TAG Parent Meeting and Family Game Night
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Cedar Valley Middle School Cafeteria
6:00-6:30 - Participants will hear a brief recap of the year’s activities and legislative update while enjoying light refreshments.
6:30-7:30 - Families will have the opportunity to play a variety of educational games and activities that stretch their mind and foster creative and critical thinking skills!
Event Sponsor: ALL THINGS KIDS, On the Square in Georgetown, TX, www.allthingskidsusa.com
For more information and to RSVP with the number attending please contact 512-464-5104.
Walk-ins are welcome, but we'd like to plan appropriately.
TAG Festival Summer Classes Now Open For Registration
TAG identifed students currently in grades K-5 are invited to register for one of the TAG Festival Summer Classes being offered through the RRISD Community Ed department.
All classes are taught by district elementary TAG Specialists.
Please ask your campus TAG Specialist for information regarding registration.
Ian Byrd was the guest speaker at our April 11 Parent Seminar
Topic: Gifted Students – Not Just Smart Kids.
Gfted students are often reduced to just "smart" kids. This simplification ignores many interesting aspects of giftedness, including increased levels of moral awareness, unexpected sensitivities, and unique personality types. In this seminar, we will explore some of these less obvious traits of gifted students.
For more information you can visit the website, www.byrdseed.com/rrisd
Dr. Tracy Cross, President Elect of NAGC (National Association of Gifted Children) led a Parent Seminar on April 4.
Practical Advice for Guiding and Supporting the Development of Gifted Children
Raising happy, successful children is a goal of every parent of gifted children. In this presentation, Dr. Cross will offer advice and encouragement for parents as he provides an in-depth look at the complex social and emotional issues faced by gifted children. Parents will walk away with a deeper understanding of their gifted child along with ways to support and guide their development to encourage success and happiness. Presentation PowerPoint
The Summer Enrichment Fair was held at Walsh MS on February 16, 2013.
This is a listing of the participating camps from that event.
On January 15, 2013 a Parent Seminar was held. Lisa Van Gemert the Gifted Youth Specialist with Mensa presented on Motivation - Lit From Within. Link to handout
TAG Parent Night Handouts and PowerPoint
TAG Parent Night was held September 12, 2012.
On the Agenda:
- State of the District
- Overview of TAG Services, K-12
- TAG Parent Advisory Council (TAGPAC)
- Out of School Options/Opportunities
- Parent Events for 2012-2013
Handout from TAG Parent Night - 9/12/12
Handout from TAG Parent Night -9/12/12 - SPANISH
Power Point from TAG Parent Night - 9/12/12
Power Point from TAG Parent Night -9/12/12 - SPANISH
The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students - revised 2009
For a print-ready file allowing you to produce an English-Spanish flip version of the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, please e-mail email@example.com.
Join the Texas Gifted/Talented Listserv!
Visit the Texas Education Agency Gifted/Talented web site for more information.