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Online Course by Dr. James Webb on Motivation & Underachievement Just Released

This is a quick note about 3 new courses just added to the TAGT Learning On-Demand library and how you can review these courses. Check the end of the email for details. James Webb, Ph.D. – Motivation and Underachievement As founder of SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of […]

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Ethnicity isn’t the culprit of why minorities are underrepresented in gifted programs. So what is it?

As educators, we’ve gotten so hung up on ethnicity that we’ve overlooked the really big problem, and therefore solution, to gaps in academic achievement. We might think that ethnicity and poverty go hand in hand when discussing challenges in learning gaps, but they don’t. Hispanics and African […]

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Who’s Not Making It Into Gifted And Talented Programs?

If you missed the first two articles of this series, you can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. There are four categories of gifted students. The successful, frustrated, camouflaged, and drop outs. The course goes into great detail in all four, but for this article, […]

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Why Are Gifted Students Different And What Does That Mean For Us As Educators

When someone says, “All of our students are gifted,” what they really mean is – “all of our students have gifts and talents.” All students are not gifted and cannot be gifted because giftedness relates to development. Gifted students have a different developmental pattern from average students. […]

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Unlock The Characteristics of Giftedness So No Gifted Child Goes Underground

I can still remember my mother coming back home in tears from our school that day. It was my younger sister’s first year and back then, especially if you were from a little tiny town like ours, only teachers were supposed to teach kids to read. The […]

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New Course Release: Opening the Doors of Opportunity for Low SES Gifted Students: Building Verbal Intelligence

Here’s the latest course by Dr. Joyce Juntune While we have spent energy on finding and implementing a variety of identification procedures to ensure that gifted children from poverty are identified for our gifted programs, much less energy has been put into building the skills for their […]

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