iLearn Schools offers various tiered programming and services for gifted and talented students, with highly selective eligibility requirements for Tier III programming, i.e. iStellar.
Students who achieve above a certain percentile ranking among their district peers but didn’t officially qualify for G&T services (top 2%-6%) may still be considered for the Rising Talent Pool and benefit from certain Tier I & II services.
iLearn Schools Gifted and Talented Department provides Accommodations in the Classroom for K-12 students identified as G&T through a variety of programming options and services.
← To read more about G&T accommodations in the classroom, please click on the available educational programming and service options as outlined under individual tabs on the left side of this column.
iLearn Schools has put together a G&T Handbook for Teachers that provides information on giftedness, common traits and characteristics (including twice-exceptionality), and educational programming tools and strategies appropriate for K-12 classroom use:
iLearn Schools is committed to serving students with gifts and talented outside of the classroom through G&T after-school clubs, workshops featuring expert speakers, academic winter and summer camps, field trips, leadership training, and one-on-one academic and social-emotional support counseling.
← To find out more about G&T accommodations beyond the classroom, including list of club offerings (with syllabi and teacher resource links), details on upcoming workshops, camps, field trips, and one-on-one counseling services, please click on the individual tabs located on the left side of this column.
iStellar is iLearn Schools’ Advanced Achievement STEAM Saturday programming for students with gifts and talents who want to excel in their problem solving, analytical thinking, creative and leadership capabilities through rigorous content instruction and competition training.
With its stellar team of experienced and academically driven educators, iStellar aims to promote a love of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, instill in their students a competitive spirit, and prepare them for success in the intensely demanding academic environment of nation’s top colleges and universities.
First launched in November 2018, iStellar offers Fall-Spring semester weekend programs, and intensive Winter boot camps for advanced students. Based on the “recitation” model of top colleges like MIT and CalTech; iStellar class setting is small in size, and is a place for active learning through discussion of key concepts, and mastery of problem solving techniques.