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Gifted and Talented Project
This GATS Project was originally designed for students in Year 8 but could be completed by students of nearly any age. The task can be given to students to complete at home or as an in class project. I personally do a combination with the project being started in class and then completed at home. The students are given approximately 6 months to complete this project and their progress is checked on at regular intervals. This has been a very successful project with a high completion rate by students with some amazing and inspiring results!
The project has been designed with 21st Century Learners in mind. It features elements and skills for students to cope in a 21st Century world. The assignment develops skills in Self-Regulation, Multi-Modal presentation, Knowledge Construction, Real World Problem Solving, Collaboration and use of ICT.
The project also contains lessons on Multiple Intelligences and ELLI (Effective Lifelong Learning Initiative). Both of these are meant to develop the student’s insight into their learning styles and strengths.
I have had great success with this project and some of the Projects completed by the Year 8 students are truly inspiring. We have had students coach soccer teams of students with Autism, students volunteering at a Soup Kitchen on a regular basis, students raising money for School Band Uniforms, as well as many raising money for charities. One particular young lady raised so much money for Bald and Beautiful that she was invited to be on the Board of Directors for that charity!!! This project has also seen a lot of positive press coverage for our school.
Julia from Jooya
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