Eduality in Gifted Education

With the recent release of new state report card and gifted indicator data, I’ve found myself looking at various districts across the state and their gifted programs. I’ve been a little nosy, to be honest. I’m interested in how districts are identifying and serving gifted students. As with any new initiative, there are pros and …

Looking Mighty Fancy!

Over the weekend our blog format was updated by our wonderful graphic design artist and technology team. This update, just happens to be perfect timing for a Twitter Challenge that my colleagues and I are starting today, the theme…#bettertogether. If you are on Twitter, follow us @hcescIS and our challenge hashtag, #bettertogether The Wired for …

The “2E” Student

Don’t forget to register for HCESC’s upcoming professional development opportunity: Critical Issues in the Identification and Education of Twice Exceptional Students Guest Presenter: Dr. Michael Postma Learn more about the twice-exceptional child and be able to effectively support them socially, emotionally, and academically through best practices both inside and outside of the classroom. Register HERE by Friday, December 4!

Gifted in the News

Last last week, OAGC’s Executive Directior, Ann Sheldon’s editorial was featured in The Columbus Dispatch . She voices her concern about the new proposed operating standards. Ann and gifted advocates state, “new proposals are inadequate and they weren’t consulted”. Ann’s editorial, Careful with Gifted Policy, brings to the surface issues that may arise IF the proposed rules were …

Curiosities

Each Friday, a weekly mailer arrives to my inbox, Curiosities & Puzzlements. The task is simple, take a few minutes to share one of the five to your students. Allow time for students to ask questions, be curious, and share their experiences with each other. Each week, I’ll pick my favorite and share it with …