The Path-to-Potential Gifted Program allows gifted scholars to delve deeper into content as they develop critical thinking skills, enhanced with our unique curriculum structure. Innovation and creation are the themes for these Scholars while they invent and solve real-world problems in the Fab Lab. The Path-to-Potential Gifted Program is a one-of-a-kind program in Casa Grande and is only available at The Grande Innovation Academy. The teachers of the program are highly qualified and experienced in differentiated instruction.
K – 2nd Grade Cluster Scholars are grouped together with other scholars and one teacher that receives specific training in gifted education and differentiation. Based on assessment data, scholars will have curriculum compacted, accelerated, and will be challenged with high-level projects.
3rd, 4th, and 5th Self-Contained Gifted Scholars receive instruction with one teacher that receives specific training in gifted education and differentiation. These scholars will have a personalized learning plan using school-adopted curriculum and extension activities. Based on assessment data scholars may have curriculum compacted and accelerated through a year’s worth of curriculum in a shorter amount of time.