AIG Curriculum Goals

AIG Curriculum Goals
AIG Enrichment Curriculum Goals for Buncombe County
  • -Gain awareness of themselves as individuals who have unique academic and socio-emotional needs 

  • -Engage in meaningful work that strengthens independent, critical, and creative thinking skills.

  • -Foster independence in identifying and solving meaningful problems.

  • -Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively in increasingly complex contexts.

  • -Think critically about humankind and demonstrate social responsibility in a global community.

  • -Collaborate effectively with diverse teams to accomplish a common goal.

  • -Commit to learning as a lifelong process and demonstrate accountability for one’s own learning.

AIG Curricular Strands

  • Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners
  • Humanities / Literacy
  • Mathematical / Logical
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)


7th Grade Enrichment Units & Activities
Conflict, argumentative speaking & writing, financial literacy, problem solving, Socratic seminar, STEAM, and AIG awareness.


8th Grade   Enrichment Units & Activites
Philosophy, mathematical inquiry, logic, STEAM, AIG awareness, problem solving, Socratic seminar, and unit theme: "My Place in the World".