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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8 Strategies to Quickly Assess Prior Knowledge
https://www.middleweb.com/36652/8-strategies-to-quickly-assess-prior-knowledge/
 
A Classroom Teacher’s Guide to Reducing Test Anxiety (and Testing!)
https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/10/05/a-classroom-teachers-guide-to-reducing-test-anxiety-and-testing/
 
‘Find Your Passion’ Is Awful Advice
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/find-your-passion-is-terrible-advice/564932/
 
Grit and Giftedness: Four Ways to Encourage Perseverance in Gifted Children
https://educationaladvancement.org/grit-giftedness-four-ways-encourage-perseverance-gifted-children/
 
How to Discipline Your Gifted Child
https://giftedchallenges.blogspot.com/2018/04/how-to-discipline-your-gifted-child.html
 
How to Talk With Kids About Terrible Things
https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/02/18/586447438/how-to-talk-with-kids-about-terrible-things
 
Is It Time to Give Up on Gifted Education?
http://www.gtcarpediem.com/carpe-diem-blog/2018/5/29/is-it-time-to-give-up-on-gifted-education
 
It’s Not Just in Your Head: Self-Care for Moms of Gifted Children
https://www.notsoformulaic.com/self-care-moms-gifted-children/
 
Let’s Retire the ‘Gifted-and-Talented’ Student Label
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelhorn/2018/08/08/lets-retire-the-gifted-and-talented-student-label/#4f6662a81a5d
 
My Son Is A ‘Gifted Child.’ Here’s Why Raising Him Has Been Anything But Easy.
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gifted-child-parenting-is-hard_us_5c0808d8e4b069028dc5ef79
 
New Research Center at Prarie View A&M Focuses on Marginalized Communities
http://www.educationviews.org/new-research-center-at-prairie-view-am-focuses-on-marginalized-communities/

No, Fortnite Isn't Rotting Kids' Brains. It May Even Be Good for Them
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/08/08/no-fortnite-isnt-rotting-kids-brains-it.html

Park the Helicopter, Parents. Here’s How (and Why) to Teach Kids to Be Self-Advocates.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2018/10/22/park-helicopter-parents-heres-how-why-teach-kids-be-self-advocates/?utm_term=.eebe4a857c1d
 
Permanently Disrupting Education. With Smartphones.
https://www.teachthought.com/technology/permanently-disrupting-education-with-cellphones/
 
Project-Based Learning and the Research Paper
https://www.edutopia.org/article/project-based-learning-and-research-paper
 
Resources for G/T Kids
https://globalgtchatpoweredbytagt.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/resources-for-gt-kids/
 
Summer Reading Suggestions for Gifted Kids
https://educationaladvancement.org/summer-reading-suggestions-for-gifted-kids/
 
What Most Parents of Gifted Children Wish They Had Known About College Planning
https://giftedchallenges.blogspot.com/2018/06/what-most-parents-of-gifted-children.html