The Talented and Gifted (TAG) program at Crabapple Crossing Elementary School provides enriching learning experiences for the intellectually advanced and exceptionally creative student. At all grade levels, the goals are to: develop advanced communication skills, advanced research methods and independent learning, generate new ideas and products, and develop higher order and critical thinking skills. The program includes challenging interdisciplinary units which extend and enrich the Georgia Performanace Standards in science and social studies . Students receive gifted services one day per week in a resource class with a class size limited to 22 students. Specially-trained educators guide the gifted student in ways that maximize the child’s unique learning characteristics, interests, personal needs, and capabilities.