Each scoop supports gifted education! SAGE's ice cream social and fundraiser will be Monday, May 1, at Marble Slab — and we are inviting GT Specialists to be Celebrity Scoopers. GT Specialists are invited to sign up for a shift on Monday, May 1. Be sure to come out to Marble Slab to support your teacher! The … Continue reading May 1: SAGE Ice Cream Social at Marble Slab
SAGE is proud to provide scholarship opportunities for classroom teachers or administrators who support these teachers to attend conferences. This semester's SAGE grant awardees are: Tonya McEnery, assistant principal of Bransford Elementary, receives a grant to attend the Depth & Complexity Summer Conference. Cheryl Taliaferro, Ph.D., GT independent studies and ASPIRE humanities teacher at Cross … Continue reading Spring 2017 Educator Grants
SAGE hosted a forum featuring the four candidates on the ballot for the Spring 2017 Grapevine-Colleyville ISD School Board election. The forum focused on topics pertinent to gifted and talented students. The forum was Tuesday, April 18, 2017, starting at 6:30 pm at the Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC), at 5800 Colleyville Blvd., in the Panther … Continue reading VIDEO April 18: School Board Candidate Forum
SAGE has compiled our annual guide for summer camps that could challenge and inspire your gifted student: Summer Program Age Suitable website Explore Horizons K-6th flyer www.explore-horizons.com Tarrant County College K-6th flyer www.tcd.edu GCISD Summer Enrichment K-6th flyer 1 and flyer 2 www.gcisd-k12.org/summerenrichment Use this code to enroll in GT options: SEGT2017 Ignite at E.A. … Continue reading 2017 Summer Camp Guide for Gifted and Talented Students
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support SAGE! Come to Chipotle in Euless (Highway 121 and Glade Rd.) on March 23, 2017, between 5 and 8 p.m. Show the image on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you’re supporting SAGE to make sure 50 percent of proceeds will be … Continue reading Thursday, March 23: Chipotle fundraiser, 5 to 8 p.m.
We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Will Boykin, 5th grade teacher at ASPIRE Academy. The people who nominated him said: "Mr. Boykin regularly meets individually with students to asses their needs. He has created a classroom … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Will Boykin
Children of SAGE members (SAGE level and above) who are graduating seniors this year are invited to apply for the SAGE Senior Scholarship. DEADLINE: All applications must be received no later than 11:59:59 PM on March 31, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. Click here to apply!
Our speaker was James Bishop, advocate and teacher of the gifted and talented. Does your GT student use “the B word?” — as in, “I’m bored!” How can a parent or teacher address a GT student’s complaints of boredom? Download the handout about Addressing Boredom in Gifted Students (PDF) Event Details Lunch, Learn, Network at the SAGE … Continue reading March 7: SAGE Brown Bag: Strategies for Addressing “Boredom”
We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Meagan Pryor, GT Specialist for Colleyville Elementary School The person who nominated her says, " In addition to all the wonderful things Meagan does as a specialist, she also facilitates online … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Meagan Pryor
We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Gypsy Mishoe, instructional coach for GCISD. The person who nominated her says, "Instructional coaches spend much of their time working behind the scenes to support teachers and students. Gypsy goes above … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Gypsy Mishoe