Tag Archives: NAGC

Develop Non-Cognitive Skills to Assure Students’ Success

I spent five days in Phoenix, AZ at NAGC’s 62nd annual conference. I came back with some innovative new ideas, fresh ways of thinking, and helpful strategies to share with my students and my colleagues. One session in particular stands … Continue reading

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STEM can push students beyond their comfort zone

Too many kids quit STEM because they don’t think they’re smart I visited Baltimore for the first time when I attended the 61st annual National Association for Gifted Children convention. With four days of sessions and keynoters, I wanted to share with … Continue reading

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NAGC Convention Session: Student Discussion Groups

At the 2012 NAGC Convention in Denver, I was part of a trio that presented the session “Discussion Groups: A Focused, But Flexible, Affective Curriculum.” My co-presenters were Jean Peterson and George Betts. I started using Jean Peterson’s book The … Continue reading

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NAGC Convention Recap – Attendance Record Set

I want to share with you what an amazing, important week I had in mid-November. I’ve been highly involved in the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) Convention and Exhibition, which was held Nov. 15-18 at the Colorado Convention Center … Continue reading

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Surprises During Productive Day at PTA Conference

Last Friday I was an exhibitor representing the Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented (CAGT) at the 91st annual Colorado PTA Conference. It was held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, and was for individuals from all over Colorado … Continue reading

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Go Boulder: Art, Education, Science, Flavor

My Action Lab was accepted! At the National Association For Gifted Children (NAGC) National Convention every year, on the day before the sessions begin, they have field trips to nearby interesting places. Action Labs are designed by local educators (like … Continue reading

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Getting Connected At Colorado Gifted Conference

I attended the 35th annual CAGT conference this week in Denver, along with over 400 attendees – a strong turnout! I’m on the Board of CAGT (Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented) and the CAGT Affiliate co-chair.  There are several … Continue reading

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