Excellence & Equity

Blog of the Gifted Education Family Network

How To: Fix Gifted Identification in Your Texas District! High-quality gifted education services include opportunities for acceleration, grouping with other GT students, learning with depth and complexity, and affective support, all shown by research as important in enabling gifted students to reach their full potential.  For decades, however, inequitable identification practices have resulted in the…

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Parent Advocacy in the Development of Black Male Scholars and Scholar-Ballers: a Panel Discussion for Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline

In November 2021, the Gifted Education Family Network partnered with the Minority Achievement, Creativity, and High-Ability Center (MACH-III) for an incredible panel discussion on parent advocacy for gifted and high-ability Black males. Watch the recording and learn more about the research on this subject and about the lived experiences of the panelists.

Interview with Dr. Nicole Tetreault

Insight Into a Bright Mind: A Neuroscientist’s Personal Stories of Unique Thinking Our next blog post explores expert insight on the needs and characteristics of twice-exceptional students and adults.  “Twice exceptional” is a term used to describe gifted individuals with one or more disabilities. The term is sometimes used to describe individuals with disabilities who…

Interview with Dr. Anne Rinn

We interviewed Dr. Anne Rinn about her 2020 book: Social, Emotional, and Psychosocial Development of Gifted and Talented Individuals. Dr. Rinn answers questions about her book, about the importance of learning about the development of gifted children, about ability grouping, and more.

Interview with Dr. Joy Lawson Davis

During this challenging time, we are thrilled to interview Dr. Joy Lawson Davis on her latest book and on challenges advocates must address in order to achieve equity and excellence in gifted education.

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