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The Garfield Gifts and Talents
Triple I Program

Happy Spring!

 

 

                   Kimberly Santangelo                                       
District Gifts & Talents Coordinator            
                      ksantangelo@gboe.org                                 

            Co-President of the Bergen County                  

Consortium for teachers of the Gifted www.bccgt.net

 

Karen Mascari

District Gifts & Talents Specialist K-8

kmascari@gboe.org

www.teacherweb.com/nj/washingtonirvingschool/mrsmascari

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AMAZING!

District Gifts & Talents Interactive Showcase

COME JOIN US ON THURSDAY, May 22, 2014

FROM 5:30-6:30 pm at

Washington Irving School # 4.

 Celebrate the Innovative, Ingenious and Inventive Approach to Progressive Learning!

Display tables:

Photoshop,  Science Experiments, Ancient Egypt, Engineering mazes, Mosaic Art, Canvas Green Paintings,  Improvisation,  Interactive models using K-Nex, Green Garden Green House, PowerPoint Presentations, Origami, Scientific Method, Erupting volcanoes, Recycled Castles, Fashion models, Brain Dominance,  Solar Houses, Leaning Tower of Pisa Challenge, Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz:  The Scientific Method, Pop up Rockets,  Informational Table, Parent Surveys and many more!

 

The convocation sponsored by the Bergen County Consortium for teachers of the Gifted  & hosted by the Garfield Middle School was a success!

 

The students from participating districts on March 13th & March 14th engaged in activities and hands-on challenges focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.

 

Paraprofessional Workshop
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VPHKYB6

New Nominations

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6D3S7PS

New nominations for students in grades 1-7 is in the process. Parents will be notified of acceptance by June 2014

 

 

Look what we have been doing!

 

K-Nex  structures & designs for the solar houses

Trip to the Montclair Art Museum & Trip to the Buehler Science Center

Mosaics & experimenting with baking soda & vinegar

Dressing for Fashion!!

Creating Hieroglyphic messages & exploring Magic Mud

Making our own ink and Mud pies

Creating Mud pies & a K-nex structure

World Games at Dwight Englewood School & the Pop up lesson- Camera Heads

Volcanoes & 6th & 7th grade bridge challenge

All about Me and our inspirational branches ---Paper plane distance challange

The Scientific Method-Plop, Plop! Fizz, Fizz!--       Students reading their research

Brain Dominance Activity- Creating brains---Magic mud experiment

Experimenting with different variables.

 

Lego Robotic activities

 

Reflections from the field trip to Oasis shelter & a higher order thinking tower

K-Nex Roller Coaster & The Leaning Tower of Pisa challenge

 

2013-2014 Mini-Courses

 

Frogs & Toads!

Build a Solar City!

Fashion!

Charcoal Portraits!

Fairly Tale Forest and the Scientific Method!

Mars Egg Drop!

Ancient Egypt!

Origami!

Photography!

Ink!

Magic Mud!

Marionettes!

Brain Dominance!

Volcanoes!

The Amazing Race challenges

The Scientific Method

 

 

In the News:

Congratulations Angela K. !

http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/airwater/aviation/2013statewinners.shtm

Congratulations to Philip K. for his 2011 achievement!  http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/airwater/aviation/2011statewinners.shtm

 

 

Top student - Washington Irving School in Garfield held a Gifted and Talented Showcase on June 6

Community News (Garfield Edition)

Victoria Rigoglioso shows off her work at the Washington Irving School in Garfields Gifted and Talented Showcase
on June 6.

 

 

GIFTS & TALENTS PARENT SURVEY

GIFTED GETS CHOPPED SURVEY

2012 Cookie Contest

Go Green Tip of the Day!

 

        

Turn off the lights when you are not using them.

 

Announcements:

 

May 22nd- Annual Showcase at Washington Irving School # 4.--More details to follow

2nd Grade: Upcoming field trip on April 3rd to Glenrock Arbitorium.

 

3rd Grade:  Trip to UpperSaddle River Cultural center on November 21, 2013. Topic: Theatre

 

4th Grade: Trip to the Montclair Art Museum on January 24, 2014.  Topic: Sculptures

 

5th Grade:  Upcoming field trip to the Culinary Studio on 3/28/14

 

The 6th grade  G & T students are participating in a 3 session business workshop called:  Foundation for Free Enterprise in January 2014.

World Game at Dwight Englewood School on January 23, 2014

December 5, 2013- 6th & 7th grade field trip to NJ School of Dramatic Arts.  Bring a lunch, Cost $15.00

7th Grade: Trip to the Oasis Community shelter on November 22, 2013. Topic:  Helping others

6th & 7th grade students partcipated in the Amazing Race

 

Community Service:

 

Free bullets for web pagesSummer Programs for Gifted & Talented

www.d-e.org/summer

www.montclair.edu/GiftTalent

www.giftedstudy.org

www.giftedchildsociety.com

http://madscience.org/locations/bergen/KampThemes.aspx 

Free bullets for web pagesSummer Youth Programs

Pre-College for High School Students

Middle School Programs

www.wpunj.edu/cpe

 

 

About the Program  Goals & Objectives

Mini Courses 2011  National Standards

 

Required Reading Assignments:

6th grade Middle School: The Egypt Game

5th grade: Castle in the Attic, Bridge to Terabithia

4th grade: A Wrinkle in Time, Castle in the Attic

3rd grade: Balloons over Broadway

2nd grade: Magic Tree House

 

Important Links

www.njagc.org

www.nagc.org

www.giftedchildsociety.com 

www.montclair.edu/GiftTalent

www.giftedstudy.org

www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm

 

 

 

   
   
   
   
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