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    Jump to new posts Re: Gifted and Talented program decision appeal by Anisotropic @ Yesterday at 06:02 PM

    My experience with the CogAT is generally not positive. At one point there was a >70 point split between kindergarten CogAT verbal (SAS in the 90s) and VCI on the WISC-IV (in the extended norms range). It's not necessarily a good instrument for ide
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    Jump to new posts Re: Any suggestions ? Houston Area evaluators (WISC-V) by lululo4321 @ Yesterday at 05:02 PM

    Those schools use either CAPS or Education Specialists. And, that isn't a recommendation, just information. If you find someone, I'd be interested in that information.
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    Jump to new posts Re: SAT scores compared to state testing data by Saritz @ Yesterday at 02:24 PM

    W live in Texas and I have a low opinion of the STAAR test in general. STAAR is not necessarily accurate as a measure of how your individual child is doing in school and I'm not sure it's even intended to be so. It is high-stakes testing designed
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    Jump to new posts Re: Alma Deutscher (musical prodigy) by Tigerle @ Yesterday at 07:17 AM

    I have some of her dadís books and love them. Never mind whether the world needs more child composers, this Mama needed more well written books about linguistics! Edited to add I guess this is my way of saying that I fully agree with all the PPs who
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    Jump to new posts Re: Happy but not challenged. How to advocate? by philly103 @ 06/15/19 05:27 PM

    Originally Posted By: homeros2Hi Philly. I just read this and was wondering how the meeting went and if things have changed for your child at school? We find ourselves in a very similar situation: DS5 adapts himself to whatever work or level they giv
    GT Research
    Jump to new posts Re: District gifted program design by indigo @ 06/12/19 04:35 AM

    Wonderful posts as usual, puffin. Yes, unfortunately, teachers and administrators frequently do ignore evidence-based and researched solutions. It is important for parents to be aware of both: - what is indicated by the body of research, - a sch
    GT Research
    Here's another article on the topic of this research: 4 Ways Schools Help or Hinder Gifted Students by Sarah D. Sparks April 15, 2019 Education Week Vol. 38, Issue 29, Page 8 Published in Print: April 17, 2019, as Studies Show How Schools Hinder or H
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