PACT Enrichment/Accelerated Math

  • Content enrichment is offered to gifted students in each elementary school. Students receive Accelerated Mathematics (AM) instruction in grades 3-5.  Additional enrichments and integrated learning opportunities are provided across the grade levels.  Curriculum in these classes offers both acceleration and enrichment to provide an appropriately challenging level of educational rigor.  SUSD gifted specialists are state certified and have specific certification and training to work with gifted students.  Gifted Enrichment Coach, Aimee Sulit provides support to cluster teachers and gifted specialists.  Enrichment during classes may include:

    • Socratic Seminars
    • Junior Great Books
    • Classic and Contemporary literature
    • Project Based Learning
    • Core Knowledge integrated curriculum
    • Advanced problem-solving instruction
    • Math Olympiad & Continental Math competitions
    • Grammar and vocabulary instruction using the work of Michael Clay Thompson
    • As well as extensive thematic units developed by teachers in the district