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Program Info & Awards

G·tec provides after-school enrichment for gifted and talented students in grades 2 through 6. Classes average 4 students, so each student receives more personalized attention. Classes are held once a week for one and a half hour sessions.

At G·tec, children are exposed to hands-on, real-life experiences that enhance their innovative and critical thinking. They are challenged with problem-posing and problem-solving, so their cognitive strengths of higher-level thinking are tapped in a stress-free environment with no homework and no test-taking.

The program naturally integrates history, visual arts, science, drama, and computers to enhance academic enrichment. G·tec supplies students with state-of-the-art materials and manipulatives from computers, animation equipment, drafting boards, weaving looms to architectural tables. Some activities include making pottery, building model lungs, simulating an archaeological dig, deciphering the Rosetta Stone, drafting an architectural plan, and designing and filming an animated movie…

About Gtec Kids

Your child can enroll in the interdisciplinary course of study for up to three years. If space is available, your child can enter G·tec at any time. To learn more about the curriculum, please click on each link above.

The curriculum has been carefully developed by the director, in consultation with a team of dedicated and respected leaders affiliated with higher learning institutions such as Columbia University, Wayne State University, Pace University, Pratt University, Whitney Museum, New York Botanical Garden, Mystic Life Aquarium, Eastchester High School, and more!

Recognized by nationally renowned educators, artists and scientists, G·tec is the winner of the following awards:

  • National Association of Gifted Children: Outstanding Curriculum Development Award
  • New York State Council for the Social Studies: Program of Excellence Award
  • Middle States Council for the Social Studies: Program of Excellence Award