The time it takes to complete an individually paced course varies, depending upon the course and the student. Each course description contains a suggested period of time for course completion. Most students complete a course in three to six months.

 

Please see the academic calendar below for start and end dates for session-based courses. 


2021-22 Gifted and Talented Online Course Calendar

Individually Paced Courses

Most math, chess, computer science and technology, science, and writing courses are offered in an individually paced format and have rolling enrollment. Students may apply at any time but please allow two weeks for applications to be processed.

Session-Based Courses: Application Deadlines and Session Dates

Session-based, LIVE, and Problem-Based courses have specific start and end dates, shown below. See course descriptions to view when each course is offered.

 

Session

Duration

Application Deadline

Session Dates

Offerings

Spring Intersession 2021

5 weeks

April 13, 2021

April 26, 2021

– May 30,

2021

Online Courses: Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish Readers’ Series; Spanish Literature Series

Spring 2021

10 weeks

April 13, 2021

April 26, 2021

– July 4, 2021

Online Courses: Art Meets Science Series, Grammar, Visual Fluency, Young Readers’ Series

12 weeks

April 13, 2021

April 26, 2021

– July 18, 2021

Online Courses: Chess, Engineering, Forensics, History, Science, World Languages and English Language Development, Young Adult Readers’ Series

Clubs: Chess, Math, and World Languages

20 weeks

April 13, 2021

April 26, 2021

– September 12, 2021

Online courses: Writing

Summer 2021

12 weeks

Early Summer: May 18, 2021

May 31, 2021

– August 22,

2021

Online Courses: Advanced Placement (Intensive), Art Meets Science Series, Engineering, Forensics, Grammar, History, Science, Visual Fluency, World Languages and English Language Development, Writing (Independent format), Young Readers’ Series, Young Adult Readers’ Series

Clubs: World Languages

Mid-Summer: June 8, 2021

June 21, 2021

– September 12, 2021

Online Courses: Advanced Placement (Intensive), Chess, Engineering, Forensics, Grammar Fundamentals, World Languages and English Language Development, Young Readers’ Series, Young Adult Readers’ Series

Clubs: Chess, Math, and World Languages

4 weeks

Summer Session 1:

May 18, 2021

June 21, 2021

– July 16, 2021

Problem-Based Courses

3 weeks

Summer Session 1:

May 18, 2021

June 28, 2021

– July 16, 2021

LIVE Courses

5 weeks

Late Summer: June 29, 2021

July 12, 2021 –

August 15,

2021

Online Courses: Art Meets Science Series, Building Blocks, From Structure to Style, Visual Fluency

6 weeks

Late Summer: June 29, 2021

July 12, 2021 –

August 22,

2021

Online Courses: Peer-Review Writing (Crafting the Essay & Writing Analysis and Persuasion), Independent Writing (The Process of Writing, Writing for an Audience, Crafting Fiction), Crafting Poetry

3 weeks

Summer Session 2:

June 8, 2021

July 19, 2021 –

August 6,

2021

LIVE Courses

4 weeks

Summer Session 2:

June 8, 2021

July 19, 2021 –

August 13,

2021

Problem-Based Courses

Summer Intersession 2021

5 weeks

June 29, 2021

July 26, 2021 –

August 29,

2021

Online Courses: Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish Readers’ Series; Spanish Literature Series

Academic Year 2021

30 weeks

Early Fall: August 10, 2021

August 23,

2021 – March

20, 2022

Online Courses: Advanced Placement, NCAA-approved Mathematics, NCAA-approved Honors Science

Late Fall: August 31, 2021

September 13,

2021 – April

10, 2022

Fall 2021

10 weeks

Early Fall: August 10, 2021

August 23,

2021 –

October 31,

2021

Online Courses: Art Meets Science Series, Grammar, Visual Fluency, Young Readers’ Series

Late Fall: August 31, 2021

September 13,

2021 –

November 21,

2021

12 weeks

Early Fall: August 10, 2021

August 23,

2021 –

November 14,

2021

Online Courses: Engineering, Forensics, History, Science, World Languages and English Language Development, Young Adult Readers’ Series

Clubs: World Languages

Late Fall: August 31, 2021

September 13,

2021 –

December 5,

2021

Online Courses: Chess, Engineering, Forensics, History, Science, Math Enrichment, World Languages and English Language Development, Young Adult Readers’ Series

Clubs: Chess, Math, and World Languages

16 weeks

Late Fall: August 31, 2021

September 13,

2021 –

January 2,

2022

Online Course: Master Class I: Writing, Editing, and Publishing

20 weeks

Early Fall: August 10, 2021

August 23,

2021 –

January 9,

2022

Online Courses: Writing

Late Fall: August 31, 2021

September 13,

2021 –

January 30,

2022

Fall Intersession 2021

5 weeks

November 23, 2021

December 6,

2021 –

January 9,

2022

Online Courses: Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish Readers’ Series; Spanish Literature Series