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Purpose

  • The Fort Bend ISD Gifted and Talented Academy provides challenging learning opportunities and instructional strategies to differentiate for the academically gifted. Instruction is designed to enhance self-awareness, self-efficacy, problem solving and the learning of critical and creative thinking skills that empower students to make important connections through problem-based, interdisciplinary study and investigation.    

Academy Announcement

  • GT Academy TPSP Campus Showcase 2021

    Check out our Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) Finalists who participated in our Campus Showcase! The GTA Mixtape Project has come to an end, but we believe that some of our students are JUST GETTING STARTED making a positive impact on the community based on what they've learned about themselves and their passions. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL FINALISTS and SHOWCASE PARTICIPANTS! 

     

    QVMS TPSP Campus Showcase           

     

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  • Concept-Based Teaching and Learning

     

    Through Concept-Based Instruction, rigor is embedded in understanding the universal concepts, as interdisciplinary connections are a logical result.  Because many gifted children are global thinkers, using a universal concept is a more natural way for them to learn.

     

    This short powerpoint provides parents an understanding of the Instructional Philosophy at the FBISD Gifted and Talented Middle School Academy. 

    Concept-Based Teaching and Learning at GTA

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Academy Highlights

  • Congratulations to GTA 7 student, Nicholas Ufeli for National Gifted Award

    Congratulations to GTA 7 student, Nicholas Ufeli for National Gifted Award

    Nicholas Ufeli was awarded the Dr. Martin D. Jenkins Scholar Award in November 2020. This is named in honor of Dr. Jenkins, Father of Research on Gifted Black Students, and it is designed to honor the achievements of highly gifted Black students who excel academically in school. Congratulations Nicholas!

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  • Congratulations to Mr. Bernhart and Be the Change EXPO!

    Congratulations to Mr. Bernhart and Be the Change EXPO!

    Through the Innovation in Giftedness Award program, TAGT recognizes and showcases exemplary projects, programs, or ideas that address the unique needs of gifted students in innovative ways. Mr. Bernhart completed a rigorous application, which was reviewed and scored by a committee of TAGT volunteers. The BE THE CHANGE EXPO program will receive a $5,000 financial award to support continued operation, expansion, or development of innovation.


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Contact

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    Kamilah Holmes
    Program Coordinator
    Gifted and Talented Middle School Academy
    Phone: (281) 634-6687
     
    Jeffrey Post
    Principal
    Quail Valley Middle School
    Phone: (281) 634-3602 
     
    Quail Valley Middle School
    3019 FM 1092
    Missouri City, Texas  77459
    (281) 634-3600
     
Last Modified on April 28, 2021