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  • Hi everyone! My name is Samantha Preece and I am the Gifted and Talented Coordinator for Troy ISD.  We are a small 3A school and I am the only GT staff member.  This is my second year in this job, and I am still learning so much. I was a high school ...

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    Good Day! One idea that came to mind was to find a FIRST in Texas Robotics team. Here, upper elementary students can work as a team to build and program a LEGO robot in order to solve this year's problem. I'm not sure what the status is for this ...

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    Good morning, You may find something useful to help enrich your child at home using the websites below: Renzulli Learning - Total Talent Development Renzulli Learning Home Edition Every ...

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    GT parent

    Hello All, I am parent of a kids who goes to GT school. However this year i need to pull him out of school since there was no remote instruction provided. My child mentioned that he enjoys Makerspace genius hour and PBL activities and is sad to be not ...

  • Thank you for sharing! 😁 ------------------------------ Elizabeth Chau GT Specialist Teacher Nichols Elementary San Antonio TX (619) 398-7150 ------------------------------

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  • Fort Worth, Texas, Application Deadline Position Details The College of Education occasionally has openings for part-time temporary adjunct instructors with specializations in elementary teacher education (grades kindergarten through sixth grade). Applying for a part-time teaching appointment would add the applicant to a pool which is available to the departmental search committee for consideration in case the need arises for the 2021-2022 academic year. Department Details School/College Description TCU’s College of Education provides exceptional preparation for the most inspired and inspiring educators, counselors and leaders. TCU is the only university in the nation with two on-campus laboratory schools, Starpoint and KinderFrogs, for children with learning differences. The college has seven undergraduate programs, five master's programs and five doctoral programs, many nationally recognized, that offer degrees and paths to teacher certification in K-12 education, curriculum and instruction, curriculum studies, counseling and counselor education, educational leadership, higher education leadership, science education and special education. Students have the opportunity to engage in real-world experiences from their first semester with our center, institutes, programs and community partnerships, creating leaders in the classroom and beyond. University & Fort Worth Description ABOUT TCU Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, which is operated in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®. At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum. ABOUT FORT WORTH Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country. Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues. Required Application Materials & Application Instructions TCU only accepts online applications and documents. To apply for a part-time position, attach a letter of application and a curriculum vita to the online application. Additional documents may be required by the department at a later time. Letters of application and resumes will be kept on file until May 31, 2022. AA/EEO Statement As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
  • Fort Worth, Texas, Application Deadline Position Details The College of Education occasionally has openings for part-time temporary adjunct instructors with specializations in middle/secondary teacher education (grades 4-8 and/or grades 7-12). Applying for a part-time teaching appointment would add the applicant to a pool which is available to the departmental search committee for consideration in case the need arises for the 2021-2022 academic year. Department Details School/College Description TCU’s College of Education provides exceptional preparation for the most inspired and inspiring educators, counselors and leaders. TCU is the only university in the nation with two on-campus laboratory schools, Starpoint and KinderFrogs, for children with learning differences. The college has seven undergraduate programs, five master's programs and five doctoral programs, many nationally recognized, that offer degrees and paths to teacher certification in K-12 education, curriculum and instruction, curriculum studies, counseling and counselor education, educational leadership, higher education leadership, science education and special education. Students have the opportunity to engage in real-world experiences from their first semester with our center, institutes, programs and community partnerships, creating leaders in the classroom and beyond. University & Fort Worth Description ABOUT TCU Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, which is operated in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®. At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum. ABOUT FORT WORTH Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country. Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues. Required Application Materials & Application Instructions Please note that this posting is not intended to convey that such a need currently exists. TCU only accepts online applications and documents. To apply for a part-time position, attach a letter of application and a curriculum vita to the online application. Additional documents may be required by the department at a later time. Letters of application and resumes will be kept on file until May 31, 2022. AA/EEO Statement As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
  • Huntsville, Texas, Requisition: 202100119S 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 Fifth grade. 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.

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  • Many, if not most, school districts will rely on some type of remote (during COVID outbreaks) or hybrid learning in the coming school year. Gifted education needs to be integrated into any programs offered to GT students. Gifted education specialists and coordinators will be key to advocating for and implementing any program offered during the []

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