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Our Nation's Untapped Treasure!

As the demographics of our nation change, increasing the numbers of poverty students within our schools, we must look deeply at the structures of how we educate students.  588 more words

"A Nation Empowered" with guest, Dr. Ann Shoplik

The recently released report, A Nation Empowered, is a 10 year follow-up to the seminal report, A Nation Deceived, and was the subject of our chat this week with… 831 more words


What's the Big Deal About Board Games?

Every teacher can tell you that one of the hardest things to do is to catch and hold each student’s interest, especially in the age where information and technology are at their fingertips and they are accustomed to LCD screens vying for their attention. 1,126 more words

Gifted Education

Magical Mentors

I received my masters in gifted education in 1999. I have been teaching gifted students for the last eight years, but only this year was I able to put into practice the idea of using mentors. 392 more words

Slice Of Life

Zombies...and More!

When Camp Cranium was in its beginning stages, I approached my teacher friends for ideas on classes they would like to teach. I wanted them to think “out of the box” and choose topics that 1) wouldn’t be taught in school and 2) would really pull kids in.   372 more words

Gifted Education

Wonders of Iberia Parish

Take the wonder tour of Iberia Parish. Our 6th grade gifted students culminated their year long enrichment project with a presentation of the Wonders of Iberia Parish. 122 more words

Digital Learning

Revenge of the Gifted

Common Core is tied to funding. Gifted education needs more funding. Schools need gifted students to do well on the Common Core exams in order to obtain their funding. 555 more words

Common Core