AIG Curriculum Goals
AIG Enrichment Curriculum Goals for Buncombe County
  • Gain awareness of themselves as individuals who have unique academic and socio-emotional needs

  • Engage in meaningful work that strengthens independent, critical, and creative thinking skills.

  • Foster independence in identifying and solving meaningful problems.

  • Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively in increasingly complex contexts.

  • Think critically about humankind and demonstrate social responsibility in a global community.

  • Collaborate effectively with diverse teams to accomplish a common goal.

  • Commit to learning as a lifelong process and demonstrate accountability for one’s own learning.

AIG Curricular Strands

  • Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners
  • Humanities / Literacy
  • Mathematical / Logical
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)

6th Grade Enrichment Units & Activities
 Cultural Differences, Human Rights, Financial Literacy, Problem Solving, STEAM, AIG awareness, Growth Mindset, and Mystery Detective.


7th Grade Enrichment Units & Activities
Critical Thinking Activities, Mystery at the Mall, conflict, argumentative speaking & writing, stock market, problem solving, Socratic seminar, STEAM, and AIG awareness.


8th Grade   Enrichment Units & Activites
Philosophy, Critical thinking activities,  mathematical inquiry, Financial Literacy, logic, STEAM, AIG awareness, problem solving, Socratic seminar, and unit theme: "My Place in the World".