Pulse

TAGT Pulse is an aggregated newsbrief delivered weekly to TAGT members, consisting primarily of short summaries of current events relevant to G/T education. Periodically association news, events, member information and more will be highlighted in Pulse. 

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Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone
http://kut.org/post/deciding-what-age-give-kid-smartphone

Help Your Child Set Goals With These Steps
https://www.verywell.com/help-your-child-set-goals-1448773

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It
https://www.edutopia.org/article/why-students-forget-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

'I Already Learned This': The Challenge Of Teaching G/T Students
http://www.opb.org/news/series/classof2025/podcast-education-talented-gifted-students-program/

A Story of Extremes- the 5th and 95th Percentiles
https://www.thegridmethod.com/blog/gifted-education-and-special-education/

Fire Up Your Class With Student-Interest Surveys
https://www.edutopia.org/blog/fire-up-class-student-interest-surveys-rebecca-alber

The Case for Quiet Kids: Helping Introverts Get Heard in the Classroom
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-07-11-the-case-for-the-quiet-kids-helping-introverts-get-heard-in-the-classroom

Are Gifted Education Practices Appropriate for All Students?
http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/are-gifted-education-practices-appropriate-for-all-students/education

Are Kids Missing Out By Not Skipping A Grade?
https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2017/01/23/are-kids-missing-out-by-not-skipping-a-grade/
 
12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers
https://www.weareteachers.com/ted-talks-teachers/
 
Don’t Give More Work…Give More Challenge
https://ramblingsofagiftedteacher.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/dont-give-more-work-give-more-challenge/
 
How Does Full Inclusion Affect Gifted Students?
https://globalgtchatpoweredbytagt.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/how-does-full-inclusion-affect-gifted-students/