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Author: Marcy Voss

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Portrait of cute little schoolgirl leaning on stacked books in classroom. Happy young latin girl in casual keeping chin on notebooks. Closeup face of smiling girl at elementary school.
Social/Emotional

Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted English Learners

Using Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as a framework, participants will explore how to address the social and emotional needs of gifted English Learners. Topics include how to lower the affective filter, offer a culturally responsive classroom, provide language support, and address funds of knowledge, as well as other ideas.

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District Leadership

Evidence-Based Practices in Gifted Education: Acceleration, Ability Grouping, and Universal Screening

This article focuses on the research and practical knowledge needed by administrators to increase implementation of three evidence-based practices in gifted education: acceleration, grouping, and universal screening.

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District Leadership

What The Research Says About Being Gifted in Secondary/Higher Education

A literature review of what it means to be gifted in secondary and higher education.

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Instruction/Differentiation

What Is Depth and Complexity?

The need for curriculum and instruction to be modified for gifted students in depth, complexity, and pacing is not a new concept. The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students (Texas Education Agency, 1996, 2009) informs districts of this need. The lingering question is how it is best accomplished.