Here you will find our AAGC Print Materials and News Articles, as well as Videos.

Knightdale Elementary's new AIG program

Source: The News & Observer

See Knightdale Elementary School Kindergarten teacher April Zolnierowicz lead her class in an instructional song and dance to help students learn geometric shapes on Dec. 11, 2014. It's part of the "Nurturing for a Bright Tomorrow" program to help develop and recognize AIG students.

Class 1: Leonardo H 264 LAN

First and Second Grade Leonardo Unit by Dawn Miller and Mary Elizabeth Wright starting with an explanation of the rubric designed to evaluate the Leonardo and Michelangelo debate. Then the debate takes place and then students ask questions and evaluate the debate using the rubric.

Leonardo Class 4 HighRes

Bright IDEA Classrooms, Thomasville Primary – Demonstration Site Filmed on November 4, 2008, early in the school year, think about Kindergartners' responses this soon after entering school. (description coming soon)

Duke Today: Office Hours with Margaret Gayle and Sandy Darity on a 'Bright Idea' for Education

Two Duke education experts involved in a 10-year-old project called "Bright IDEA" that has been implemented in some North Carolina schools with great success discuss education reform during a live "Office Hours" webcast March 25, 2011. Margaret Gayle is director of the American Association for Gifted Children at Duke. William "Sandy" Darity is a professor of public policy, economics and African-American studies at Duke.