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Black history month celebration of diversity and African culture pride as a multi cultural celebration.
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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Parenting

The Texas State Plan in a Nutshell: An Advocacy Guide for Families

This guide provides a high-level overview of the plan, with suggested items families should know about in each section, and links to related resources to help families, parents, and guardians find answers and advocate for their G/T students.

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Equity

When Families Serve: Military-Connected Gifted Students and School Transitions

When a parent serves in the United States Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, or Navy on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserves, the entire family is impacted.

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Social/Emotional

There and Back Again

If you are reading this, you know that gifted kids have the same needs for understanding, love, equity, and advocacy as any other child with a learning difference.

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Equity

Cultural Differences and Early Access Matter: Increasing Gifted and Talented Education Participation for Underrepresented Students

This article discusses the invaluable need to focus on equity and how culture matters in all aspects of GATE recruitment and retention efforts beginning in early childhood—identification and assessment, social-emotional and psychological needs and development, and curriculum and instruction.