Students Qualifying for a Gifted Program
Product Studied: BrainWare SAFARI
|Subjects||64 students, all 2nd grade students, low SES, Conway Elementary, Horry County Schools, Conway, SC|
|Usage||2-3 sessions per week, 30 minutes per session, 17 weeks|
|Assessment||Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)|
Summary of Findings: In a school in which no students had qualified for the gifted program the prior year, 2 students qualified based on CogAT scores at the 98th percentile, 5 students qualified based on having at least one CogAT subtest score at the 93rd percentile or higher together with MAP test results and 3 students qualified for additional evaluation. 60 of 64 students improved their results on the CogAT, with the average composite score increasing by 11 points. Improvements were seen on all subtest areas.