Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT is a weekly chat on Twitter that takes place on Thursdays at 7 p.m. CT, 8 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. PT in the U.S. (find your time zone). For one hour, parents, educators, advocates, and experts in the field of gifted and talented gather to share resources, links, authentic life experiences, …Continue reading "#GTCHAT"
The National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) has published a brochure for parents providing parents with tips on how to help their gifted child. The website for NAGC is www.nagc.org/ NAGC Helping Your Gifted Child Succeed (English) NAGC Helping Your Gifted Child Succeed (Spanish)Continue reading "National Assoc. of Gifted Children"
Inquire classes are filled with highly intelligent, sensitive and creative minds. It is our job as teachers to help grow these minds while recognizing that each child is unique. Some learn best while thinking aloud and brainstorming with their peers. Others prefer to think quietly about the idea or task at hand and shy away …Continue reading "Introvert, Extrovert, or Ambivert?"
The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) is faciliating a free webinar for parents of gifted children. Dr. Lynette Breedlove will host and lead a discussion on the challenges of parenting gifted children. If you are interested in more information: https://www.txgifted.org/webinarContinue reading "Free Webinar: 5 Essentials of Parenting Gifted Kids"
INQUIRE students have hit the ground running! We will have quite a bit going on in the classroom this six weeks, and the INQUIRE team looks forward to seeing our kids stretch and grow their mental muscles. Here is a quick peek at some of the things happening in the classroom. Students are beginning the …Continue reading "Sneak Peek into JLIS INQUIRE"
Bryan ISD is now accepting referrals for students who may qualify for Gifted & Talented Services. The GT program is designed for students who are performing well above grade level or demonstrating exceptional academic strengths or talents. Anyone wishing to refer a student in Bryan ISD can pick up a referral form in any BISD …Continue reading "GT Student Referrals Now Accepted"
Khan Academy is an amazing and free resource for students to use as a tutorial for a variety of different classes or for PSAT/SAT/AP testing. Setting up an account is easy and free. Follow this link for set-up instructions – https://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204451324-How-do-I-create-my-account- There are tutorials for Math K – 12, science & engineering, Arts & Humanities …Continue reading "Khan Academy Tutorials and Test Prep"