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Welcome to the 57th Annual California Association for the Gifted Conference!
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Saturday, February 23 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Revving-Up the Revolutionary War

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Come to the Room Where it Happens! In this session discover how you can revolutionize the way you teach the Revolutionary War with a pop culture perspective. Two teachers of gifted students will share how they brought the hit musical Hamilton to the classroom to merge student interest with social studies. This dynamic unit brings the war to life using songs from the hit musical. Don’t throw away your shot to see how you can infuse music, lyric analysis, and even break-up letters into your Revolutionary War unit! Also, learn how you can apply this process to create your own engaging units in social studies.

Speakers
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Lisa Barba

Teacher, Mirman School
Lisa Barba has been a teacher for the past 12 years, four of which have been with gifted students at Mirman School. She is eager to share her knowledge of gifted education with others who share her passion for teaching this population of students.
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Suzanna Zifkin

Teacher, Mirman School
Suzanna Zifkin has been a teacher at Mirman School for five years. Previously, she has presented at the Progressive Education Network conference and is excited to share her classroom perspective with other educators who specialize in gifted education.



Saturday February 23, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Andreas Room

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