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Parent / Teacher Resources

The District GATE office maintains a lending library on a full range of GATE topics geared toward parents, students, teachers and administrators. The resource library also has enrichment resources that can be used at home or in the classroom. If you are interested in borrowing books from the resource library, please call the district GATE office, 406-3245, to make an appointment to visit the library.

Most schools also have books and/or videos related to raising and educating gifted students. Parents may contact the school's GATE coordinator to see what resources are available.

GATE

Gifted and Talented Education

The purpose of the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program is to provide challenging curriculum and instruction for students who are capable of achieving at a level significantly beyond that of their chronological peers.

GATE funding is used to identify gifted and talented students, and to initiate and maintain services for them.

Algebra Academy / Elementary Students

Current 4th, 5th and 6th grade GATE and additionally identified students are invited to attend the WJUSD Algebra Academy Program being offered this summer.  This very popular, one week math enrichment program for current WJUSD 4th, 5th and 6th grade students is loaded with great experiences for your child.

These are just some of the exciting opportunities at this year’s Algebra Academy….

  • engage in meaningful, hands-on math project
  • solve dozens of challenging puzzles and games in two large game rooms
  • visit math websites for interactive games and puzzles in the computer lab
  • answer a variety of math questions while playing Classroom Jeopardy
  • practice skills with math card games

The Algebra Academy Summer Program

will be held at Lee Middle School.

Classes will begin each day at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 12:00 p.m.

There are two identical sessions available, you may choose ONE.

Session A: Monday – Thursday, June 22 - 25

Session B: Monday – Thursday, June 29 – July 2

There is $20 materials fee for this program, which may be paid on the first day of class.

If your child is interested in participating in the WJUSD Algebra Academy Summer Program, please visit our new class registration website at WJUSDGate.net  to register your child and sign up for one of the Algebra Academy classes. Online registration begins May 25.  If you do not have internet access, please leave a message for Michele Mitchell at (530) 406-3250 to register your child.  

 

Algebra Academy / Middle School Students

Open to ALL  students currently in Grades 7 and 8 

Funding has been approved for a middle school Algebra Academy program. 

 

The TWO WEEK middle school Algebra Academy Summer Program will be held

Monday – Thursday, June 22 – July 2

at Lee Middle School.

Classes will begin each day at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m.

 

There is $20 materials fee for this program, which may be paid on the first day of class.

If your child is interested in participating in the WJUSD Algebra Academy Summer Program, please send an email to Michele.Mitchell@wjusd.org.  You must include the student name.  If you do not have internet access, please leave a message for Michele Mitchell at (530) 406-3250.  We will not be utilizing the GATE website for registration for this class only.  

Algebra Academy / GATE Enrichment Registration

Click here for registration Informationhttp://www.wjusdgate.net

Identification of Students for the GATE Program

All students are eligible to be nominated for GATE, regardless of socioeconomic, linguistic or cultural background, and/or disabilities. The district recognizes that GATE students have unique ...more

Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated instruction is a way of teaching that recognizes the differences in student interests, learning styles and academic readiness and provides ways for each student to move forward ...more

Phillip Pinegar
Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA)
(530) 406-3252