Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lego Building at The Robot Garage

Gifted in Michigan invites TAL members to attend their Lego-building event at the Robot Garage on November 6.  For more information, see their eVite here.

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Save the Date: October 14

We are going to have a TAL hayride at Heritage Park on the evening of Friday, October 14. More info and an online signup to come soon!

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Michigan Association of Teacher Educators – Fall Conference to Focus on Gifted

The Michigan Association of Teacher Educators is partnering with the Michigan Association for Gifted Children to present their fall conference, with the theme “Meeting educational challenges in difficult times.”  The conference will be held October 21-22 in Dearborn.  This could … Continue reading

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Tell us how the new school year is going

Now that the school year is underway, we’d like to know how it’s going for your accelerated-learner student.  Please take a few moments to let us know what you’ve done to advocate for your child(ren) and how your student feels … Continue reading

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Upcoming TAL Events

Please add the following upcoming TAL events to your calendar and pre-register for all events (except Sept. 28) at Signup Genius.  Links to be posted soon. Sept. 28 — Destination Imagination kickoff (FPS District-wide, not TAL sponsored).  7pm at Dunckel … Continue reading

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Gifted in Michigan Website

The Gifted in Michigan group invites TAL members to visit their website and participate in discussions and events. The Gifted in Michigan group is meant to be a safe place for parents of gifted children to share stories, seek advice, find … Continue reading

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National History Day Contest

Here’s an enrichment opportunity for history buffs!  This year’s theme is “Revolution, Reaction, Reform – in History”… that certainly seems timely.  Students can pick a local, state, national, or international topic relating to that theme.  Students in grades 6-12 are … Continue reading

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TAL Event Featured in Michigan PTA e-Newsletter

Thanks to Tammy Luty, the Michigan PTA included a story about a TAL-sponsored event in their September/October e-newsletter.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens event.  The article applauds Farmington TAL and PTAs across the state for picking up areas … Continue reading

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Speech to Board of Education

Farmington Area PTA Council President Tammy Luty discussed TAL in her speech to the Board of Education.  Thank you Tammy, for such an eloquent summary! “Farmington PTA Council will…have a new committee organized under it this year, TAL (Together for … Continue reading

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Choir opportunity for grades 3-5

A new choir group for 3 – 5 graders in Farmington Hills is being formed, and all students are invited to participate.  No audition is required.  This is a great enrichment in music, especially if your students is interested in … Continue reading

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