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 theContinue reading

Math, Creativity, and Making an Impact

In January 2022, Dr. Po-Shen Loh offered a free virtual event to GEFN parents and 5th-8th graders on “How to Use Math to Invent.” Dr. Loh is a math professor at Carnegie Mellon University, coach of the U.S. team for the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), and founder of the free personalized learning platform AsContinue reading “Math, Creativity, and Making an Impact”

Shop our fundraiser through December 1st!

We’re excited to announced our first fundraiser! GEFN is a nonprofit run entirely by volunteers, and we’re partnering with Novica for a fall and holiday shopping experience that we think you’ll love. When started through our dedicated shopping link, your Novica order will support artisans in a socially conscious global marketplace, and through December 1st,Continue reading “Shop our fundraiser through December 1st!”

April 17, 2021: GT Parent Conference at Baylor U

Baylor’s Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development will host its 2nd annual parent conference on April 17, 2021 (new date!). This is an event designed to provide parents of gifted and talented students with resources, information, and opportunities to network with other parents and find needed support.