Networks - Computers & Technology


The Computers & Technology Network believes that computers and other types of information technology constitute an intrinsic and immensely powerful aspect of learning in our world today and that the appropriate use of such tools provides greatly enhanced control over information access for learners of all types. Therefore, it is the commitment of the Network to initiate, develop, and implement practices and materials that will promote the use of all types of information technology to improve the teaching and learning process. Specifically, the Network will undertake activities that will:

  • Promote the recognition and acceptance of, and the commitment to, information technology skills as a fundamental area of training for gifted and talented students.
  • Promote research in areas relating to the use of information technologies in education.
  • Provide practical strategies and activities to foster the use of information technologies in education.

Current Network interests include:

  • Empirically sound Instructional Technology strategies to integrate into the gifted education classroom.
  • Promote the use of technology in educating the gifted.
  • Instructional Technology focused professional development for teachers of the gifted
  • Identifying appropriate Instructional Technology resources.


Shirley Farrell, Chair
Rebecca Renegar, Chair Elect