Java With Julie: Presentations and Q&A about gifted/advanced academics

Julie Leslie, Director of Advanced Academics, plans to visit GCISD campuses to meet parents, students and educators; to  present information about GCISD's gifted & talented and advanced academics programs; and to provide an opportunity for you to ask questions. Coffee will be provided by SAGE. The "Java with Julie" meetings coming up are: December 14, 2018 @ 7:50 a.m. … Continue reading Java With Julie: Presentations and Q&A about gifted/advanced academics

Feb. 21 – Dr. Suzanne Newell at SAGE Brown Bag

You are invited to SAGE's Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with special guest Dr. Suzanne Newell, Executive Director of Learning for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. Bring a lunch and arrive early and network with other GT parents. Feel free to enjoy your lunch during the presentation. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 GCISD Administration Building, 3051 Ira E. Woods … Continue reading Feb. 21 – Dr. Suzanne Newell at SAGE Brown Bag

Oct. 18 Coffee Chat: Measuring Student Growth

SSAGE (Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education) invites you to a Coffee Chat about measuring student growth. How does assessment data help ensure that your gifted student achieves proper learning growth each year? Start your morning with SAGE on Wednesday, October 18 at our first Coffee Chat of the year. We'll provide coffee — and … Continue reading Oct. 18 Coffee Chat: Measuring Student Growth

Sept. 21: Lunch & Learn Brown Bag with Becky Manning

Meeting recap: We had a full house at September's SAGE Brown Bag featuring Becky Manning, GCISD Director of Advanced Academics. We are very appreciative to Mrs. Manning for presenting about GCISD's learning platform model of instruction, ASPIRE High School, GT Diversity Task Force. Click here to view the slideshow that includes answers to questions that … Continue reading Sept. 21: Lunch & Learn Brown Bag with Becky Manning

March 7: SAGE Brown Bag: Strategies for Addressing “Boredom”

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”

Nov. 15 Brown Bag: E2 “Enrichment & Extension” Initiative

Thanks for coming to the Brown Bag! Click here to view the slideshow   At the November 15 SAGE Brown Bag, get a first look at plans for GT "Enrichment and Extension" presented by GCISD Director of Advanced Academics Becky Manning. E2 stands for Enrichment and Extension. It includes personalized learning, differentiation, embedded professional learning … Continue reading Nov. 15 Brown Bag: E2 “Enrichment & Extension” Initiative

Sept. 30: Colleyville Middle Coffee Chat

Parents of gifted students at Colleyville Middle: Your SAGE Campus Representatives Carol Stertzer and Sweta Reddy invite you to a Coffee Chat in the CMS Library on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, from 8:15-9:30 a.m. Come connect with other parents of GT students at CMS and our special guest, CMS counselor Mrs. McCure. Please BYOC (bring … Continue reading Sept. 30: Colleyville Middle Coffee Chat

Feb. 17: Coffee Chat with Director of Counseling

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., SAGE hosted a Coffee Chat with special speaker Emberly Hill, GCISD Director of Counseling. Recap: Counseling Director Emberly Hill, along with counselors or administrators from each high school and middle school, participated in the panel: CTMS Principal Lisa Dunn, GHS Counselor Mariella Alvarado, CMS Counselor … Continue reading Feb. 17: Coffee Chat with Director of Counseling

Jan. 20: Brown Bag: Topics of assessments and math telescoping

At SAGE’s Brown Bag lunches, members get the benefit of hearing directly from the people who make decisions that directly affect our GT children. When: Wednesday, January 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Grapevine High School's Lecture Hall Bring your own lunch and meet other SAGE members as we hear about two topics … Continue reading Jan. 20: Brown Bag: Topics of assessments and math telescoping