Colorado Department of Education was awarded the federal Jacob K. Javits Grant in 2005 for its “Take Five: Unfolding Gifted Programming” project.
This grant provides the funding for two state initiatives:
Modules: Addressing the Needs of Gifted
Eight modules were developed during the three-year grant period to increase capacity of educators to meet the instructional needs of gifted learners. Each module will be offered in both online and traditional kit formats.
Provides teacher training and supplemental science materials at treatment school sites in Colorado. Project U-STARS supports teachers in the early recognition and nurturing of potential in children from economically disadvantaged and/or culturally diverse families and children with disabilities in order to improve achievement and provide access to advanced educational opportunities.