Differentiating curriculum and instruction for advanced learners starts with the core: the skills, knowledge, and understandings outlined by the Minnesota State Standards. Certain key strategies allow educators to adjust the intellectual demand of core content to meet the needs of advanced learners. This type of challenging learning experience is not a separate curriculum or pull-out program. Because its foundation is the core curriculum, advanced learners can participate in whole-class lessons as well as small group or independent work that has been adjusted to meet their needs.
Read more about strategies used to increase the intellectual demand for advanced learners here.