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A Crash Course on Curriculum Compacting

Curriculum compacting is an effective approach for organizing differentiated learning experiences for diverse gifted learners. We will explore how to identify content and skills that your students have already mastered and ways to replace it with differentiated curriculum, enrichment, or acceleration to enhance your students’ strengths and excitement for learning!

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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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Texas GT Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices Survey: Supporting Advocacy Efforts

To examine gifted education practices in Texas, the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, in collaboration with Baylor University, conducted an online survey to identify teacher beliefs about gifted education, current gifted education practices, factors that influence practices, and possible student learning outcomes.

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Gifted Education As a Catalyst for School Improvement: It’s Time to Come in from the Trailer and Lead the Race to the Top

We appreciate excellence on the field, in the pool, on the court, and on the track. And we support the long-term dedication of time and resources it takes to achieve athletic excellence. Why, then, have we, as a society, had a harder time openly embracing and celebrating the development of intellectual and creative talent?

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Gifted Education at the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science: A Model for STEM Talent Development

During the high school years, gifted students should be developing domain-specific talents and the psychosocial skills that are necessary for advanced levels of achievement.