PROGRAM/SERVICE OPTIONS AND/OR ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES STRAND - SESSIONS
Keys to Successful Schoolwide or District-wide Differentiation
Presented by Carolyn Coil
Gifted students need rigorous and engaging learning activities throughout their school day. For most, this will only occur if general education teachers differentiate their instruction. In this session, Carolyn will discuss a practical, long-term, step-by-step approach to differentiation training.
How to Keep Diverse Gifted Students Learning: the Role of Non-verbal Programming
Presented by Dory Muller
This workshop will expose current demographic trends of K-12 Hispanic gifted learners in our school district and consider their background that is similar to regular education when designing advanced programming curriculum and not entirely language- and academic-based.
Supporting High-ability Students Through Acceleration
Presented by Kim Thomas-Cain
Acceleration strategies are a most effective approach to help ensure that highly able students receive quality gifted and talented programming and achieve at their greatest educational potential. Leave this session understanding acceleration and its use as a powerful educational tool.