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    ADVANCED LEARNING - Testing Opportunity

    You may want to refer your child if you have noticed these characteristics:

    Verbal skills:
    Has an advanced vocabulary for his/her age
    Seems to continuously talk and ask questions

    Thinking skills:
    Is imaginative; has lots of ideas
    Can come up with many interesting solutions to problems

    Learning behaviors:
    Understands information quickly; remembers what has been learned
    Wants to work on more difficult things; may not finish regular assignments because wants to spend time doing projects he/she thinks are more interesting

    Motivation:
    Is very interested in certain topics/projects and wants to work on them all the time
    Does not want or need a lot of direction for completing a task; likes to figure it out on his/her own

    Social-emotional Development:
    Is sensitive to the feelings of others and is concerned with fairness
    May be a perfectionist and/or become frustrated with mistakes
    May prefer to interact with students who are older and/or adults

    Reading:
    Is a very strong reader, reading above grade level and/or reading at an early age

    Math skills:
    Is very interested in math, works above grade level in math and/or shows an interest in numbers at an early age

    If most of these characteristics apply, you may want to consider referring your child for Advanced Learning opportunities. Eligibility criteria and instructions are available beginning May 15, 2018 at www.seattleschools.org/advlearning