Our mission at IKM-Manning is to provide educational programming to maximize the unique cognitive abilities and enhance personal growth of identified gifted students.
Gifted children have a right to an appropriate education, one grounded in the recognition of individual differences and unique learning needs.
Gifted children need a curriculum responsive to their individual learning rate, style, and complexity.
Gifted children learn best in an instructional environment that encourages and nurtures complex thinking.
Gifted children need time to interact with intellectual peers to nurture and support their unique cognitive needs.
Gifted children need to spend time with their age/grade peers to nurture and support their social development.