Sparking Curiosity and Delight (English and Spanish Available)
Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP): History, Why TPSP, and How to Use TPSP in a Virtual World
Gifted Students’ Perspectives Panel
Stress, Anxiety and Gifted Children: Strategies to Help Children Thrive
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Parenting

Sparking Curiosity and Delight (English and Spanish Available)

In this session, we explored a path that supports academic growth while sparking curiosity in childhood. Learn how to come alongside your kids as they dive deeply into the passions and interests that make them come alive!

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Identification

How Paradigmatic Viewpoints and the Texas State Standards Influence Identification Practices

This article provides district administrators and educators of gifted and talented students with an overview of how gifted identification practices align with each of the paradigms, as well as how they are supported by the standards established in the Texas State Plan.

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Personal Branding for Educators: Fulfilling Your Brand’s Promise as an Educator

Personal branding for teachers includes anything that helps add strength, identity, and definition to your work in a way that students, parents, and the surrounding community can recognize.

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Equity

Educator Resources for Culturally Responsive Paradigm Shifts

At the June 15 TAGT Leadership+ Equity Conference, Brandi Marroquin, Javetta Jones Roberson, and Erinn Wilcots joined me in a panel discussion about how to create culturally responsive classrooms and anti-racists classrooms. The biggest takeaway for educators wanting to start their journey to develop a culturally responsive classroom is that it is a journey–not a checklist!

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Equity

Gifted Students’ Perspectives Panel

This giftED20 student panel provided a view into the world of gifted minority students. In the session, a group of young minorities addressed academia and perceptions of their own, their peers, and their teachers. Gain insight into how the students have developed coping skills.

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Instruction/Differentiation

Connect Chat: Virtual/Hybrid Secondary G/T Services

TAGT hosted this Connect Chat on how secondary G/T services have adjusted to meet the needs of virtual and hybrid learners and virtual/hybrid programming, including discussions on how you’ve innovated your virtual/hybrid offerings for secondary G/T students, how to manage advanced classes online and in-person, how you’ve added what you’ve learned from virtual settings to your in-person services, and how to adapt college prep and college and career readiness to new settings.

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Instruction/Differentiation

Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP): History, Why TPSP, and How to Use TPSP in a Virtual World

TPSP provides more than just what to do: TPSP also offers the why and how to meet G/T students’ learning nature and needs.

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Instruction/Differentiation

The Real Takeaways from Redding and Grissom Study

A recent article in the Hechinger Report reported on a study by Christopher Redding and Jason Grissom, soon to be published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. In this study, the authors used data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study – Kindergarten (ECLS-K; 2010 – 2011 cohort) to see if students who were reported as receiving gifted services performed better than they had prior to receiving services.

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Parenting

Tips for Pandemic & Post-Pandemic Advocacy for Gifted Children

Transitioning from a worldwide pandemic back to lives we recognize will bring gifted children both novel and perennial challenges amplified. Please join us to explore our gifted children’s most pressing issues.