas. Differentiation in the core areas is served by the cluster teacher. The GT Extension class was created to support the GISD policies and procedures for gifted learners to help GT students excel in research and create excellent products with a STEM focus while challenging their capabilities in learning.
GT Extension class is project based learning, using integrated thematic units & technology. We begin computer programming/coding as early as 1st grade and use a variety of Robotics while programming.
4th Grade: Engineering (using Lego Simple & Powered Machines with renewable energy), Coding/Programming, Robotics with Dash & Dot, Green Screen Stories/Reporting, Inventions with Shark Tank, All Things Google, & more!
*All Things Google: Classroom, Slides, Sites, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Drawing, Email, Hangouts, Groups, Maps, Earth, etc.