GT Newsletter

McCormick Middle School, Spring 2020

What makes GT instruction unique?

"Students who participate in services designed for gifted/talented students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication as evidenced by the development of innovative products and performances that reflect individuality and creativity and are advanced in relation to students of similar age, experience, or environment."

from the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students

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Distance Learning and Your GT Student

As an English teacher, my go-to suggestion for parents who ask for extension activities is always "Read a book!" and my suggestion has not really changed with quarantine. However, not every gifted student will be satisfied or challenged by reading for pleasure as their only option. In response to the new needs of our present learning environment, our director of GT education has compiled a list of excellent resources that I encourage any parent who is searching for enrichment opportunities to peruse. Open the document above and follow the links and websites for more information!