Gifted & Talented
GATE at Glen Taylor
A Glance at March
3rd grade GATE
Third graders will be learning about 3D imaging and creating their own 3D objects this month. For two weeks, kiddos will research current innovations in 3D printing and creating digital presentations to share with the class. For the rest of the month, students will learn how to use the 3D printing software on Tinkercad and print several of their creations in class!
4th grade GATE
This month students will continue their robotics unit using EV3 robots. Not only will fourth graders build robots, but they will also learn how to code them as they complete a series of fun and complex challenges.
5th grade GATE
This week, fifth graders will finish designing and printing their 3D printed obstacles. At the end of the month, we will hold our annual Pinball Showcase where kiddos will display their completed pinball machines.
Just for Kids
EV3 Computer Programming
These well made step-by-step instruction videos will help guide students as they learn to program Lego EV3 robots.
ProProfs Brain Games
This site has a number of enriching games that provide great recreation options for gifted and talented students. The range of games on this site include puzzles, logic games, suduko, word games, and brain teasers.
If you are looking for something fun for students to do, check out the games at the American Mensa website. It offers fun and challenging games that are updated either daily or on a weekly basis. Kids can also play previous games as well.
The Science Explorer
This is a great website that offers easy and fun science experiments for students to do at home. They have everything from creating lightening to growing crystals.
Amusement Park Kids
If your child loves roller coasters then check out Amusement Park Physics. Students will have fun learning the physics behind roller coasters and applying what they have learned by creating their own coaster.
GATE Articles and Resources
In class, students are working on incredible projects. Take a look at some of the awesome work that has been created: