The keys to an innovative, inquiry based curriculum should not be tied to success in outdated concepts of educational success. Every child has gifts and talents, I strongly believe that as educators our role is to help them discover them and enable them to unleash them.
A truly inspiration program.
We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man’s gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith. If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully. (NIV, Romans 12:5-8)
Up until this year, I had spent 4 years “teaching” what NBCS labeled as the AIM class. This was quite ironic as I’ve always had a belief that every child is gifted and talented in some way. Prior to taking on the class, I was given a stern word about keeping an open mind to how successful a G&T class could be. I was open to being proved wrong but, somehow, I doubted…
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