Time to Discover Some Webinars in Gifted Education

Teachers are always looking for more information that can help them professionally. Summer could be the perfect time to take a course, do some reading, or explore a variety of online resources. Dr. Laurie Croft and several educators who subscribe to the Belin-Blank Center Educators’ Listserv* shared a list of webinars relevant to gifted education that might interest you.

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The University of Connecticut provides a LOT of free webinars on gifted education topics! See the current ones here: https://gifted.uconn.edu/events/. Last year’s set of webinars can be found here: https://gifted.uconn.edu/events-2021-22/ 

The Belin-Blank Center’s list of webinars can be found here:  https://belinblank.education.uiowa.edu/educators/webinar/

Acceleration webinars from the Belin-Blank Center: https://accelerationsystem.org/#webinars

Acceleration podcasts, blogs, and videos: https://www.accelerationinstitute.org/resources/podcast-blog-video.aspx

Conversations with CAGT: https://www.coloradogifted.org/resources/conversations-with-cagt/. They provide lots of recorded presentations on gifted topics. 

NAGC offers Webinars (or the PowerPoint or Audio):  https://dev.nagc.org/demand-learning

“Teaching Young Gifted Children The Whats Whys and How Tos for Supporting Their Needs” https://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/webinars/identifying-reaching-teaching-young-gifted-children-whats-whys-tos-meeting-needs-judy-galbraith-joan-franklin-smutny/  You need to register to access the webinar.

Twice-exceptional students: https://teachercreatedmaterials.wistia.com/medias/ntnyi7vz6t

The Washington State gifted organization offers these webinars:  https://waetag.com/education/webinars/

The World Council (WCGTC) is offering some very reasonably priced webinars:  https://world-gifted.org/webinars/.

There is always something new to learn!

*Gifted Teachers’ Listserv

The Belin-Blank Center hosts an email listserv for educators focused on gifted education, with over 1,200 people giving and receiving useful information. Examples of discussions include favorite TED talks to show students, assessing Algebra I readiness, book recommendations, gifted standards report cards, and identification for creativity and leadership. Ready to sign up? Send an email to LISTSERV@LIST.UIOWA.EDU and, in the text of your message (not the subject line), write: SUBSCRIBE GIFTED-TEACHERS First-Name Last-Name.

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