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Program Themes

Vision Statement

QUEST is committed to providing each student a nurturing and supportive environment that encourages advanced learning, problem solving, and critical and creative thinking, combined with innovative learning in thematic-based studies.

Grade 4: Exploration

  • Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Renzulli’s Enrichment Triad Model
  • Group themed project

Grade 5: Communication

  • Self-Selected Topic
  • Interest-Based Independent Investigation (Type III Project)
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Creative Contribution to Field of Study
  • Authentic Audience (Type III Fair)

Grade 6: QUEST Identity

  • Learning Styles: What do they mean and how do they affect learning?
  • Analyzing and Application of 3-Rings of Giftedness: Famous Person Project
  • Research Process & Developing a Creative Product

Grade 7: Adolescent Brain Development

  • Insight into the Adolescent Brain
    • Left and Right Hemisphere
    • Stress and the Brain
    • Social Conformity
  • Student develops a creative product related to self-selected brain research
  • Research Process & Developing a Creative Product

Grade 8: Legacy

  • Personal/Family Legacy
  • Historic Legacy
  • QUEST Legacy
  • Research Process & Developing a Creative Product