The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Association for the Gifted and Talented is an independent, voluntary organization of parents, educators and friends of the gifted. Our organization was established in 1978 and continues today providing resources for parents and advocating for students.
The mission of the C-FB AGT is to advocate for the needs of the gifted and to ensure that all gifted and talented students in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District receive appropriate educational opportunities.
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Carrollton Farmers Branch Association of Gifted and Talented (AGT) is pleased to offer Introduction to Azure Cloud for students and the local community!
Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals use to build, deploy, and manage applications through our global network of datacenters. Be part of the prosperity and technology by learning AZURE.
Mon, January 20, 2020
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tasacom Technologies, 13151 Emily Road, Dallas, Texas 75240
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The Young Scientist Challenge is a youth science and engineering competition administered by Discovery Education and 3M for middle school students in the United States, similar to the European Union Contest for Young Scientists. Students apply by creating a 1-2 minute video detailing their idea for a new invention intended to solve an everyday problem. Ten finalists are chosen annually to work alongside a 3M scientist during a summer mentorship and receive a trip to the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, to compete for $25,000 and the title of America's Top Young Scientist.
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How Collaboration Unlocks Learning and Lessens Student Isolation
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Finding Their Element: Nurturing Gifted Kids' Passions
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Senate Interim Charges Include Review of Impact of G/T Allotment Repeal
This week, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released 116 Senate Committee charges to study in the interim before the 2021 legislative session. Among these charges is to monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Education passed by the 86th Legislature The monitoring charge, spearheaded by Senator Jane Nelson, directs the committee to “Review the impact of the repeal of a Gifted and Talented allotment on programs in districts and charter schools; Highlight various innovative Gifted and Talented programs in districts and charter schools across the state, and make recommendations on methods to strengthen and promote Gifted and Talented programs throughout Texas” (see p. 4).
TAGT appreciates the efforts of Senator Nelson, a strong G/T advocate, and is thrilled that G/T programs and funding will continue to be highlighted as an area of focus for the Senate Committee on Education.