Tamara Fisher reports on her third day of learning at the National Association for Gifted Children convention.


Tamara Fisher reports in from her second day at the National Association for Gifted Children convention.


Tamara Fisher reports in from her first day at the National Association for Gifted Children convention.


Tamara Fisher posts the results of her reader survey.


K-12 Gifted Education Specialist Tamara Fisher reflects on the on-going process of helping rural, often isolated, Montana schools develop services for their gifted students.


Tamara's students talk about the benefits subject acceleration has had on their learning and motivation.


Anticipating the upcoming national gifted education conference, Tamara encourages her readers to use the experience as their Gateway to Gifted.


Tamara Fisher wonders if the Response to Intervention model overlooks the needs of gifted students in favor of those who struggle academically.


From now through the end of 2009, NAGC (the National Association for Gifted Children) will be offering free webinars on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month (plus a monthly "Parent Night.") It looks like they have a wide range of topics lined up (everything from perfectionism to advocacy to program evaluation and much more), along with some great presenters. I have never attended a webinar before, but I just signed up for my first one! Should be a good learning experience in more ways than one. Here are the titles and dates for the webinars announced thus far: ...


Well, the Edufest conference finished up swimmingly (and I did manage to get a smidge of "swimming" in via a float down the Boise River one day - squeezed in-between presenting and dinner). Here are a few highlights of what I learned the last three days of Edufest that might be of interest/use for any of you: iTunes University - Did you know that universities are now recording professors' lectures and making them available for anyone to learn from? Want to learn about computer programming from an MIT professor? Want to listen in on a class at Oxford? You ...


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