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Instruction

Assessing Growth

Although the State Plan (TEA, 2019) requires evaluation of student growth, the process remains difficult for Texas districts. Assessment beyond on-level state testing is required to adequately assess growth in our gifted learners and in the curriculum and instruction provided to them. Implementation of growth modeling and other suggested effective tools will support assessment of academic growth in gifted learners.

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Identification

Connect Chat: Adjusting & Managing G/T Identification With School Closures

This TAGT Connect Chat includes a conversation about how district testing/identification processes changed with school closures and solutions districts are considering.

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District Leadership

The Evaluation Journey

A G/T program services evaluation journey looks at both the places traveled and any new destination that leads to student achievement.

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Equity

Finding and Serving Gifted Students Raised in Poverty

An ongoing challenge facing our schools is adequately serving our gifted students raised in poverty.

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District Leadership

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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Instruction

Teaching, Learning, and Assessing for the 21st Century

What are the implications for teaching, learning, and assessing for the 21st century?