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College Board Advanced Placement Program Innovate Kentucky: Create a Spark Little Learners, Big Ideas

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

World Council for Gifted & Talented Children (housed at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU)

National Association for Gifted Children

The Association for the Gifted

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky (located at WKU)

Audio Resources



Dr. Bruce Kessler, KIEC presenter:

In this episode of the Innovation Update, Dr. Bruce Kessler discusses the overlap in the STEM disciplines and how technology has changed math education at the college level.

Drew Curtis on

Drew Curtis is the founder and administrator of, a news and entertainment aggregate website, and the author of It's Not News, It's FARK: How Mass Media Tries to Pass off Crap as News. In this episode of the Innovation Update, Dr. Julia Roberts of The Center for Gifted Studies talks with Drew about what impedes and encourages innovation, and how his entrepreneurial journey has unfolded. To see the TED Talk Drew mentions in this episode, click here. 

Cluster Grouping Basics:

Dr. Marcia Gentry, the director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute and Professor of Educational Studies at Purdue University, speaks with Dr. Julia Roberts about the fundamental advantages of and strategies associated with cluster grouping at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education February 7, 2012.

Exploring the Excellence Gap:

Dr. Jonathan Plucker, director of the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy and professor of educational psychology and cognitive science at Indiana University, discusses the excellence gap with Dr. Julia Roberts. Dr. Plucker describes the gap as the advanced equivalent of the achievement gap and explains its troubling persistence.

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