The following resources and tools will help readers make individual decisions.
Using Academic Progress Monitoring for Individualized Instructional Planning (http://www.intensiveintervention.org/webinars/2013March). This webinar discusses various approaches to progress monitoring with a focus on the value and implications of using progress monitoring to track the growth of students with intensive academic needs. The webinar provides a step-by-step walk-through of the process for using progress monitoring data to make instructional decisions for individual students. It also provides student-level examples.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.