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Welcome Letter!

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to a new and exciting school year!  I am delighted to have your student in QUEST and look forward to sharing this school year together.  As Gifted Resource Teacher,  it is my endeavor to create … Continue reading

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National Association for the Gifted Convention

November 15-18, 2018 Learn with K-12 and university professionals, parents, advocates, and others who support gifted children Gain both valuable information and inspiration through 300+ content rich sessions Visit the Exhibit Hall and learn about leading resources.

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TCC Portsmouth Young Explorers Camp

  TCC Portsmouth Young Explorers Camp Explore the worlds of science, nursing, business, technology, literature and creative writing, visual and creative arts, criminal justice, and more. Location: 120 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, VA Dates: 7/16/2018 – 7/27/2018 Attenddees: Grades 6-8 Cost: $200 Contact: Emily Richardson, erichardson@tcc.edu … Continue reading

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Summer Camps!

Home » Information & Publications » For Parents » Planning for Summer   Planning for Summer   It’s hard to know how much and what kind of activity your child needs over the summer — scheduled family activities, community camps, academic programs, or residential camps. … Continue reading

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Resources for Parents

 Parenting for High Potential — March 2018 March 2018 New “Gifted” Media Provide Springboards for Discussion, Dr. Charles Hyatt Using Environmental Science Investigations to Challenge Gifted Children, Dr. Stephen Schroth Sports that Work for Gifted Children, Scott Lutostanski How to Discuss Books with … Continue reading

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Do you ever wonder?

 Wonderopolis is a site that poses a wonder a day and allows your family to have a creative starting place for fun discussions and family activities.

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT ODU EVENT

February 18-24, 2018 is National Engineers Week! As part of the week-long celebration, the Batten College of Engineering & Technology at Old Dominion University invites you and your female students to: GIRLS NIGHT OUT “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” … Continue reading

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# What is QUEST?

QUEST is the program for academically gifted students in grades 3-8. Students receive differentiated instruction from the gifted resource teacher and general education teacher throughout the year.  Assignments are provided to stimulate and foster critical thinking and independent research skills. … Continue reading

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Problem Based Learning

Problem Based Learning and Examples of Science Lesson Ideas Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional method of hands-on, active learning centered on the investigation and resolution of messy, real-world problems.  It originated in the late 1960s at the medical school … Continue reading

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