Davidson Gifted has compiled this wonderful list of resources for families: "charts comparing different online academic courses, book lists for our avid readers, magazines that can be sent straight to your home, podcasts and educational video channels that are available instantly, inspiration for projects at home, subscription boxes that can send supplies to you, and … Continue reading Great Resource: Davidson Gifted’s school closure resources
PC @friendlylittlereminders, @robindemarrais Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education (SAGE) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipient of the SAGE Senior Scholarship for $1,000. Colin Means, Class of 2020 of Grapevine High School, will receive $1,000 from SAGE as he enrolls at Yale University to study Biomedical Engineering. His parents are Becky and Brad … Continue reading SAGE’s 2020 Senior Scholarship awarded to Colin Means
How do GT students react or cope during a time of crisis? What resources exist for parents to meet GT needs during this time, after basic survival and safety needs are met? The Gifted Education Family Network has complied a great list of resources that include acceleration, volunteering, and enrichment — plus 2e and basic resources. Click here to … Continue reading Great resource: “GT in the Time of COVID-19” from Gifted Education Family Network
NAGC_TIP-Sheet_COVID-19_With-Strategies-by-Development-Level_April-2020Download We are happy to share this wonderful PDF tip-sheet provided by the experts at the National Association for Gifted Children. It includes descriptions of a child's behavior and suggestions on how the parent can help. "Keep in mind that many gifted children exhibit asynchrony, meaning they may be developmentally farther ahead or, in some … Continue reading Great resource: “Supporting Your Gifted Child During COVID-19” — from NAGC
The Nomination Committee presents the following slate for the officers of the 2020-21 SAGE Executive Board. Nominees: President - Kimberly PhoenixVP Membership - Jamie Weatherall VP Programs - Julie BouwensSecretary - Emily AlexanderTreasurer - Doug Noell Elections will be conducted during a SAGE General Meeting via WebEx on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm. … Continue reading 2020-21 Executive Board elections
It's the time of year when students are receiving their GT and ASPIRE qualification letters. We are so excited for the journey you are beginning. SAGE is offering a FREE 60 day membership during May & June to families of newly identified gifted students. Contact SAGE VP Membership Jamie Weatherall (firstname.lastname@example.org) to claim your free "newbie" membership.
Today is School Lunch Hero Day, and SAGE is thrilled to name the entire Nutrition Services team as our Educator of the Month! Thank you for keeping our community well-fed during our closure (and always). Special thanks to Julie Telesca, Director of Nutrition Services, and your staff. #SAGElovesGCISD
Three students will demo their best Minecraft tips — then lead a Q&A session to share ideas! Use an adult's email address to sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050a4da9ab2ca4f58-sageWe will email the WebEx link to participants the day before the meeting.
For SAGE Educator of the Month, we'd like to honor the entire Instructional Technology team who launched the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Learning@Home website, hosted teacher tech training, and kept our kids learning. You've been vital to keeping our community connected! Special thanks to Dr. Suzanne Newell, Director Curriculum & Instruction; Tony Zahn, Dir Science & Instructional … Continue reading Educator of the Month: GCISD Instructional Technology Team
SAGE asked GCISD mom and licensed professional counselor Dr. Stephanie Cook to give us some tips for helping GT kids in times of crisis. Check out her video response, and comment with questions or ideas. https://youtu.be/NprJBJYHdrc