Various organizations are once again offering an excellent selection of webinars on gifted education topics. I attended a few last year, and also made them available for interested teachers in my district, and found each to be a good learning opportunity. Just last week, a middle school Reading teacher who had watched one of them (the topic was advanced readers) commented on how much it had helped her understand the need for schools to make accommodations for students at the top of the testing curve, too. Here's a run-down of this spring's webinar opportunities. NAGC's "Webinars on Wednesdays" series has ...
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