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Challenging TAG Students

Mentoring Mathmatical Minds  Project M² built upon the success of Project M3: Mentoring Mathematical Minds, a grade 3-5 advanced curriculum study. Studies investigating this curriculum found statistically significant gains on open-response, criterion-referenced, and standardized tests. The Project M² units focused on "in-depth" mathematics using research-based practices and standards in mathematics education and early childhood education. One unit at each grade K-2 focuses on geometry and the other on measurement, both concepts that recently were identified in the Curriculum Focal Points (NCTM, 2006) as key areas to be emphasized in these grades. As scores on national and international assessments indicate, not much attention is presently devoted to geometry or measurement in primary level curriculum.

The Synergy Challenge

The Synergy Challenge provides a new task every season where gifted students will design, create, build, and perform something from their imagination. They will post projects on Synergy's Facebook page to be judged for a prize. Synergy's goal is to keep the gifted mind stimulated, where students can work on an independent project that motivates and excites them.

MeritBooster

MeritBooster helps young people use the internet and their social networks to find funding and other resources for their projects, school activities and ideas for changing the world. Young people are capable of amazing things and our mission is to enable the amazing.

ReadWriteThink

In association with MarcoPolo, the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Verizon Foundation, this website can be used as an effective language arts and reading resource for both teachers and students. This site is full of Internet-based content, including: a database of K-12 lesson plans, an index of student reading materials and a large database of English web resources.

Shakespeare for Kids: Activities for Children and Families

This website has everything Shakespeare for kids, including: Shakespeare challenges, scripts for kids, word games, fun facts, coloring and puzzles, information about Queen Elizabeth, and exhibits at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Hosted by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC.