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  • TAGT New Coordinator Boot Camp Monday, August 3 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Online $100 TAGT members/$200 nonmembers   Are you a new G/T coordinator or looking to move into a leadership position soon? Are you unsure of where to begin ...

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  • Thank you for sharing!  Is it fine with you to post on UISD GT WebPage with our other enrichment links? ------------------------------ Lisa Dunn-Flores Coordinator of GT/Advanced Academics United ISD Laredo TX (956) 473-2060 ------------------------ ...

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  • Hello everyone: I am the president of the Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted (OATAG).  I am a parent and grandparent, here just trying to improve my information about what other state g/t associations are doing so I can do a better job for our ...

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  • Huntsville, Texas, Requisition: 202000097S Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff Department: Charter School General Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Education or in a related field. Experience in teaching or a related field preferred. Valid Texas Teacher Certification to teach Kindergarten through Sixth grade. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary school from Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Creates and maintains an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals. Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only): Instructs students on subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program. Implements and administers into daily student instruction appropriate educational curriculum, which is aligned with the Texas State Standards. Creates instructional resources for use in the classroom. Plans, prepares, and delivers instructional activities. Creates a positive educational climate in which students can learn. Analyzes student progress and provides appropriate instruction. Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times. Ensures assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times. Develops a classroom/school climate that promotes positive learning conditions. Works professionally and cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the community. Integrates technology into the instructional program. Meets course and school-wide student performance goals. Participates in ongoing training sessions. Creates lesson plans and modifies accordingly throughout the year. Grades papers and maintains the grade book. Writes grant proposals to gain funding for further research. Creates projects designed to enhance lectures. Reads and stays abreast of current topics in education. Utilizes various curriculum resources. Integrates competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans. Utilizes curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served. Develops incentives to keep participants in class. Develops professional relationships with other agencies and programs. Utilizes public library resources. Works with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met. Tutors students on an individual basis. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities. Prepares and distributes required reports. Observes and evaluates student performance. Manages student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures. Guides the learning process towards achievement of curriculum goals. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with the instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students. Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy. Maintains and improves professional competence. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Odessa, Texas, The University of Texas Permian Basin STEM Academy Charter School is seeking student-centered individuals to teach in classrooms for 3d Grade Science. Teachers design and deliver instructional lessons which provide appropriate educational opportunities and instruction for each student, according to his/her needs and abilities. The general responsibilities for this position include: • Develop current lesson plans (daily and/or weekly) and instructional materials that provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Provide planned learning experiences that motivate students, utilize best practices, are inclusive of parent participation, and are developmentally appropriate. Select and utilize appropriate instructional materials, aids, and supplies that assist in the development of innovative, well-organized units of study • Participate cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the Charter’s guidelines. Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, prepare student reports and communicate with parents regarding their child’s progress • Participate in assigned committees, school and parent meetings • Additional duties, as assigned   WORK SCHEDULE: This is an exempt, non-tenured TEA funded teaching position. Teachers are scheduled to teach and participate in various professional development days, as scheduled each academic school year. Generally, this position will require the Teacher to be on campus during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. In this role, evening and weekend hours may be required to grade materials, create lesson plans, and attend parent meetings and other academic events. Additional duties, such as morning and lunch duty, will be assigned that will require extended workdays. How to Apply: All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered.  Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2576.  Please include all required documents with your submission. Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire. The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program (TRS). We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu. UT–Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented group members are encouraged to apply. UTPB participates in e-Verify. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in a STEM field or Curriculum and Instruction • A valid Texas teaching certificate • Minimum of one to three years of K-12 teaching • Candidates without a Master’s Degree will be required to enroll in an accredited program within 18 months of hire and earn the degree within 5 years of hire • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning • All UTPB employees must be able to pass a criminal background check Preferred Qualifications:  • Preference will be given to educators with experience using various technologies in a STEM field
  • Odessa, Texas, The University of Texas Permian Basin, K-12 STEM Academy, welcomes applicants for the position of  Teacher Assistant.  Reporting to the school Principal, the Teacher Assistants will assist teachers and students in daily classroom activities. Starting pay range for this position is $24,000 to $30,000/year. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists teachers and students in daily classroom activities • Participates cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the Charter’s guidelines • Participates in assigned committees, school and parent meetings • Additional duties, as assigned   SCHEDULE: This is a salary non-exempt, non-tenured TEA funded teaching assistant position. Generally, this position will require the teacher assistant to be on campus during the hours of 7:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Teacher assistants are scheduled to participate in various professional development days as scheduled each academic school year. HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site:  https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2503 .  Please include all required documents with your submission. Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire. The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu. The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. UT Permian Basin participates in e-Verify. Required Qualifications:  •The ability to meet one or more of the Highly Qualified paraprofessionals requirements: • Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (defined as 48 semester hours or equivalent trimester hours) of college coursework or an applicable number of semester hours as defined by the institution of higher education attended, whichever is less; • Possess an Associate’s (or higher) degree; • Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment - - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics; or, - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate • Good communication and organizational skills, detail focus, strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child growth and development; effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning • The ability to successfully complete and pass a criminal background check

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  • This week at #gtchat we looked at hybrid learning, how it differs from blended learning and the benefits for GT students. Blended learning has traditionally been championed in the K12 learning environment balancing in class, face to face learning with online learning within a particular class. Hybrid learning, a more nuanced form of blended learning, []

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