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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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William and Mary 2018 Summer Program

The Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) is accepting registrations for the 2018 Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). Session I will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 and conclude on Friday, June 29, 2018, consisting of 5 consecutive days of instruction. Session II will … 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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William and Mary Camp Launch 2018

Camp Launch CENTER FOR GIFTED EDUCATION About Contact Information Camp Staff Camp Counselors Resources Born out of a desire to help gifted students from all socioeconomic levels, Camp Launchprovides eligible seventh- and eighth-grade students with enrichment and academic opportunities. The children are recruited from school districts … 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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Cubes in Space

Cubes in SpaceTM, a program by idoodledu inc., is the only global competition, offered at no cost, for students 11-18 years of age to design and propose experiments to launch into space or a near space environment on a NASA … Continue reading

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NAGC 64th Convention-November 9-12, 2017

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Coding Experience 2017

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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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Welcome Letter

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to a new and exciting school year! We are delighted to have your student in QUEST and look forward to sharing this school year together.  As Gifted Resource Teachers, we endeavor to create an educational … Continue reading

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