The Gifted and Talented Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, Inc. (GTAMC) is a volunteer organization that advocates for the instructional needs of gifted and talented and higher-achieving students in Montgomery County and serves as a resource on giftedness for parents, educators, and other interested parties in the community.


Elementary School Enriched & Accelerated Instruction

Location: Carver Educational Services Center Auditorium, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. 
(free parking)

Siobhan Alexander, Director of Elementary Integrated Curriculum Team,
Meredith Casper, Director of MCPS’ Division of Accelerated and Enriched Instruction,
Kitty Williams, Instructional Specialist in AEI

Presentation will include:
Implementation of language arts curriculum to include enrichment and acceleration.
Balance Literacy Blocks.
GT identification data sources and how this effects implementation of English/Math blocks.
Extention resources -strategies for high able learners.
What student's reading and math experiences should look like.
Map Reports for reading and math.
Compacted Math process.
Guided reading- what is my child working on during guided reading?

Patrick  Dunn, President Gifted & Talented Association of Montgomery County - Discuss GT Advocacy Resources
Michelle Gluck, MCCPTA VP Educational Issues - Advocacy Update

This is also an opportunity for parents to help set the MCCPTA Gifted Child Committee’s priorities for the rest of this year by bringing your own experiences, ideas, and concerns to the table.  
Thank you,
Kim Testa
MCCPTA Chair Gifted Child Committee

Lang Lin
MCCPTA Vice Chair Gifted Child Committee

Maryland Summer Centers for GT Students

Maryland Summer Center for …
Content Area
Fall 2015 Grade Levels
Fine and Performing Arts at Salisbury University
Orchestra, Musical Theatre, Acting, Visual Arts, Digital Filmmaking, Creative Writing
7 - 12
7/5 - 7/18
Dixon Center for Creative Writing
Creative Writing
7 - 9
7/14 - 7/24

Computer Science and Creativity
Computer Science
3 - 8
7/6 - 7/17
Future Engineers: Robot Design at Frostburg University
9 - 12
6/20 - 6/25
Space Engineering: Robotics
Robotics, Engineering
7 - 9
7/6 - 7/21
Physics of Solar and Wind Power
7- 9
6/21 - 6/26
Biotechnology and Forensic Science
Biotechnology Forensic Science
8 - 9
6/22 - 6/27
Honeywell Ecosystems Education at Horn Point
Environmental Science
6 - 10
7/6 - 7/19
Global Languages
Arabic, Chinese, French, and Spanish
4 - 6
7/13 - 7/23

For more information, see http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/summercenters/ .


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