My Learning Plan
The Challenge and
Discovery Program is an enrichment program designed
to provide students with a positive educational experience. It models and
instills a love of learning and discovery, and nurtures
self-confidence and self esteem.
Structure of the Program
attend Challenge and Discovery one day per week in the students’
home school and are taught by the school’s highly qualified Gifted
and Talented teachers. Students are grouped by grade level and are
exposed to problem-based learning activities throughout the course
of their day. Upon entering school, students report to their home
classroom in the morning for attendance and return before the end of
the day for dismissal. Children who have Physical Education on
their assigned day of Challenge & Discovery will attend and then
return to the Challenge & Discovery room. All students are
responsible for concepts missed in the regular classroom while they
are at Challenge and Discovery.
Students who have outstanding scores on the Test of
Cognitive Abilities, achievement tests, and consistently perform at
the highest standards in their classroom may be selected to
participate in the program.
Challenge & Discovery Mission
Enrichment is necessary because children differ. Our
Challenge & Discovery program exists so that academically
gifted children can experience the enriched, accelerated
education they need to reach their potential.
Our enriched educational environment is designed to develop
critical thinking skills.
Our program is committed to developing leadership skills,
personal responsibility and task commitment with a focus on
The professional staff of the Challenge & Discovery program
is committed to sharing their expertise with the larger
community for the educational enrichment of all children.
Overview of the program
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• Mock Caldecott Committee
• Ancient Cultures
• Math in the Real World
• Investigating Artifacts
• Bubble Festival
• Gulliver’s World
• Reader’s Theatre
• Five Kingdoms
• Environmental Detectives
• Constitution Works
• Learning About Learning
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