Promoting childrens\' education

2014 Mini Grant Winners

Dave Holland – Dave was awarded a $200 mini grant to purchase electrical supplies such as wiring, receptacles, and switches. Dave’s Mountain Home students, along with community mentors, are building a tiny house as a shelter for those who cannot afford a traditional home. Students have also reached out to the community to obtain other […]

Hurry! Board Nominations closing soon!

Nominations for the ITAG/SAGE Executive Board will close on December 1st! Please consider contributing your experience, enthusiasm, and expertise to help further gifted education in Idaho. Visit today for more information or to nominate yourself or someone else. Thank you for all you do for gifted kids in Idaho! Also, we have been recieving reports […]

State Dept. Seeking Parent Feedback

The State Department of Education is seeking two parents who have students in grades 4, 6, and 8 on IEP’s who spend the majority of their time in the general education classroom. The State Department of Education would like the parents to participate in a statewide discussion around how to measure student growth for reading […]

Peggy Wenner – 2014

Not only has she been there at the State Department probing, pushing, educating, drafting, and rallying for support and funding for gifted and talented education, but she has also been a great contributor and attendee to the ITAG meetings. Her energetic focus, care, and concern for gifted education has been amazing. Dr. Peggy Wenner completed […]

High School Video Contest: World of 7 Billion

Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest can help you bring technology and creativity into your high school classes. The contest challenges your students to create a short (60 seconds or less) video illustrating the connection between world population growth and one of three global challenges dealing with either the sixth extinction, available […]

Free Mindset (Dweck) program for transitioning 9th graders!

From their website ~ High School Transition Program – Enrolling Now for Spring 2015! A brief, online program designed to raise academic achievement and motivation Helping students become resilient learners by teaching a growth mindset This program teaches students that the brain is like a muscle and can become stronger by taking on new challenges […]