Summer Incitement is Rainard’s summer camp for gifted students. During two sessions in July, our campers explore fun and educational topics in week-long mini-classes. Each summer we look forward to opening our campus to all gifted students from any school or homeschool in Houston, or who are visiting a parent, family or friends in the area. We offer classes for […]
Congratulations to Rainard Elementary student Neeta Yechoor who was awarded High Honors from John’s Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for her SCAT performance! Neeta’s parents said: “A huge credit for her achievement goes to Rainard School and her wonderful teachers.” “[We] believe that the ability based advanced learning curriculum at Rainard was highly instrumental in […]
On the relevance of a principled mission. There are innate differences from one person to the next. Some of the differences relate to native intelligence. Measuring intelligence, IQ testing specifically, has been controversial. However, decades of research has supported the fundamental understanding that differences in native intelligence are real, can be measured, and impact one’s […]
With field trips, students learn in a way that cannot be replicated in the classroom. And, perhaps most importantly, field trips are so different and so interesting that they often stick with students—along with the lessons they included—long after daily classroom experiences have faded. Regardless of their messy and sometimes inconsistent quality, field trips provide […]
Read how the neurological characteristics that benefit gifted thinkers also carry a number of potential drawbacks…
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