Every teacher wants to be able to say that he or she is increasing rigor in the classroom. How does a teacher go about doing that? It isn't enough for a teacher to make tests longer or add a comprehensive project to the curriculum. To increase rigor in the classroom, teachers...
There were more than 140 comments on my last Local Living column, where I said gifted education programs were too selective and did not appear to educate bright children any better than challenging courses we offer everyone in this region, Jay Matthews writes. This is a...
As the school year hits its stride, many parents and teachers of K-12 students feel overburdened with all-too-familiar concerns about failing schools, common core standards and teaching to the test. Now experts are adding one more thing to worry about: grit. Angela Duckworth,...
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation seeks high-achieving high school seniors with financial need for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation. Selected students receive college planning support, ongoing advising and up to $40,000...
Presenters may now submit their proposal for the 21st Annual World Conference, Aug. 10-14, 2015, in Odense, Denmark. Deadline for your submission is March 15, 2015. Registration is now open. Find out more about the conference.
NAGC is pleased to present "free-to-member" Webinars on Wednesday. When you register you will receive confirmation on access to the live event at the date and time indicated. Following the event, you will find the webinars stored in the "My NAGC" section of the website when...
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