Learning Enrichment Program (LEAP)
LEAP (Learning Enrichment Activities Program) is an enrichment program for all kindergarten, first, second, and third graders. The goals of LEAP are to teach decision making and problem solving skills as well as creative thinking, productive thinking, and critical thinking. Each child has many gifts and talents. The purpose of the program is to enhance and further develop those talents and interests.
Every kindergartner participates in LEAP for 30 minutes every other week in small groups.
Primary (Grades 1-3)
Every first grader participates in LEAP for 30 minutes per week in small groups of 5-8 students.
Every second grader participates in LEAP for 30 minutes per week in small groups of 5-8 students. A small group of second graders who are accelerated in math participates in LEAP math enrichment for an additional 30 minutes per week.
Every third grader comes to LEAP in a small group for 30 minutes per week. In addition each child participates in project group for one of the four quarters for one additional hour per week. Activities in project group include writing an original puppet show, creating the puppets, and performing the puppet show; learning how to draw and then creating an original cartoon; designing and creating a wind powered car; investigating optical illusions; and cooperative learning/team building activities. A small group of third graders who are accelerated in math participates in LEAP math enrichment for an additional 30 minutes per week.