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GATE » GATE Program - What is it?

GATE Program - What is it?

GATE Program - What is it?

What a GATE Cluster classroom
should look like in Norwalk-La Mirada;
or how to achieve Depth, Complexity, Novelty & Acceleration

 Universal Themes
 Open-ended questioning
 Different models of teaching:
• direct instruction
• inquiry based
• deductive reasoning
• inductive reasoning
 Technology
 Product Choice
 Depth & Complexity
 Ongoing Assessment (pre- and post-)
 Flexible grouping

Additionally, GATE Teachers should incorporate the following elements:
• Curriculum compacting
• Tiered Assignments
• Scholarliness
• Think like a Disciplinarian
• Independent Study


Please click on the attachments below to view a powerpoint overview of NLMUSD's GATE Program, and for the recommended California GATE Program Standards.