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    Advanced Learning Opportunities
    Posted on 09/07/2016

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    www.seattleschools.org/advlearning

    Advanced Learning

    Testing Opportunity

    You may want to refer your child if you have noticed these characteristics:

    Verbal skills

    • Has an advanced vocabulary for his/her age
    • Seems to continuously talk and ask questions

    Thinking skills

    • Is imaginative; has lots of ideas
    • Can come up with many interesting solutions to problems

    Learning behaviors

    • Understands information quickly; remembers what has been learned
    • Wants to work on more difficult things; may not finish regular assignments because wants to spend time doing projects he/she thinks are more interesting

    Motivation

    • Is very interested in certain topics/projects and wants to work on them all the time
    • Does not want or need a lot of direction for completing a task; likes to figure it out on his/her own

    Social-emotional development

    • Is sensitive to the feelings of others and is concerned with fairness
    • May be a perfectionist and/or become frustrated with mistakes
    • May prefer to interact with students who are older and/or adults
    • Is very interested in math, works above grade level in math and/or shows an interest in numbers at an early age

    If most of these characteristics apply, you may want to consider referring your child for
    Advanced Learning opportunities. Eligibility criteria and forms are available.

    Beginning on September 1st, 2016 at

    www.seattleschools.org/advlearning

    All applications are due October 6th, 2016
    to determine eligibility for school year 2017-2018.