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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3 Ways to Ask Questions That Engage the Whole Class
https://www.edutopia.org/article/3-ways-ask-questions-engage-whole-class

6 Elementary Reading Strategies that Really Work
https://www.edutopia.org/article/6-elementary-reading-strategies-really-work

7 Reasons to Let Your Kids Fail, According to Psychology
https://www.businessinsider.com/7-reasons-to-let-your-kids-fail-according-to-psychology-2019-10
 
$11.5B Texas school finance bill signed into law

https://www.statesman.com/news/20190611/115b-texas-school-finance-bill-signed-into-law
 
Age Just a Number in Gifted and Talented Classes at Klein ISD

https://abc13.com/education/age-just-a-number-in-gifted-and-talented-classes-at-klein-isd/5284589/
 
Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/nyregion/gifted-programs-nyc-desegregation.html
 
Ditching the Reading Logs

https://www.edutopia.org/article/ditching-reading-logs
 
For Parents of Gifted Children: Lessons Learned

https://www.nagc.org/blog/parents-gifted-children-lessons-learned
 
Gifted Education: Just the Facts

https://tip.duke.edu/sites/default/files/atoms/files/12-Facts-Gifted-Education.pdf
 
Giving Boys a Bigger Emotional Toolbox

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/06/25/325464770/giving-boys-a-bigger-emotional-tool-box
 
How to Spot Dyslexia, and What to Do Next

https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/spot-dyslexia/
 
How You Talk to Your Child Might Make Them Smarter

https://hechingerreport.org/how-you-talk-to-your-child-might-make-them-smarter/
 
ICYMI: Texas Senate Interim Charges Include Review of Impact of HB3 on G/T Education

https://www.txgifted.org/blog_home.asp?Display=54
 
Implementing Cluster Grouping

https://freespiritpublishingblog.com/2019/10/01/implementing-cluster-grouping/
 
Let's Not Forget Native Americans When Speaking Up for Underserved Students of Color

https://www.the74million.org/article/lets-not-forget-native-american-students-when-speaking-up-for-underserved-students-of-color/
 
Spring Branch ISD School Meets Needs of “Profoundly Gifted” Students

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Spring-Branch-ISD-school-meets-needs-of-13902675.php
 
TEA Releases G/T Program and Certification Requirements for Districts

https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/correspondence/taa-letters/house-bill-3-hb-3-implementation

Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students Approved by SBOE
https://tea.texas.gov/Academics/Special_Student_Populations/Gifted_and_Talented_Education
 
The Equity Problem With Saying 'College Isn't for Everyone'

https://www.forbes.com/sites/colinseale/2019/05/20/the-equity-problem-with-saying-college-isnt-for-everyone/#3898bcd249d0
 
#whyGT: Chairman Taylor Confirms G/T Allotment Will Be Added Through Senate Floor Amendment

https://www.txgifted.org/blog_home.asp?Display=45
 
Why School Districts Are Rethinking Gifted & Talented Programs

https://www.parents.com/kids/education/elementary-school/why-school-districts-are-rethinking-gifted-talented-programs/
 
Will Bright Kids Succeed Even if Not Challenged Enough?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-the-next-einstein/201907/will-bright-kids-succeed-even-if-not-challenged-enough