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Saturday, February 23
 

7:45am

Learning Politics: A Game Approach
Limited Capacity seats available

There is evidence that today’s students as tomorrow’s voters are unfamiliar with the concept and practice of POLITICS.  This session presents a curriculum that can be used as a teaching tool to introduce the teaching and learning of politics.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 7:45am - 8:45am
Mojave Room

10:30am

Situational Learning: Problem Solving in Social-Emotional Contexts
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will introduce participants to a “curricular game” that applies the prompts of Depth and Complexity to problem-solving in personal, and social situations.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Mojave Room

1:00pm

Differentiated Curriculum as a Tool for Non-Traditional Identification
Limited Capacity seats available

No tests! No scores! This session will provide participants with experiential approaches to identify students of diversity as gifted. Participants will be provided with a curriculum as an opportunity to be recognized as gifted for academic, linguistic, cultural, and economic diversity in K-3 students.  Examples from Project CHANGE, a Jacob Javits grant will be displayed and discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mojave Room

2:15pm

Intra-and-Interdisciplinary Differentiation of Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will discuss how creating and implementing a curriculum that provides gifted learners with opportunities to form connections within and across the disciplines.  Forging relationships across subjects is a strategy to extend abilities and develop interests of the gifted.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Mojave Room

3:30pm

Creating an Academic Identity
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will discuss and describe an analysis of curriculum and instructional strategies that promote the gifted students’ abilities to form a productive identity as an “intellectual.”

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mojave Room
 
Sunday, February 24
 

8:00am

The Differentiation Continuum
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will introduce and discuss a differentiated continuum – Reinforce, Refine, and Redefine.  These three processes represent a continuum or set of strategies to differentiate curriculum – either pre-developed or newly designed.   This continuum will be highlighted as appropriate for any subject area at any grade level.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Mojave Room

10:40am

A New Approach to Independent Study
Limited Capacity seats available

The project or independent study approach is a traditional form of differentiation. The introduction and culmination of an independent study will be presented with the intent to integrate independent study into any and all subject areas as a unique, individualized experience for gifted learners.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


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

11:50am

The Gifted Students’ Voice in Differentiating Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

The concept of “shared leadership" will be demonstrated as a technique to engage gifted students as both designers and producers of differentiated curricular experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California
Dr. Sandra N. Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief, Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California has been Principal Investigator of four projects funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Student Education Act, Department of Education. Each of these projects focused... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jessica Manzone

Dr. Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
Jessica Manzone, University of Southern California, has been a Research Assistant on two Department of Education grants to assist in the collection and analysis of data. Dr. Manzone currently teaches at USC in the MAT program. She also has been instrumental in managing the grant resources... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 11:50am - 12:50pm
Mojave Room
 


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