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Saturday, February 23
 

10:30am

Quality Curriculum and Instruction for Advanced Learners: A Look at Essential Elements
Limited Capacity seats available

A general principle of education is that a curriculum should address and thus respect individual learner characteristics. Curriculum designed to be a catalyst for developing advanced capacity in young people must be flexible enough to provide them with appropriate challenge and support at all points in their evolution as learners. This session will share examples of curricular planning tools, instructional pedagogies, and practices that can be used to design curricular options for advanced level students.

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Dr. Jann Leppien

Professor, Whitworth University
Dr. Jann Leppien is a professor and the Margo Long Endowed Chair in Gifted Education at Whitworth University. Whitworth's Center for Gifted Education supports policies that encourage the diverse expressions of gifts and talents and offers a Gifted Education Specialty Endorsement and... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Mesquite G Room
 
Sunday, February 24
 

10:40am

Schoolwide Enrichment Model
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide an overview of The Schoolwide Enrichment Model, and specific strategies for implementing the model in a variety of schools with students of different ages and demographic backgrounds.  The model, based on more than 40 years of research and development, is a comprehensive system for infusing "high-end learning" and talent development opportunities into schools and enrichment programs. This session will provide an overview of specific strategies for implementing the SEM, including the development of Total Talent Portfolios, Curriculum Modification Techniques, and Enrichment Teaching and Learning Opportunities, such as Enrichment Clusters and Type III investigations.

Speakers
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Sally Reis

Letitia Neag Morgan Chair in Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut
Sally M. Reis recently completed a six-year term as the vice provost for academic affairs and currently holds the Letitia Neag Endowed Chair and is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. She was previously a department... Read More →
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Dr. Joseph Renzulli

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut
Dr. Joseph Renzulli is a leader and pioneer in gifted education and applying the pedagogy of gifted education teaching strategies to all students. The American Psychological Association named him among the 25 most influential psychologists in the world. He received the Harold W. McGraw... Read More →



Sunday February 24, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Madera Room
 


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