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  January 27, 2011


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January, 2011


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Marshall University

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From the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
 Recorded Sessions from the NAGC 57th Annual Convention
     If teachers are interested in viewing, listening, printing or downloading the mP3 audio files of presentations and handouts from the NAGC 57th Annual Convention (and previous conventions) just email Vickie Mohnacky at for the information. The sessions will be available until May 2011. The Live Learning Center gives 24/7 access at your convenience.

     The sessions (focused on gifted education) are organized by these tracks:
* Arts
* Computers and Technology
* Conceptual Foundations
* Counseling and Guidance
* Creativity Division
* Curriculum Studies
* Early Childhood
* Global Awareness
* Math and Science
* Middle Grades
* Parent-Community
* Professional Development
* Research and Evaluation
* Special Populations
* Special Schools/Programs
* Signature Series
* Thursday Expert Perspectives
* Wednesday Essentials

From the WV Legislature

WV Legislature

      Below is the link to the January 19, 2011 edition of the "Wrap Up." This publication is issued by the West Virginia Legislature.

      Below is the link to the January 24, 2011, issue of "The Legislature" which contains a review of public education and public education-related bills introduced during the first week of the 1st Regular Session - West Virginia Legislature. "The Legislature" is a West Virginia School-Board Association publication.

Highlighted Site

The highlighted site in this issue is the eWV Encyclopedia. Find out ways to browse the eWV Encyclopedia here.

   "Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right." (Ford)

Additional Resources

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

National Research Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning
Building 6, Room 304
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305
Gifted education teachers in West Virginia receive this newsletter bi-weekly from the West Virginia Department of Education. To change your e-mail address or update your information, please email Vickie Mohnacky at or call (304) 558-2696.