NAGC Blog

Over the last several months, the NAGC Board of Directors has been focused on developing several strategic initiatives impacting the overall direction of the Association. We are pleased to present to you what will be the first in a series of periodic updates on some of these developments and what you can expect to see in the months ahead. 
Consistently, American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students are left out of gifted education studies, literature, and conversations; even those that focus on racial equity. They often become the “American Indian research asterisk.” It is incumbent upon us to try different methods to see this population of gifted students.
Lauri Kirsch, Shelagh Gallagher, John Segota  
Type III Enrichment in The Enrichment Triad Model (Renzulli, 1979) is considered to be the highest level of advanced work that students can pursue.  It is defined as “individual and small group investigations of real problems;” and real problems are characterized by four criteria. The work must include this criteria or it is not Type III Enrichment.
Well, it’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Washington, DC! No, not the holiday season, but budget season! For those keeping track at home, the Federal Government has been operating on a continuing resolution since September 1, 2021--the end of the fiscal year for the government--and like the status of most of my library books as a kid, a new federal budget has been long overdue. For gifted advocates, now is a good time to speak up to make a difference.

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