- Understand gifted students’ unique social and emotional needs
- Teach students to draw from schema and text to create meaning
- Use running records to hone in on reading problemss
Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Jennifer Leal is a Gifted and Talented Coordinator for Rockwall ISD. She has been in education for 28 years and still enjoys the diversity of working with students, teachers and parents each day. Jennifer won what she considers the lottery in education. While teaching in Arlington ISD, she was chosen by her faculty members to be challenged and developed in the world of literacy through an organization called The Learning Network. She was fortunate to be supported by Margaret Mooney, a prominent educator in the world, in the area of Reading and Writing. Jennifer also worked for the Learning Network from 2000-2005 under Margaret’s leadership as a facilitator for summer institutes. She recently received her Masters of Education.
Leona – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner) –
This course reviews strategies that good reading use with an emphasis on how to implement through open ended questioning.
Megan – Private Pay (verified owner) –
I was able to confirm a lot of what I am already doing with my GT students with guided reading as well as take a few ideas back into the classroom this fall.
Melinda – GRAND PRAIRIE ISD (verified owner) –
It was very informative and I learned a lot from it
Gabriela – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Offered in depth guided reading practices
Anna – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner) –
Aida – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
The training provided good examples of guided reading and other strategies that can be implemented in the classroom.
Vanessa – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Liza – HUTTO ISD (verified owner) –
It was great.
Esmeralda – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Very informative especially on the use of the running records
Bregitta – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner) –
It was Ok