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October 13, 2014
by Baylor Instant Impact

SOE Hosts Annual GT Conference for Educators [10/13/2014]


Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska was one of the major speakers at the GT Conference.

Making small changes in the classroom for gifted learners was the focus of the annual Fall GT Conference in Gifted Education.

Baylor University School of Education’s Center for Community Learning and Enrichment hosted the conference on Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Cashion Academic Center on the Baylor campus. More than 190 educators, administrators, and students attended the event. The conference featured local and national speakers in the field of gifted education. Continue Reading →

June 25, 2014
by briana_rojas

Video: Students “Dig” UYP [6/25/2014]

--UYP-Thumbnail-.jpgThe Baylor School of Education is wrapping up science, social science, fine arts and technology summer programs for gifted and talented students. SOE’s Center for Community Learning and Enrichment houses University for Young People (UYP), which hosts these programs for first through twelfth-grade students.  First through fourth-grade students attend camps at Hillcrest PDS and Woodway Elementary, and fourth through twelfth-grade students stay on the Baylor University campus.

During the week of June 9, the younger children studied archeology and made their own museum in the “Creative Problem Solving: Explorations” program at Hillcrest.  Check out our SOE video for a look at their archeological discoveries and adventures! Continue Reading →