SchoolWide Enrichment at HD Cooke

The Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 

The Schoolwide Enrichment Model is a research-based model of gifted education that works to meet the needs of all students by nurturing and developing gifted behaviors. Enrichment clusters are one component of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model created by the gifted education researcher Joseph Renzulli.   

 

Teachers in the program select an area of study that is interesting to them.  All the possible topics are presented to students, and then each student selects a topic that they are interested in studying in depth for the semester. At the end of the semester, students will have created an authentic product, service or performance for an authentic audience.  

 

The overall goal of the program is to provide enrichment and engagement for all students.  It’s also a chance for students to manifest and build on gifted behaviors through their creativity and production.y are interested in studying in depth for the semester. At the end of the semester, students will have created an authentic product, service or performance for an ac

 

During enrichment clusters students have the opportunity to learn about topics not normally covered in a traditional classroom setting.  Here is just a sampling of the exciting cluster topics students have explored:

 

Hip-Hop Through the Decades

Storytellers

Cultura

Cooke Campers

Healthy Bodies

Breakfast Around the World

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