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Project LIFT in the News

  • LIFT at NAGC ’19
    Our team will be attending this year’s NAGC convention! There will be two poster presentations on Friday, November 8 at 12 pm. They are titled “‘See Me!’ Examining and Expanding Teacher Perceptions of High Potential” and “Elevating Expectations by Breaking the Glass Ceiling.” On Saturday, November 9 at 12 pm, we will be giving a […]

Through Project LIFT (Learning Informs Focused Teaching), we seek to enhance professional preparation and practice related to developing advanced academic potential in the primary grades, particularly in students from underserved populations. The project focuses on teacher perceptions of high potential and use of instructional practices that may encourage and develop students’ advanced potential. The project encourages increased teacher involvement in the process of eliciting, recognizing, and responding to high potential in the primary grades, as well as supporting the ongoing development of critical and creative thinking skills in all students