Month: July 2021

Educators as Artists: An Evening With Author Jennifer Abrams

When Mark and I hosted the first Edjacent meeting via Zoom in January of 2021, we had modest expectations. We hoped to get a few educators we admire together to talk about issues that mattered to us. We were just discovering the language of self-authorship. Helping us on our journey was the magnificent Jennifer Abrams, …

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Why Gifted Programs Lack Diversity

by Douglas G. Wren, Ed.D. Before taking a central office job with the DeKalb County (GA) School District, I was a classroom teacher at a magnet school for high achievers. Besides testing students to determine if they qualified for the “gifted” label, I taught an afterschool assessment course to teachers who were seeking their gifted …

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