Supporting Your Gifted Child During COVID-19

Governor Lamont announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in-person classes at all K-12 public schools will remain canceled for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic year. Read the press release.

As COVID-19 forces us to face new norms like social distancing, remote learning, and shelter-in place orders, gifted children may exhibit increased anxiety, sadness, intense feelings, and out-of-the ordinary behavior. Read more.

In an effort to support you during school disruptions due to COVID-19, CAG is sharing this collection of G/T-related educational resources from the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented.

We are hosting two Teacher Resource Group (TRG) online networking sessions, Thursday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20 at 4:00 p.m. For more information about TRG, click here.


About Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG)


CAG supports educators and parents to meet the needs of Connecticut's gifted, talented and high-potential children of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We provide resources and advocacy so children are identified and provided access and opportunitiesfor an appropriate education by personnel trained and qualified to meet their cognitive, social, and emotional special needs. Benefits of CAG membership. Don't want to join but inspired by our mission? Please click the star on the right to donate to CAG.

What does your IQ really say about you? Is it possible to accurately assess intelligence through a test? And does it make a difference who is setting the test and why? Watch this short film from the BBC

Why you might be smarter than you think. The concept of human intelligence has changed a lot over the past 100 years. Could broadening our perception of what it means to be intelligent change how we view human potential, and ultimately make us more successful at solving the problems facing the world? Watch this short film from the BBC.


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CAG's Teacher Resource Group

One of the most difficult challenges in education is consistently and appropriately meeting the needs of gifted students. The CAG Teacher Resource Group (TRG) is here to help you meet this challenge by answering your questions, sharing information, and providing resources and support.

For questions about the Teacher Resource Group (TRG), please email info@ctgifted.org. Learn more.

View a past TRG presentation by Heidi Molbak on Twice Exceptionality.  

 


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Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG) is proud to have earned a 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency on GuideStar. Click the logo at left to learn more, or to donate to CAG. 

 

 

 


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