North Putnam School Corporation




1.         Gifted students will consistently use critical and creative thinking processes in all disciplines in order to develop problem solving skills in their pursuit of advanced content.†††††††††

†††† 2.Gifted students will follow a curriculum that will allow

††††††††† them to become self-directed, independent learners,

††††††††† and producers of original and innovative ideas.

3.   Gifted students will display a high level of proficiency

†††† in oral and written communication and consistently

†††† demonstrate those skills through communicating to

††††††††† appropriate audiences.


4.   Gifted students will accept their own uniqueness and

†††††††† will develop positive self-concepts as they creatively

†††††††† pursue their individual interests and needs.


††† 5.Gifted students will accept divergent views and respect

†††††††† each individualís uniqueness as they cooperatively and

†††††††† responsibly interact with society.


6. Teachers will understand the characteristics of††

†††† gifted/talented students and appreciate their unique

†††† needs.


†† 7.Teachers will constantly strive to utilize differentiated

††††††† curriculum.