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San Antonio Independent School District/Advanced Academic Services Department

SAN ANTONIO, TX-The San Antonio Independent School District (ISD) along with Harlandale ISD and South San Antonio ISD held their Gifted/Talented and AP Conference 2010 “Raising the Bar” at Edison HS.  The conference gave approximately 500 attendees a full day of sessions focused on gifted and talented instructional activities and professional learning opportunities.  The Art …

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Emerson School

ANN ARBOR, MI Emerson School is an elementary and middle school for the gifted and talented. Their main focus is to use a whole-child, multiple approach method to encourage creativity, problem solving, and development of basic skills in a nurturing environment. The school’s librarian and media specialist, Linda Lakshminarayanan, will be introducing The Art of …

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Francis Howell School District

ST. CHARLES, MO. After attending the National Association of Gifted Convention in St. Louis, Mary LaVictoire became inspired to introduce the notion of passion to her 7th- and 8th-grade gifted students. She will work with the book in conjunction with the film, “Searching for Bobby Fischer” to instill the concept that passion and hard work …

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PEGS-Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students-Truman School

ST. LOUIS, MO The PEGS program in the St. Louis public school system targets the most intellectually and academically exceptional students, providing them with an accelerated and enriched curriculum. Michelle Ryder, the principal of the Truman School, is incorporating The Art of Learning into the middle school English program in order to support the students’ …

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South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education

CHARLESTON, SC This organization promotes and supports the preparation of teachers and other professionals responsible for the education of gifted and talented students. Dr. Jean Chandler, an Executive Board Member and Regional Trainer for the consortium, is leading book discussions with regional teachers for the gifted and talented. Individual participants are presenting chapters and considering …

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