In this 1-hour course, you will learn how to:
- Use primary sources to “hook” students’ interest
- Help students make connections with the curriculum
- Use source texts more effectively
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.
Vanessa – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Great but could’ve given more examples.
Sarah – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner) –
This was a good course showing the example of primary sources for GT kids.
Jan – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner) –
I like how she used photos to pull students into learning details and inferences.
Sylvia – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
good strategies for inferencing
WENDY – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner) –
Enjoyed! Unlike most other professional developments. Learned by doing and metacognitive thinking
William – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner) –
great information and activities
Lori – CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH ISD (verified owner) –
Melanie – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner) –
Gary – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner) –
Kristina – WESTERVILLE CITY (verified owner) –
GREAT Idea!!! Worth the hour watching!