Grade 2 Talent Development Pilot
Twenty-one Guilford County elementary schools, are piloting a Second Grade Talent Development program, with the support of the Academically Gifted Department. The program is designed to develop the talents of second grade students in preparation for rigorous academics as they progress through school.
Schools that have low numbers of students eligible for Academically Gifted services in grades 3-5.
Selection for the pilot schools is on a voluntary basis.
Building Thinking Skills, a research-based program, develops critical thinking and analysis skills. The curriculum is formatted to build from concrete processes, to semi-concrete, and fianlly to the abstract cognitive processes.