Florida Association for the Gifted


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Reversing Underachievement: Helping Gifted Underachievers Reach Their Potential

Presented by Carolyn Coil

Many mindsets common to schooling in the 21st century discourage rather than encourage gifted learners. How can we be the promoters of a growth mindset for gifted kids? Explore practical strategies for helping gifted students achieve at their maximum potential.


Your Child’s Gifted Specialist: a Valuable Resource and Advocate

Presented by Eileen Lerner and Chen√© W. Olgar

Your child’s Gifted teacher can be your greatest advocate. From the vantage points of parents and educators, our presentation will help you navigate the education system to best advocate for your child.




Saving a Seat on the Bus- an Inclusion Classroom for Special Populations of Gifted

Presented by Laurie Smith

Share novel instructional strategies for AP Biology to maximize student engagement and deepen content understanding especially in diverse learners.




Introduction to Engaging Students of Color: Divergent and Convergent Thinking Styles

Presented by Michelle Martin

Participants will examine creative thinking strategies to provide appropriate and relevant instruction for engaging students of color.




The Complexity of the Twice-Exceptional Child

Presented by Patricia Gatto-Walden, PhD

For the twice-exceptional child discrepancies exist between what is understood and what is shown. While intellectually gifted, these children can become frustrated, lack confidence, fixate on limitations and doubt strengths. Come learn how to effectively respond to these children’s needs.



Engaging African American Students: Convergent and Divergent Thinking

Presented by Michelle Martin

Participants will examine creative thinking strategies to provide appropriate and relevant instruction for engaging students of color.



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