JEFFERSON CITY, MO.We are working with Sue Winter, the Gifted & Talented Education Specialist, Division of School Improvement who heads up the state affiliate for the NAGC. We donated books to the organization’s New Teachers conference, to the Webster Groves school district, to primary programs, and to each of the NAGC board members. Sue organized [...]
NEW YORK, NY. AIM sends Youth Development Coaches into underserved high schools to work with students for an entire school year. These coaches (10 working in 10 high schools) act as mentors to help bridge sports and life skills. The Art of Learning has been incorporated into the life skills portion of their modules.
AUSTIN, TX. Tracy Weinberg, the Associate Director of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT), read The Art of Learning, embraced the philosophy, and plans on offering the book in workshops at two upcoming conferences: The February 2010 TAGT Parent Conference in Houston, Texas attended by 250 parents of gifted youth; and the [...]
BELIZE. The BNYCF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting chess among the youth of Belize. There are approximately 800 kids in the program coming from 6 districts. We are working with Ella Anderson, their program director, to make a significant difference in their lives by donating copies of The Art of Learning to the [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. NAIS represents 1,300+ independent schools and associations in the United States as well as affiliate independent schools abroad. The NAIS offered complimentary copies of The Art of Learning via their internal listserv, which generated numerous requests from educators around the country who are expressing an intention to work with the book’s concepts in [...]
WESTPORT, CT. The JW Foundation met Chapter President, Brooke Burling, at the 2009 NAGC convention. He has offered the complete support of this organization in promoting The Art of Learning. They would like to offer books at their March 2010 ‘family’ conference, conduct outreach on our behalf in the communities they serve via their website [...]