"The Tough Decision to Leave the Classroom | Virginia's teacher of the year explains" -- As a veteran teacher, I SO get where he is coming from. I, along with several other of my veteran colleagues, could have written this letter verbatim.
One-Minute Papers: A Way to Further Design Thinking
Communicating High Expectations - Research shows that positive expectations will influence performance positively. Start modeling excellence, celebrating small victories, and refusing to accept failure -- and watch what happens.
NAGC staff and leaders support and develop policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. NAGC supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students.
'Philosophy for Kids' - Prufrock Press (materials for Gifted Education, Advanced Learning, Twice-Exceptional Learners, & Special Needs Students). I absolutely LOVE this book. Looking forward to finishing it and moving on to 'The Examined Life: Advanced Philosophy for Kids'.