GT LEAD at O.C.T.

LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR ACADEMIC DISCOVERIES

2nd Grade

Second Graders have been comparing/contrasting the brain and a computer. They have also been analyzing the 6 parts of the brain using an app called 3D BRAIN and using a teacher generated Blendspace on the brain. They are preparing for the Tournament of the Brain, in which teams will debate WHY their part of the brain is THE MOST IMPORTANT. You can ask them to name the 6 parts and see if they can tell you what they do (function).

GT TESTING FOR GRADES 1-4

GT Testing Information


GRADES 1-4 Gifted and Talented Testing for GT LEAD and the Aspire Academy:

The nomination window for parents to submit their child's name for testing is Feb. 13-28.


The actual testing will take place Feb. 27-March 10, and All GT LEAD classes will be cancelled during this time frame, as the testing process is quite extensive.

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Expo Details

From engineering challenges to advanced academics to language immersion and early childhood education, GCISD offers a world of opportunities for students. Families are invited to learn more about these opportunities at the Special Programs Expo on Monday, February 13 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at Cross Timbers Middle School. The expo will feature stations showcasing our STEM programs, ASPIRE Academy, Dual Language, tuition-based pre-kindergarten, Collegiate Academy and AVID programs. In addition to program stations, presentations focusing on the instructional components and benefits of STEM, Dual Language, ASPIRE Academy and tuition-based pre-kindergarten, STEM, Dual Language, ASPIRE Academy and tuition-based pre-kindergarten will be delivered in the lecture hall, the AVID classroom (A3) and library.

4th Grade Preparing for our Recyclable Materials Marble Runs

Kindergarten Meets for their first GT LEAD

5th Grade SPARK Talks

3rd Grade

Third grade scholars really enjoyed Obstacle Course with an Egg! They had to create a plan and compete against teams. You will have to see their videos located in their LEAD folders on Google Drive. Students are also getting ready to start Spy School and create codes and crack codes.

1st Grade

First graders completed their Doceris on Fuzz Frenzy. Check them out in their GT LEAD Google folders. They also began an author study by exploring a Blendspace.