Greater Hartford Area Model Program
The Greater Hartford Area Model Program is being formed as a model for the Hartford School District [G.A.M.P.] G.A.M.P is a program designed for gifted students ranging from 6th through 12th grade which specializes in preparing students for the for higher education at prestigious Ivy league institutions across the nation.
The purpose of G.A.M.P is to enhance the curriculum of students in order to challenge and strengthen their unique abilities. The students that are enrolled in the G.A.M.P program have special teachers and classes to promote development of their talents and minds. G.A.M.P uses several methods of teaching, each which provide a curriculum that will develop the natural abilities of each student in an organized, efficient and lasting way. The following curriculum and teaching strategies are utilized in the G.A.M.P program: An orientation toward achievement and success, and high expectations, one-to-one teaching and small learning groups of students, mentoring by adults or older gifted students, special attention to development of communication skills, and a multicultural focus and instruction based on the childrens experience. The students are given the opportunity to choose classes that are meant to teach them how
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