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DoDEA GradeSpeed - Online Grade Book for Grades 4-12
DoDEA GradeSpeed
Online Grade Book for Grades 4-12
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Gifted Program

The Department of Defense Education activity (DoDEA) provides exemplary educational programs that inspire and prepare all students for success. Gifted students measure their success through the challenges they are able to receive, meet, and often surpass. The goal of the DoDEA Gifted Education program is to identify students with high potential and exceptional performance and to offer challenges that match their strengths.

Gifted Services

Elementary School Services

  • Regular classroom with differentiation of instruction.
  • Regular classroom with cluster grouping and differentiation
  • Regular classroom with grade acceleration of specific content.
  • Resources sessions outside the classroom.
  • Grade acceleration for specific content.
  • Individualized services
  • Additional opportunities.

Middle School Services

  • Regular course with differentiation of instruction
  • Regular course with cluster grouping and differentiation.
  • Interdisciplinary course.
  • Grade acceleration for specific content.
  • Additional opportunities

More information about Gifted Services

Gifted Program Information
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A free game to improve your vocabulary.  Math, science, geography, art history, and foreign language subjects also available.
Free building instructions and downloadable programs for lots of fun LEGO Mindstorms NXT robotics kit projects. 
Tower of Hanoi Game
Game invented by the French mathematician Edouard Lucas in 1883. The objective of the game is to move a stack of disks from the left-most pole to the right-most in the least amount of moves, the catch being a smaller disk must always be stacked on top of a larger, and never the other way around. Depending on the number of disks, this can become very challenging.



Instill the whole child concept in a 21st century learning environment by educating and empowering our students for a dynamic world.


To be leaders in 21st century education, preparing and inspiring generations of learners to meet the challenges of the global society.

Core Values

  • Educating the whole child fosters academic, social, physical, and emotional well-being in a safe environment.
  • 21st century learning environments are student-centered, differentiated, stimulating and relevant to help each student realize his or her fullest potential.
  • High-performing educators and leaders make a difference in student success.
  • Family and community partnerships are vital to student success.
  • School culture supports and reinforces healthy lifestyles (mind and body).

Elementary School Goals

Measurement:  All students will improve their measurement skills across the curriculum.

Writing Strategies:  Elementary students will improve their abilities to write in an organized, grade-level appropriate manner.

Middle School Goals

Measurement:  All students will improve their measurement skills across the curriculum.

Reading:  Middle School students will improve their ability to evaluate and extend meaning of text.