Project offers in-depth lessons for students in gifted program

Students in a gifted-education program at an Indiana school studied the effects on society of historical events and issues as part of a six-week independent study project. Woodbrook Elementary School teacher Jay Vahle came up with the idea for the project and offered his fourth- and fifth-grade students the opportunity to research subjects of their choosing. "They can form some kind of opinion and not be concerned that there is really only one answer," Vahle said.

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