Gifted Program GoalsChandler Unified School District is committed to an educational program that recognizes the values, needs, and talents of individual students. The program for gifted students is an integral part of this commitment.This program is designed to challenge the gifted student through a multidimensional teaching approach involving special curricula, enrichment, and the acceleration of course content. The ultimate goal of the program is to develop within the student a desire for excellence and a sense of individual responsibility to the school community and to a changing society.Goal ITo support mastery of core areas at an accelerated pace incorporating complexity and depth appropriate for gifted learners.
To develop understanding of concepts, themes, and issues fundamental to the discipline and to develop an appreciation for the interrelationships among the disciplines.
To develop inquiry skills at a level of complexity, abstractness, and depth appropriate for gifted learners.
To develop the skills of critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and decision making at a level of complexity, abstractness, and depth appropriate for gifted learners.
To develop proficiency in communicating abstract and complex ideas, relationships, and issues.