Is the “maker movement” really new? How makerspaces are just another example of “what’s old is new,”
I’ve been having some trouble with the concept of “merit” lately… the more I hear it, the more I want to scream. (!) Really? You may be asking… what’s wrong with merit? Well, let’s start with a definition (via Google) mer·it (ˈmerət/) noun the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or […]
We are moving away from two different types of instruction… one for low-performing students based on test-taking and memorization of facts and one for high-performing students where students learn to analyze and critique their own thinking.
Here are some helpful resources for parents looking to advocate at the classroom, site or district level for quality programming for gifted kids.
We can make some great and positive changes if we implement the following recommendations…
Why we can’t talk about honors without understanding the concept of structural racism and how it plays out in our schools.
There is a relationship between gifted programs and systemic racism in our schools. It’s time parents and teachers stopped playing the blame game and worked together to create equitable and effective programs for exceptionally bright and talented students.