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, Grade Level: Middle School
||Webster Academy Visions in Education (WAVE) - Clear Creek Independent School District (Webster, TX)
||Webster Academy Visions in Education is Clear Creek ISD's gifted and talented magnet school for grades 6-8. WAVE offers inter-disciplinary, differentiated academic classes tied to universal themes, real world issues, and state-mandated TEKS.
||Contributed by: Parent on 11/16/2004
This school is designed specifically to meet the special needs of G/T children. Applications for admission are restricted to 5th graders who have been identified as G/T in the state of Texas. A specialized curriculum instructs students on the meaning of being gifted and exposes them to a wide range of learning opportunities. All teachers are trained in teaching gifted children and are available to help them with their scholastic and social needs. Special programs are also available at the school for parents on how to understand and work with their gifted children.
Contributed by: Parent on 11/15/2004
Please, check out this nine year-old GT magnet, enrollment: 400 6th-8th graders.
Contributed by: Educator on 9/30/2004
The Webster Academy - Visions in Education magnet brings together students from across the Clear Creek Independent District. The gifted and talented students have the opportunity to interact with their intellectual peers. The learning environment serves to facilitate and expand the students' opportunities and experiences. The Webster Academy also helps the students to understand their unique gifts and assists them in the development of social relationships. Here are some of the unique attributes of the WAVE magnet:
Gifted academic classes;
Language arts/reading integrated into one literature-based course; Curriculum tied to real-world issues Acceleration in mathematics as needed; Technology integrated throughout course work Sixth Grade WAVE; Magnetism Class WAVE mini-course opportunities Independent study; Awareness of the social and emotional needs of the gifted students Highly; Trained staff - have obtained or are pursuing university GT endorsement
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