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Online Gifted Training Brought to you by Leading Experts in the G/T Community

Online Gifted Training Brought to you by Leading Experts in the G/T Community We have worked hard to make your job easier! We have assembled a stellar team of G/T experts to bring world class training to your classrooms and teachers. Our program is designed to make training more accessible for educators while making set-up and implementation easier for district managers. Our G/T experts represent some of the top organizations, universities, and school districts throughout the United States. We hope you will take this chance to get to know them a little better and see how these G/T experts can enrich your classrooms. Joyce Juntune, Ph.D. Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, [...]

By |2016-11-05T00:46:13+00:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Students, Multi Exceptional|1 Comment

Great Teaching Starts with a Strong Foundation: Online Training for Gifted Teachers

Great Teaching Starts with a Strong Foundation: Online Training for Gifted Teachers “Start from the very beginning,” by offering gifted teachers the best training available! One of my favorite aunts passed away a few years ago. Not a day goes by that I don’t miss her and wish she was still around. As a first grade teacher of 30 years, she loved to talk about all the things that are right and wrong with education today. I picked up many life lessons from her: How to keep my seat in the seat That a word to the wise is sufficient How to ar-tic-u-late my words (she’d emphasis in staccato) But one of the things I will miss most are her show tunes. I was in the second grade when she taught me one of her favorites, Do-Re-Mi from Sound of Music. “Start from the very beginning; it’s the very best [...]

By |2016-11-05T00:46:13+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Multi Exceptional, Technology|0 Comments

Twice Exceptional Learners

Twice Exceptional Learners A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson Billion-dollar business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson, is one of the most innovative entrepreneurial thinkers of our time. As a life-long sufferer of dyslexia, he’s also a perfect example of the greatness our twice exceptional (2E) students can achieve.   Sir Branson has proven his exceptionality by growing one idea into four hundred companies in 30 different countries. That’s exceptional! But what’s even more remarkable is the fact that Sir Branson credits his success not to IQ or an expensive education; he credits his great success to his dyslexia. In a 2012 profile in the Washington Times, Sir Branson is quoted as saying: “Back when I was in school, few people understood dyslexia and what to do for it… My teachers thought I was lazy and not very clever, and I got bored easily...thinking of [...]

By |2016-11-05T00:46:14+00:00June 10th, 2015|Categories: Multi Exceptional|0 Comments

The true face of the multi-exceptional student

The true face of the multi-exceptional student Removing the Masks of Multi-Exceptionalities Pushing, fighting, scrabbling, reaching… I can’t breathe… I can’t escape! That sounds like a scene from the latest thriller to hit movie theaters, but it’s not! That’s what it’s like inside the mind of a multi-exceptional student. I have a special treat in today’s review of “Removing the Masks of Multi-Exceptionalities”. In this course, you’ll benefit from first-hand experiences of a mother/daughter team who remove the mask that often hides the true experience of a 2E or multi-exceptional learner. Carol Raymond & Hope McKenzie Raymond remove the mask of multi-exceptional students Carol Raymond has served as a G/T specialist, classroom teacher, elementary music specialist, and private music instructor. Her degrees in music performance (BM), elementary music education (BME), and gifted education (Med) provide a unique blend of expertise. Hope MacKenzie Raymond graduated from Richmond High School in 2014. [...]

By |2016-11-05T00:46:14+00:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Multi Exceptional|Tags: |0 Comments
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