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G/T 6 hour update: Empowering G/T Science Students through Global Goals

The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and supports the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students through professional development and technical assistance. This is accomplished by advocating, designing and providing an array of learning experiences for teachers and administrators of gifted and talented students in order to enable them to provide a nurturing environment in which these students with special abilities, unique needs, and diverse backgrounds are recognized.

Academic Performance
Increased Learning Time
Leadership Effectiveness
School Climate
Teacher Quality
Use of Quality Data to Drive Instruction

Important Session Information:

Challenging G/T students to engage in Science content in manners that promotes application of knowledge/skills in perplexing manners can be a challenge.  The Global Goals (Sustainable Goals) are an outstanding way to engage students in contextually relevant instruction that connects to the TEKS. Participants will apply accommodations to instruction such as Depth/Complexity icons, Content Imperatives, and the Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) to map out a unit of study that is current with the new expectations of the G/T State Plan (rev June 2019). Be prepared to challenge your thinking and create an environment for students to spark change in their communities.

This session can be a G/T 6 hour update or a Day 4 or 5 if not previously taken.

Please bring charged technology with you to the session to interact with the course materials.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Recommended Event Titles
Advanced Academics
56 sessions
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Rolando Ruvalcaba
Lisa Soll
Rolando Ruvalcaba
Date Time Location
11/14/2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Maple Mesquite Rooms
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208


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