NEW! Supporting Gifted Coordinators: Opportunities for Collaboration and Reflection Sponsored by NAGC
3 workshops of 90-minutes each. June 8 Gifted Identificiation Procedures, June29 Gifted Program Development, and July 13 Professional Learning Opportunities to Support Teachers of the Gifted See link above for registration, deadlines, and cost
June 7 - July 2, 2021 for 9 Continuing Education Hours &/or optional graduate Credit. See flier for registration link.
Webster Universtiy - Geneva Switzerland online sessions June 7 - June 11, 2021
Plants, Peoples, Places, and Patterns Grant Opportunity
An Institute for K-12 Teachers on Kansas Ecological Culture Sponsored by the F. Price Cossman Memorial Trust, INTRUST Bank, N.A., trustee.
Click HERE for Application
Overview: Week long institute across Kansas with overnight stops in Manhattan, Lindsborg, and Hays. The institute runs from Sunday, July 11 through Friday, July 16, 2021.
Purpose: Exposing teachers to the ecological culture of Kansas. The week will consist of some classwork and field trips around Kansas, teacher expectation is to develop one lesson to share based on the information they learned from the institute.
Benefits: This is a paid institute, each teacher will receive a stipend. In addition, the grant pays for lodging and meals. (Teachers will need to provide their own transportation). This institute will also increase teacher's knowledge of Kansas and teachers become a part of a network of educators engaged in Kansas ecological culture.
Other Notes: The Kansas Geographic Alliance would like two teachers to apply together hopefully with different backgrounds (e.g., two different grade levels or two different subjects). Spots fill up quickly, so educators should apply early to secure a spot. We will be following Covid-19 safety measures throughout the institute
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and University of Cincinatti are asking teacher of elementary gifted students to complete a 20-minute survey about practices during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Survey closes May 1, 2021
Sessions offered Feb 20, 2021 Creativity: The Basics, The Benefits, and Tips)
March 20, 2021 Developing and Implementing Enrichment Clusters: A Great Way to Start SEM
April 17, 2021 Avoiding Fluff in Differntiated Activities
May 15, 2021 9 Tips to Increase Student Motivation
June 12, 2021 How to Develop INusion Activities that Enhance Learning)
Use link above for times and registration
TeacherMade - Quickly Create & Share a Variety of Online Activities freetech4teachers.com
A free tech service designed by former teacher with many capabilities: create online worksheets, score automatically, turn pdf.s, word docs, google docs, and pictures into activities, multiple choice, fill in the blank, matching, checkboxes, true/false, open answer, fractions and mixed numbers, algebraic expressions, etc.
National Research Study on Improving Acceleration Practices https://ncrge.uconn.edu/acceleration/#
This is a great opportunity for teachers and administrators in grades 2-5 to learn more about acceleration practices, universal screening, and resources to implement acceleration decisions. Participation may include some funding. Click the link to apply & watch an information video: https://ncrge.uconn.edu/acceleration/#
Connect high school students with realy physics graduates! Have dialogues and online discussions about real experiences with physicists in their chosen fields in real situations in today's world. Select topics of intestes to your class(es) and adopt up to 5 physic graduates in different fields or different jobs. The most common student reactions to participating is, "I never realized that physicists were real people, like us!" Sign up period for teachers is August 4, 2020 - September 7, 2020 OR until all available physicists 'adopted.' A truly unique experience for your high school students!
A resource sheet of historical places and website info for those coming to Topeka.
Looking for a new demonstration for an outreach event? Or want to jump start your chapter on outreach? These demonstrations have been developed by SPS to help you make a difference in your local communities. Each demonstration includes parts lists, instructions, key physical concepts to explain, and demonstration videos, where appropriate. Interested in contributing to this list?
How to Get Gifted Kids to Work in Groups GiftedGuru.com
Live Binder offers a compilation of the best blogs concerning gifted education to use for enriching student learning.
This comprehensive website consists of over 1000 pages of information on gifted children and adults.
KSDE is a websource that contains many useful links for gifted educators including the Effective Practices Instructional Kit, Data Sources and Gifted Education Documents.
Offered by NAGC, these live webinars are for educators and parents to better understand and serve the gifted learner.