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Saturday, February 23 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Developing Thinkers

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Attend this session to learn about how one school district is bringing early childhood gifted education to life. The presenters will share how the vision for a highly gifted academy beginning in Kinder Prep was developed and how the classroom instruction is allowing our brightest, youngest thinkers opportunities for academic and affective development within a framework for learning where depth, complexity, acceleration, and novelty are a core philosophy.


Heather Brown

Kindergarten Teacher, Higley Unified School District, Arizona
Originally from Texas, Heather holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She has taught elementary school for 20 years with experience in PK-6 in 4 states in both the public and private setting. She is an expert in differentiated instruction and currently teaches Kindergarten... Read More →

Dr. Kim Dodds

Gifted and Talented Education Coordinator, Higley Unified School District, Arizona
Originally from California, Kim has been in education for 23 years. She is a graduate of USC where shestudied with Dr, Kaplan and earned her undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral degrees. She has been a GATE classroom teacher, TOSA and CAG Demonstration teacher. She left the classroom... Read More →

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

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